How To Do A Self-Check For Testicular Cancer

Understanding how to self-check for testicular cancer can increase the likelihood of early detection. Males of any age can develop testicular cancer, including infants and elderly men. In an effort to increase awareness, we’ve compiled a couple of easy-to-follow steps to administer a self-check, which will aid in the identification of testicular cancer. After a

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Testicular Cancer Awareness Month: Know The Signs

April is testicular cancer awareness month, so now it the time to learn or refresh your understanding of five signs that could indicate Testicular Cancer. Knowing the signs and symptoms, can equip you with the right tools to prevent and treat testicular cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates there will be 9,310 new cases of

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Recognizing National Kidney Month: 7 Early Signs of Kidney Disease

Kidney disease isn’t something that comes up in conversation when discussing ailments. For one reason or another, people often do not realize the severity inherent to kidney problems. In North Carolina, kidney disease is the ninth leading cause of death, kidney cancer specifically is number one! While Nephrologists are specialists who focus on disorders affecting

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Urology Trend: March Vasectomy Madness

  There’s an interesting Urology trend in March we thought we would share. It seems that every year around March, our appointments are filled with male vasectomies, and we have a theory of why that is... The choice to get a vasectomy in March often boils down to the guilt-free ability to enjoy March Madness.

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Top 5 Intimacy Obstacles and How to Overcome Them

Valentine’s Day represents a celebration of the intimacy and appreciation you share with your partner. Understanding common obstacles to intimacy is important to cultivating a happy and healthy relationship. We’ve compiled a list of five common intimacy obstacles, and tips on how to alleviate them. We hope this helps further your relationship and allows you

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The 5 Best Exercises for a Female Overactive Bladder

An overactive bladder can be a nuisance. Luckily, there are some exercises that will help improve urinary health and strength. These five exercises have been proven to help most patients control their overactive bladder and take back control of their lives: Pelvic Floor Ball Squeezes To begin, an exercise ball and a sturdy chair are

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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