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Evolve Male Clinic was created to help treat the most personal of men´s health problems. Our revolutionary treatments have enabled experienced medical doctors focusing specifically in the area of erectile dysfunction to offer a success rate of over 90% to patients who have come to our clinics. Here at Evolve Male Clinic, we understand the anxiety associated with erectile dysfunction, and the courage required to present oneself for treatment. Accordingly, each patient is managed with the strictest codes of confidentiality and professionalism. In fact, every patient is afforded the privacy of his own room in an effort to ensure that his visit to our clinic remains completely confidential.
As a concierge medicine center, we do not accept insurance. Nonetheless, we can provide you with a medical bill and a copy of your clinical record (including diagnosis codes required by insurance). You may use this to submit to your insurance company. Depending on your insurance company you may or may not receive some form of reimbursement (partial or full). Please don´t hesitate to contact Evolve Male Clinic with any questions you may have.
It is extremely common, afflicting an estimated 30 million men in the U.S and over 3 million men in Canada. About half of all men aged 40 – 70 have erectile dysfunction.
In some instances it is preventable. The following have been shown to decrease the occurrence of ED – Reducing stress. Healthy diet and lifestyle. Stopping cigarette smoking and alcohol intake. Controlling your medical problems such as diabetes and hypertension
Your medical provider will perform a comprehensive history and physical. ED can be a gradual process and it may take months to years for you to develop symptoms such as loss of firmness in the erection. The information you provide will help determine the degree of ED. Also, additional tests may performed such as blood work and an ultrasound.
Although no specific cure exists, the treatment available at Evolve Male Clinic can significantly improve your ED. Specifically, our medication therapy after one year has allowed approximately 30 – 40% of men to stop using our treatments or require less medication.
Many treatments exist for ED. At Evolve Male Clinic we offer the most effective treatment available on the market today which is our medication therapy. It is has the highest success rate and considered the gold standard treatment option.
For some patients, hormone replacement therapy is needed to help treat a low sex drive.
With our medication therapy most men maintain an erection, even after ejaculation. With oral medication you will generally lose your erection after you ejaculate and you may have an easier time getting a second erection, should you want it.
Viagra, Cialis and Levitra are all part of a class of medications called PDE5 inhibitors. Essentially these drugs help increase blood flow to the penis to produce longer lasting, firmer erections. Sexual stimulation is required for these medications to work. Viagra, Cialis and Levitra have similar common side effect profiles with some differences. They include headache, facial flushing, upset stomach, vision changes, and drop in blood pressure to name a few. Some men don’t experience any side effects. If the doctors at Evolve determine these medications are safe for you, the only way to really know which treatment will produce the least side effects is to try it.
The doctors at Evolve Male Clinic can prescribe any of these medications when appropriate. Our doctors are very experienced and can tell you in advance if these medications are safe for you to take and which brand might be most suitable for your individual case. Once prescribed, you should try a medication several times on different occasions before determining whether or not it is working well. If you do not have success, you should consult with the doctor again. At Evolve Male Clinic, patients go through a detailed medical examination and the doctor will help you determine which treatment option is best for you.
Viagra or other similar drugs may be taken even if you get headaches or have heart problems. This needs to be verified by an experienced physician and examined on a case by case basis. However, if you have angina or are taking any kind of nitro-derivatives it is not recommended that Viagra be used. If Viagra is not appropriate for you, there are several other effective options available.
The doctors at Evolve Male Clinic have extensive knowledge and special training in the area of erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation and other sexual difficulties. They focus exclusively in treating sexual difficulties in men. They understand your anxieties and have the knowledge to offer effective solutions to each individual´s situation.
Diabetes is one of the most common medical disorders associated with ED. It is estimated that 35 – 60% of men with diabetes have ED. The vascular and neuralgic complications associated with the natural history of diabetes are thought to be the main causes of ED in men with diabetes.
Evolve Male Clinic successfully treats many men who have ED as a result of diabetes.
In excessive amounts cigarette smoking, alcohol consumption and drug use can all lead to erectile dysfunction.
As a side effect, some prescription medications can lead to erection problems. Check with your physician if you are concerned about a medication you are taking.
Yes, it is possible to be on more than one treatment at any given time. Also, it is possible for a patient to use our medication therapy in conjunction with other oral medication as long as they ARE NOT used at the same time. It is important to follow the doctor´s directions.
You definitely have the potential to resume full sexual function. It may take some time before you know whether or not the surgery affected your sexual functioning but don´t wait to discuss this with a doctor at Evolve Male Clinic. If you discover that you have erectile dysfunction as a result of prostate surgery, successful treatment to help you achieve strong erections is certainly possible. Other things to consider before you undergo prostate cancer surgery are: the type of surgery you are offered (there are nerve sparing techniques available) and the experience of your surgeon. At Evolve Male Clinic, we have had great success with patients who are experiencing ED after prostate cancer surgery.
You should see a doctor about erectile dysfunction or premature ejaculation as soon as it begins to bother you or cause problems in your love life. There are ways to treat and maybe even cure these conditions.
At Evolve Male Clinic we encourage you to discuss your ED issues with your physician. We understand that many primary care doctors are very busy and may not have an adequate amount of time during your appointment to properly address these issues. We understand that you may be uncomfortable talking to your primary care doctor about your sexual health. Other specialists may be sought such as Urologists to help you with your issues. Often long wait times may deter you from seeking the medical attention you deserve. When talking to a physician about your most personal health concerns, you should not feel rushed. You should feel that your health care professional is taking the time to understand your problem, is asking questions, and also educating you about your sexual health. At the Evolve Male Clinic, our doctors have been specifically trained in the treatment of erectile dysfunction and have the knowledge and experience to determine the best possible solution for your specific condition. Our doctors see many patients just like you, every single day, and understand the fear and frustration you may be experiencing. We have a dedicated and compassionate staff that will make you feel comfortable from the moment you step in our center. At Evolve Male Clinic, your privacy and confidentiality is extremely important to us. There is no waiting room and will be directly shown to a private room when you arrive. We spend a considerable amount of time with you (usually about 2 hours on your first visit) so you will have a chance to ask all of your questions without feeling rushed. Our goal is to make you comfortable and take the time to discuss your issues.
Waking up with an erection in the morning, when you have difficulty achieving an erection at other times of the day, can indicate that there may be a psychological problem interfering with your ability to get or maintain an erection and this may be directly related to excessive amounts of adrenaline in the blood stream. Do not let your problem persist.
Yes! In fact we encourage you to bring your partner if you are comfortable with them attending the consultation.
You are NOT too old to benefit from one or all of the treatments available. Here at Evolve Male Clinic we have successfully treated patients in their 90’s! If you can walk up one flight of stairs without exhaustion, you are probably healthy enough to participate in sexual activity. You are only as old as you feel! Your overall physical health should be examined and the doctor can confirm for you whether or not you should consider using treatment.
Not usually. Most often erectile dysfunction is caused by physical rather than psychological reasons. However, physical impotence can often be compounded by psychological factors.
There are many options available for treating erectile dysfunction. Always make the decision with proper medical help. The doctors at Evolve Male Clinic are highly trained and offer a range of treatments. Privacy and discretion are assured and patients are made to feel entirely at ease. In fact, every patient is afforded the privacy of his own room. A complete individual assessment is performed and a full clinical diagnosis made, before a course of treatment is recommended. Call or book your appointment online today.