What is Prostatitis?

Prostatitis is usually an infection of the prostate that leads to inflammation. However, inflammation of the prostate can also occur with no sign of an infection. Prostatitis is common and can affect men of all ages. Let’s learn some more about prostatitis and how it affects your urinary health. Causes and Symptoms It is not

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8 of Our Easy-to-Reach Urology Locations

When you need to make an appointment with us, don’t fret. Urology Specialists of the Carolinas is here to get you the urological care you need at eight easy-to-reach locations throughout North Carolina.   Check out all of our eight convenient locations to see which one is the closest to your home or office!  

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5 Healthy Foods for Your Health

With so many food options out there, considering what to eat can sometimes seem overwhelming. While processed foods offer an easy and tasty solution, eating mostly pre-packaged foods isn’t a solution at all. Your body needs real food to be healthy. You can nourish your body and promote urinary health by eating these five healthy

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5 Ways to Watch Your Weight This Holiday Season

While the holidays are a time to spend with friends and family, for many who aren't careful to watch their weight, the holidays are also a time to put on a few extra pounds. This usually doesn’t happen by choice, but rather by the overeating and disproportionate portion sizes that come with family meals. Overeating

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7 Ways to Treat BPH

BPH (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia) is very common in men over forty. In fact, nearly all men will experience an enlarged prostate at some point in their later years. Some men will experience symptoms and some won’t. The symptoms of BPH include frequent urination, difficulty urinating, and feeling like you need to urinate and absolutely can’t

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4 Symptoms of BPH You Shouldn’t Ignore

Health problems are your body’s way of telling you something is wrong. This is why it’s always important to listen to your body and not ignore any symptoms you’re experiencing. This is especially true for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), which is very common in men over 40. In fact, up to 90% of men will

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Top 3 Questions to Ask Your Urologist

Visiting a urologist can make some people a little anxious, but urologists are doctors just like any other doctor—they’re there to help you overcome your health problems, ensure you’re healthy and live your best life. That being said, it’s best to be prepared when visiting your urologist, whether you’re going in for a regular checkup or

4 Types of Incontinence

If you suffer from urinary incontinence, you’re not alone. Millions of Americans, both men and women, suffer from incontinence. While the problem is slightly more common in women due to the urethra being shorter and the likelihood of childbirth weakening the muscular support of the bladder and urethra, anyone at any age can experience incontinence.

What You Need to Know About Passing Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are unpleasant little formations in your kidneys that will eventually need to pass through and exit your body. Not everyone will get kidney stones, but those who do may have a history of not getting enough fluids or calcium in their diet. While rumored to be painful, passing your kidney stone is necessary.

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Treatment Options for Stress Incontinence in Women

Stress incontinence is one of the most common types of incontinence for women. This could be due to the fact that women give birth, and therefore their pelvic floor muscles that support the bladder and urethra are more likely to be weakened. Fortunately, stress incontinence can be treated and most women are able to find relief