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

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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Signs of an Overactive Bladder

An overactive bladder is when there’s an issue with your bladder function that makes you feel like you need to urinate, usually suddenly and often. For some people, this change happens over time and they just learn to live with the symptoms of an overactive bladder without getting it treated; however, the symptoms can be

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Counseling to Treat Female Low Sex Drive

If you’re experiencing a low sex drive (LSD), you don’t have to live with it. Finding out the causes of your female low sex drive can help you find a solution. While female desire is made up of many factors, you can look at your biological reasons as well as your life factors that could

4 Causes of Female Low Sexual Drive

Low sex drive (LSD) can simultaneously affect many parts of our lives and be caused by many parts of our lives. Different stressors, medical issues, hormone changes, and other problems can all contribute to a female low sex drive. If you’re experiencing any changes in your sex drive or your partner’s sex drive, you may

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4 Types of Prostatitis

Prostatitis is, quite simply, inflammation of the prostate. This inflammation may point to an infection of the prostate, but this is not always the case. The causes of prostatitis are not quite known and some of the four subtypes of prostatitis can be difficult to diagnose. Prostatitis is not prostate cancer and does not increase

3 Ways to Pass Kidney Stones

Kidney stones can only naturally come out of your body one way, which is with your urine. Small kidney stones (less than 5mm) can usually come out by themselves. Larger stones will require doctor intervention. Here are three ways to pass these smaller kidney stones.

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12 Things Your Urologist Treats

What exactly does a urologist treat? A urologist is a specialist who treats diseases or disorders of the male and female urinary tract as well as the male reproductive system. The organs included in this field are the kidneys, adrenal glands, ureters, bladder, and urethra, as well as the male testes, prostate and penis. Here is a general idea of the types of diseases and disorders that a urologist treats:

What Is Peyronie’s Disease?

Affecting a relatively small percentage of men (from 1% up to 9%), Peyronie’s disease is not common but can cause troubling symptoms for men of any age, although it most often affects men of middle age. You may be more at risk to develop Peyronie’s disease if you smoke or have high blood pressure, diabetes,

4 Signs and Symptoms of Testicular Cancer

The most common form of cancer for men in their 30s, testicular cancer and its symptoms should not be overlooked. While not as common as other types of cancer and easily treated, testicular cancer still causes hundreds of deaths each year and thousands will be diagnosed with it this year. What are the signs and symptoms of testicular cancer?