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
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
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
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
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, abbreviated simply as BPH, simply means enlargement of the prostate gland. Your prostate produces fluid that protects your semen; however, your urethra goes through your prostate also, so problems with your prostate usually result in some urinary problems. While BPH is not cancer and doesn’t cause cancer, it’s always best to
You may have heard of robotic surgery or even discussed the possibility of it with your doctor. Robotic surgery’s been approved for some time. It’s used in addition to or in place of conventional surgical methods to achieve surgeries that would be nearly impossible with conventional surgical methods. It also has some benefits and can
Visiting a urologist can make some people a little anxious, but urologists are doctors just like any other doctor—they’re there to help you overcome your health problems, ensure you’re healthy and live your best life. That being said, it’s best to be prepared when visiting your urologist, whether you’re going in for a regular checkup or
If you suffer from urinary incontinence, you’re not alone. Millions of Americans, both men and women, suffer from incontinence. While the problem is slightly more common in women due to the urethra being shorter and the likelihood of childbirth weakening the muscular support of the bladder and urethra, anyone at any age can experience incontinence.