Smoking increase the risk of Peyronie’s disease

A new study shows a significant correlation between smoking and Peyronie’s disease According to the results of this study done by a team of Italian urologists, cigarette smoking may be a risk factor to develop Peyronie’s disease. In fact, men who smoke are seven times more likely than nonsmokers to develop Peyronie’s disease. This number […]

Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy to treat Peyronie’s disease

New groundbreaking procedure to treat Peyronie’s disease Peyronie’s disease is the development of abnormal scar tissue inside the penis that causes a bent shape of the penis. Not only do these scar tissues create the curvature of the penis, but it can also lead to erectile dysfunction or flaccidity. Peyronie’s disease may prevent a man […]

The differences between penis curve and Peyronie’s disease

Contrary to popular belief, a bent or a curve in your penis DOESN’T mean that you have Peyronies Disease.

When you first started doing research on the Internet about treatment to straighten your curved penis, you may have encountered information about a condition that cause a penile curvature, Peyronie’s disease. This affliction was named after the French surgeon that first described it, Francois de la Peyronie, in 1743. Peyronie’s disease is characterized by a severe curve in the penis caused by the hardening of tissue. A plaque or hard lump forms in the penis, usually on top or under the shaft, in the layers of erectile tissue. The plaque should feel like “dead tissue” that is neither painful or pleasurable when touched.