What is Cryotherapy (Freezing)?

Perhaps you’ve heard of cryotherapy, which is a freezing technique used to kill prostate cancer cells. Although this treatment is relatively new, thus far it’s had positive results. Cryotherapy is usually only done if you qualify for the procedure, and it does have some side effects you should be aware of. Let’s learn some more

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Make Your Health Your Priority This Year

We all know how important it is to stay healthy—our health is the foundation upon which we do everything. Think about it—if you suddenly lost your ability to walk, to think, to breathe, to eat, where would that leave you? Many of us take our health for granted when it comes to day-to-day life. This

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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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What is Prostatitis?

Prostatitis is usually an infection of the prostate that leads to inflammation. However, inflammation of the prostate can also occur with no sign of an infection. Prostatitis is common and can affect men of all ages. Let’s learn some more about prostatitis and how it affects your urinary health. Causes and Symptoms It is not

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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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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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5 Ways to Watch Your Weight This Holiday Season

While the holidays are a time to spend with friends and family, for many who aren't careful to watch their weight, the holidays are also a time to put on a few extra pounds. This usually doesn’t happen by choice, but rather by the overeating and disproportionate portion sizes that come with family meals. Overeating

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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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4 Symptoms of BPH You Shouldn’t Ignore

Health problems are your body’s way of telling you something is wrong. This is why it’s always important to listen to your body and not ignore any symptoms you’re experiencing. This is especially true for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), which is very common in men over 40. In fact, up to 90% of men will

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