7 Holiday Diet Tips For a Healthy Bladder

Most people are concerned about gaining weight from their holiday diet, but few people take into consideration their urological health. During the holiday season, many people have an increased risk of compromising their health due to the tendency to splurge on treats that wouldn’t necessarily be part of their regular diet. When these foods are

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Does Soda Cause Kidney Stones?

  Kidney stones are hard, pebble-like deposits made from minerals and salts that form in your kidneys. About 11% of men and 7% of women suffer from kidney stones, and they have a track record for occurring more than once. They can be extremely painful as they pass. The pain from kidney stones has been

The Great Pumpkin Seed Debate: Benefits for Prostate Health

Fall is upon us, and a season staple is the pumpkin! They’re everywhere. In that spirit, we want to take the opportunity to discuss the great pumpkin seed debate. Patients have had many questions regarding the potential benefit of prostate supplements and whether there are alternatives to prescription medications to help keep your prostate healthy. Can

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Urology Specialists – Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. In recognition we are sharing information on how you can support loved ones and friends with prostate cancer, a disease that affects one in six men in the United States. Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers found in men, which is why it is important to

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Surgical Options for Treatment of Male Stress Urinary Incontinence

Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) is the involuntary loss of urine due to stress or strain on the bladder. Such leakage most often occurs with activities such as laughing, coughing, or sneezing. The most common cause of stress incontinence is prostate cancer treatment. Surgery and/or radiation for prostate cancer can affect the external urethral sphincter muscle,

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Active Surveillance Treatment as Option for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer

Active surveillance is one of the 6 viable treatment options for men with prostate cancer who do not undergo immediate radical treatment such as surgery or radiation therapy.

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7 Ways To Prevent a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) This Summer

Urinary Tract Infections are one of the most common infections among individuals, especially women. UTIs are responsible for more than 8.1 million visits to physicians’ offices per year and about five percent of all visits to primary care physicians. Approximately 40 percent of women and 12 percent of men will experience at least one symptomatic

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6 Treatment Options for Localized Prostate Cancer

The prostate is a walnut-sized gland located between the bladder and the penis that plays a vital role in male reproduction. Unfortunately, about 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime. There are a lot of options for effective treatments; however, most are recommended on an individual case basis. Depending

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The Surprising Link Between Bladder Cancer and Smoking

Although tobacco has been a common link to cancer, it might surprise you that smoking is actually the single biggest risk factor for bladder cancer!

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5 Signs Your Partner Might Have Peyronie’s Disease

Peyronie's disease is caused by scar tissue, called plaque, that forms inside the penis, making it curve upward or to the side, causing discomfort and penile deformity.