7 Tips For Reducing Everyday Stress

Reduce Everyday Stress Levels With These Simple Tips Stress is something many of us know all too well. The increased heart rate, inability to concentrate, problems falling and staying asleep, and crankiness are some of the physical and emotional responses we often experience under stress. Stress can be brought on by many things: morning rush

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What Your Urologist Can Tell About You From A Urinalysis

What Does Your Urine Say About You? A urinalysis paints your doctor a picture of who you are and what might be going on inside your body. Are you healthy? Are you a safe candidate for surgery? Are you pregnant? Do you have an infection? Do you use drugs? We think you’ll be surprised by

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In Office Treatments for Enlarged Prostate

What is commonly known and referred to as an “enlarged prostate” is known in our office as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). BPH, like various other prostate problems, is common in older men. Luckily, there are a few relatively simple, in-office treatment options available for men who experience enlarged prostate symptoms. What is the prostate? The

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ZERO Prostate Cancer Race Hosted by USOC

Urology Specialists of the Carolinas: Local Host Sponsor for the ZERO Prostate Cancer Race ZERO is an organization with a mission to end prostate cancer. In 2007, ZERO organized what would become an annual, nationwide run/walk event to bring together patients, survivors, family members, friends, medical professionals, and athletes as a community all with the

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Why You Should Love Your Kidneys

We love those bean-shaped blood filters because they do so much for you! Though they may not be the most glamorous organs in the body, there are several reasons why you should appreciate your kidneys and the difficult job they do. Each one about the size of a fist, these bean-shaped urinary system organs sit

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How To Support Your Partner Through A Vasectomy Surgery

Having a supportive partner before, during and after vasectomy surgery makes a difference! A vasectomy is a simple surgery during which the small tubes in a man’s scrotum that carry sperm are cut or blocked off so that sperm cannot leave the body. It is a simple, safe, and effective surgical procedure but nonetheless, a

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Top Signs of (and Tips to Avoid) Dehydration

The Weatherman is calling for 80-90 degree days and a lot of sunshine, which can only mean one thing–summer is officially underway here in the Carolinas. *Que the backyard BBQs, weekend beach trips, days on the boat, and cases of mild to severe dehydration! That’s right, while the summer is a time for fun in

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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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