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Traveling with OAB

  If you’re planning a vacation to another country, planning to drive a long distance or any kind of travel, you may be concerned about how to manage overactive bladder on the road. The good news is that you’ve got options and, once you’ve got a plan in place, you can feel confident about moving […]

What is Considered a Urologic Emergency?

    A urologic emergency is an injury that requires immediate medical attention and can be caused by long-term neglect of an underlying disorder, infection or a recent trauma. Urologic trauma is the term used to describe extreme damage to the genitourinary system and can be caused by an automobile accident, gunshot wounds, or other […]

Can Penile Implants Treat Erectile Dysfunction?

  Every year, millions of men over the age of 40 will suffer from erectile dysfunction (ED). However, despite being in good company, men are often hesitant to speak about the condition, even to their urologist, due to the negative myths surrounding it. This can hinder some men from finding a proper solution that works […]

InterStim Therapy For OAB

  Overactive bladder (OAB) is a common condition affecting people of all ages. It is estimated that over 33 million Americans suffer from OAB every year. This condition can leave individuals feeling embarrassed about talking to their doctor about their symptoms; however, with the help of a urologist, OAB is highly treatable. There are a […]

Top 8 Foods For Managing BPH

  Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH) is a common condition among men over 60. In fact, around 80-90 percent of men over 70 experience the condition. As men age, the hormones regulating the prostate gland can get too high and cause the prostate to enlarge. Luckily, there are things men can do to lower their risk […]

Raise Awareness For Testicular Cancer This April

    Testicular cancer can happen to any man at any time in his life. Every year, over 9,500 men are diagnosed with testicular cancer, and every 1 in 250 men will experience it in their lifetime. While the average-age man diagnosed with testicular cancer is 33, it can happen to teenagers as well. That […]

UroLift System Proves to be Effective Treatment for BPH

    The risk of developing Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) can seem like a fact of life as men age. BPH, or having an enlarged prostate, affects 60 percent of men over the age of 60. From there, the numbers escalate, reaching 80-90 percent of men over the age of 70. While BPH may seem […]

What You Should Know About Male Infertility

    Infertility is increasingly becoming an issue for couples across the country. In fact, 15 percent of couples have trouble getting pregnant during their reproductive years. Often, couples are encouraged to wait to get a diagnostic workup by a fertility doctor until after they have tried to conceive for at least one year. Then, […]

Top Urologic Conditions Affecting Seniors

  As people age, the body starts to become more and more fragile in a variety of ways. Joints and muscles become stiff, bones become more brittle, and the risk for heart disease, diabetes and dementia becomes more apparent. One common condition that is all too familiar for individuals over 55 is bladder control, however. […]

Erectile Dysfunction: Myth vs Fact

  Erectile Dysfunction (ED) can be an uncomfortable subject surrounded by myths. From its potential causes to the best treatment options, there is a lot of false information out there about ED. The rumors associated with the condition only contribute to the public’s negative misconception of ED. For those struggling with some sort of erectile […]