8 of Our Easy-to-Reach Urology Locations

When you need to make an appointment with us, don’t fret. We’ve got eight locations to serve you. 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

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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, 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 and excessive eating during the holidays

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3 Things to Know About Robotic Surgery

You may have heard of robotic surgery or even discussed the possibility of it with your doctor. Robotic surgery’s been approved for some time. It’s used in addition to or in place of conventional surgical methods to achieve surgeries that would be nearly impossible with conventional surgical methods. It also has some benefits and can

How to Prevent Prostate Cancer

Preventing prostate cancer—like preventing many other diseases—requires you to tend to your overall health, not just one specific factor. Since the body functions as a whole, you’ll need to keep up with all aspects of your health to try to prevent this disease. While there are certain risk factors one cannot control such as age, family history, and race, you can still help prevent prostate cancer by making healthy life choices.

September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Each year, nearly 30,000 men die from prostate cancer. In fact, it’s the second leading cause of death from cancer in men after lung cancer. This is why September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Being aware of your risk for prostate cancer—as well as the signs, symptoms, and detection tests—is important to educate yourself about your health.

Prostate Cancer Early Detection

Early detection of prostate cancer can be crucial to its treatment success. While there are many factors that can influence prostate cancer, your risk of prostate cancer still increases as you age. In your 40s is a good time to start thinking about getting screened for prostate cancer. What should you know about early detection of prostate cancer?

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