3 Causes of Prostatitis

Prostatitis is a non-cancerous condition in which the prostate gland is inflamed. While the causes can be different for every individual, some causes of prostatitis are simply not known. However, there have been a few causes that have been found to encourage prostatitis. The prostate gland can get irritated as a result of these conditions,

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Top 5 Treatments for Prostatitis

Prostatitis is a common condition that can affect men of all ages. It involves inflammation of the prostate and can be asymptomatic, although many men will experience symptoms such as frequent or painful urination. Scheduling an appointment with your urologist if you have any symptoms is vital, as acute bacterial type of prostatitis can be

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Kidney Stone-Free Diet for the Holidays

The holidays are a time to celebrate—don’t let kidney stones get you down! Whether you’re eating to decrease your risk of kidney stones or to prevent yourself from getting another one, here’s a list of great foods to eat during this holiday season to keep you kidney stone-free!   Drink Water Although technically not a

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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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3 Treatment Options for Stress Incontinence in Women

Stress incontinence in women happens when you leak urine in between trips to the bathroom. These leaks usually happen when sneezing, coughing, laughing, or even sexual intercourse, all of which can cause stress to your lower urinary tract—hence “stress” incontinence. While some women live with stress incontinence, there are treatments available. Stress incontinence isn’t something

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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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3 Treatments for Stress Incontinence in Men

Stress incontinence is when you “leak” urine. This could happen from laughing, sneezing, coughing, or other movements that put stress on that area such as bending over or lifting something. Regardless of when it happens, stress incontinence can be a frustrating condition and it can be treated. Incontinence isn’t simply something that happens with age—there

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3 Things to Know About a Vasectomy Reversal

If you’ve had a vasectomy and are seeking a reversal, you’re not alone. Up to 10% of men who have had vasectomies will seek a reversal at some point after the procedure. You may wish to reverse the procedure because you’ve gotten a new partner, lost a child, or just simply changed your mind. Regardless

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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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Top 3 Risk Factors of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, abbreviated as BPH, simply means enlargement of the prostate gland. While BPH is not cancer and doesn’t cause cancer, it’s always best to get checked out by your urologist if you’re experiencing any symptoms of an enlarged prostate (frequent or difficult urination) to ensure there are no other health issues present. Your

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