7 Reasons to See a Urologist

Many of us put off seeing a doctor and ignore pain that could be a symptom of a serious medical problem, but there are times when you need to consult an expert. When do you need to make an appointment with your urologist? Here are... 7 Reasons to See a Urologist Prostate Health As men

What Causes Kidney Stones?

Causes of Kidney Stones The causes of kidney stones vary in part because not all kidney stones are created equally. Kidney stones have different chemical bases, so they can result from different lifestyle factors. However, people will only have so much control over whether or not they develop kidney stones. Eating a healthy diet and

Treatment for Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are one of the most common disorders of the urinary tract and the pain can be quite unbearable. Luckily, a variety of treatments exist for people suffering from this condition. The treatment chosen usually depends on the size and severity of the stones. Below are some of those treatment options. Self Treating Kidney

Signs of Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are difficult to miss. The majority of people that experience problems with kidney stones will recognize the problem relatively quickly. In fact, many people that experience symptoms of kidney stones may suspect that they are suffering from another condition, with potentially more severe symptoms. Kidney stones are manageable, and although they're painful, they

How are kidney stones treated?

When I moved to North Carolina in 2005, I knew that I would be living in a part of the country that has the highest rate of kidney stones. Two short years later, I had an episode of visible blood in my urine and pain in my side. Thankfully, it was not the excruciating pain

News 14 – In Depth: Dr. Roberto Ferraro, “The Stone Belt”

Dr. Roberto Ferraro explains why the Southeast is known as “The Stone Belt” and how North Carolina and South Carolina compare to the rest of the nation in number of kidney stones instances.   Check out this segment on our YouTube Channel: UroCarolinas

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