Top 5 Health Problems for Men in Their 50s

Changes with your body don’t stop as soon as you’re fully grown: our bodies are changing as we age too, and not just our physical appearance. If you’re a man in your 50s and you consider yourself to be in good health, take a look at these top five health problems for men in their 50s—they may surprise you and encourage you to better care for your health.

Top 5 Health Problems for Men in Their 30s

Your health should be a priority before you hit the big 3-0, but this is when some common and more serious health ailments come into play. You may think you’re too young to be worrying about health problems yet, but you should consider thinking further about these top 5 health problems and what you can do to prevent and treat them.

Prostate Cancer Awareness and Control

April is National Cancer Control Month. Until we find a cure for cancer, our best bet for maintaining as much control as possible over cancer is education and awareness. This is an informational discussion of prostate cancer, the risk factors and warning signs: Risk Factors for Prostate Cancer Prostate Cancer is the second leading cause

Nutrition for a Healthy Prostate

Because prostate cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths among men in the United States, many men are beginning to proactively educate themselves regarding their prostate health. This involves a visit to the urologist to discuss any questions that you have about your prostate health, learning about the warning signs for prostate cancer, and

Five Common Prostate Cancer Treatments

If you’ve been diagnosed with prostate cancer, you probably have a lot of questions. Usually, ‘What are my treatment options?’ tops the list. And, it should. Prostate cancer is actually one of the most common cancers found in men. Today, you have a range of treatment options. If diagnosed early, prostate cancer has a high

What is Cryotherapy?

There are several treatment options for localized prostate cancer. These options include active surveillance, surgery, radiotherapy, and cryotherapy. Cryotherapy is one of the newer forms of treatment, so patients with prostate cancer usually have lots of questions about what this treatment is an how it works. If you are considering cryotherapy as a treatment for

Who’s At Risk For Prostate Cancer?

Statistics from the American Cancer Society say that 1 out of every 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetime. Though we still don’t know the exact cause of prostate cancer, there are risk factors that you should be aware of in order to know if you are in a higher risk

Common Prostate Cancer Symptoms

Prostate Cancer is the second-leading cause of death by cancer in men in the United States. Statistics estimated that there were over 238,590 men diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2013. Though the number of diagnosed cases remains high, the survival rate for men diagnosed with prostate cancer is also on the rise. This can be

What Causes Prostate Cancer?

Prostate cancer is now the most common cancer that occurs in men. It is not known exactly what causes the disease but there are a number of risk factors that may mean you are more likely to develop this disease. If you have any of the risk factors below and start to develop symptoms of

What Does A Urologist Do?

Does a word ending with “...ologist” cause a bit of confusion for you? In our world of specializations, we are so fortunate to have doctors who are experts in treating our different body parts and organ systems. But what exactly does a urologist do? A urologist is a doctor who specializes in treating conditions affecting