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 Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)?

If you haven't heard of benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH, chances are you will. Formerly known as prostatism, an estimated 50% of men have evidence of BPH by age 50 and 75% have it by age 80. BPH is a non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate gland that can occur as men get older. It can cause bothersome urinary symptoms such as having to urinate often, urgency, difficulty starting, incomplete bladder emptying, getting up at night, and sometimes incontinence.

4 Ways to Treat an Enlarged Prostate

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) is the medical term for an enlarged prostate. The good news - it’s not cancer. The bad news - you are likely to experience symptoms such as trouble urinating, needing to urinate frequently, dribbling after urination ends, or the sensation of your bladder being full even when it is empty. Fortunately