How to: Travel With Overactive Bladder (OAB)

Four Tips to Travel “Accident-Free” With Overactive Bladder (OAB) Symptoms For the 33+ million Americans who suffer from overactive bladder symptoms, the idea of traveling, road trips, and family vacations can seem impossible. The truth is, with some careful planning and a bit of preparation, it’s more than possible! There is no reason to let

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Dr. Thomas Phillips’ Designated a UroLift® Center of Excellence

Press Release: Matthews Urologist Dr. Thomas Phillips’ Designated a UroLift® Center of Excellence Designation Recognizes Dr. Thomas Phillips’ Commitment to Exemplary Care, Deep UroLift Experience   Matthews, NC – Urology Specialists of the Carolinas today announced Dr. Thomas Phillips’ has been designated as a UroLift® Center of Excellence. The designation recognizes that Dr. Phillips has

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A Spotlight on Men’s Health for Men’s Health Month

  A Spotlight on Men's Health for Men's Health Month Guys, June is all about you. It’s Men’s Health Month! The goal of Men’s Health Month is to shed light on preventable health problems and encourage the early detection and treatment of disease and injury.   Health awareness groups all over the country hold screenings,

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10 Testicular Cancer FAQs

10 Frequently Asked Questions Men Have About Testicular Cancer Testicular cancer is a serious matter. The American Cancer Society estimates 9,310 new cases of testicular cancer in the United States for 2018, and 400 of those will result in death. Every 24 hours, 24 men will be diagnosed with, and one man will die of

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The Science Behind a UTI

If you’ve ever experienced a UTI or a urinary tract infection, you know the painful symptoms that are associated with the condition, the process your doctor goes through to diagnose the infection, the antibiotic and natural treatment options, and the measures you should take to prevent the infection from recurring. But, chances are you’re not

Understanding the Different Types of Kidney Stones

What doctors refer to as “nephrolithiasis”, you might know as kidney stones. Kidney stones are hard mineral based masses that typically form in the kidneys or urinary tract and cause an immense amount of pain. About 90% of stones can be treated to pass through the system on their own, but some are too large

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Testicular Cancer Awareness: Knowing The Signs

Educate yourself on testicular cancer during Testicular Cancer Awareness Month   April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month, so now is the time to learn or refresh your understanding of five signs that could indicate testicular cancer. Knowing the signs and symptoms, can equip you with the right tools to prevent and treat testicular cancer. The

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How To Self-Check For Testicular Cancer

  Understanding how to self-check for testicular cancer can increase the likelihood of early detection. Males of any age can develop testicular cancer, including infants and elderly men. In an effort to increase awareness, we’ve compiled a couple of easy-to-follow steps to administer a self-examination, which will aid in the identification of testicular cancer.  

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Recognizing National Kidney Month: 7 Early Signs of Kidney Disease

Kidney disease isn’t something that comes up in conversation when discussing ailments. For one reason or another, people often do not realize the severity inherent to kidney problems. In North Carolina, kidney disease is the ninth leading cause of death, kidney cancer specifically is number one!   While Nephrologists are specialists who focus on disorders

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Top 5 Intimacy Issues and How to Overcome Them

Valentine’s Day represents a celebration of the intimacy and appreciation you share with your partner. Understanding common obstacles to intimacy is important to cultivating a happy and healthy relationship.   We’ve compiled a list of five common intimacy obstacles, and tips on how to alleviate them. We hope this helps further your relationship and allows

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