10 Foods to Avoid With an Overactive Bladder

Many byproducts of what you eat and drink are directly excreted into the urinary tract. If your diet consists of foods or drinks that are known bladder irritants, your OAB symptoms may become worse. So take precaution and avoid these foods and beverages that may irritate the bladder:

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Answers to Your Top Questions About Kidney Cancer

Demographically, the average age of diagnosis is 64 years. Approximately 62,000 people each year are diagnosed with this disease and although it affects both sexes, it is more common in men. Below we’re answering some of the top questions about the causes and treatment of kidney cancer.

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Preventing and Passing Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are mineral deposits that build up over time as the kidneys remove waste products, minerals, and excess water from our blood.

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What to Expect Before, During, and After a Vasectomy

A vasectomy is a brief surgical procedure that cuts and seals off the vas deferens through a scrotal opening, which prevents sperm from entering the patient’s semen. A vasectomy is the safest and most effective form of birth control – the chances of getting pregnant after a vasectomy is 1 in 2000. The procedure is

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Importance of Getting your PSA Screening

PSA, or Prostate-Specific Antigen, is a protein produced by both cancerous and noncancerous cells of the prostate gland. A small amount of this protein in the male bloodstream is actually normal as it assists in the process of liquefying semen. Why is a PSA Screening Important? PSA screening is important in identifying prostate cancer early

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Meet the Doctor—Manish N. Damani, MD

Say hello to Dr. Manish N. Damani with Urology Specialists of the Carolinas! Dr. Damani specializes in a wide variety of urological health problems to help his patients achieve their best health. He also holds numerous memberships and is available at a number of locations for you to make an appointment with him. Dr. Damani

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Have Difficulty Urinating? What to Do for Urinary Retention

If you are experiencing a weakened stream of urine accompanied by a pressing need to urinate, or the inability to urinate at all, you may be experiencing urinary retention. There are several factors that could be causing this difficulty with urination. You may be able to urinate after following some simple steps, or you may

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6 Superfoods for a Healthy Prostate

The best treatment is prevention! Did you know that eating well could reduce your risk for prostate problems? An enlarged prostate (or benign prostatic hyperplasia, BPH) is extremely common in older men and can have adverse health symptoms, and let’s not forget about prostate cancer, which is one of the most common cancers among men.

Medications and Hormones That Affect Fertility

Medications and hormones can impact your fertility. There are many factors that can determine whether or not someone has a problem with infertility. Your environment plays a role, as does your lifestyle. There are also factors you can’t necessarily control, such as whether or not you had an undescended testicle at birth. Medications and hormones

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Understanding the Food Pyramid — New Guidelines

It’s not always a piece of cake to ensure you're getting enough of every food group, but the U.S Department of Agriculture’s new food pyramid guidelines make it a lot easier. With these new guidelines, the Department of Agriculture aims to make the pyramid more simple to understand so that you can optimize your health.

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