The Great Pumpkin Seed Debate: Benefits for Prostate Health

Pumpkin seeds and prostate health Fall is upon us, and a season staple is the pumpkin! They’re everywhere. In that spirit, we want to take the opportunity to discuss The Great Pumpkin Seed Debate.   We have continuous questions regarding potential prostate supplements and ways to keep your prostate healthy. Can pumpkin seeds improve prostate

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Does Soda Cause Kidney Stones?

  Is this beloved beverage affecting your kidney health? Kidney stones are hard, pebble-like deposits made from minerals and salts that form in your kidneys. About 11% of men and 7% of women suffer from kidney stones, and they have a track record for occurring more than once. They can be extremely painful as they

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Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.   In recognition we are sharing information on how you can support loved ones and friends with prostate cancer, a disease that affects one in six men in the United States.   Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers found in men, which is why it is

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Surgical Options for Treatment of Male Stress Urinary Incontinence

Male Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) is known as the accidental leakage of urine due to stress or strain on the bladder, such as, a coughing, sneezing, change of positions, laughing, etc. This typically occurs more often in older men as a normal part of the aging process. If there is a problem with a man’s

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Active Surveillance Treatment as Option for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer

Active surveillance is one of the 6 viable treatment options for men with prostate cancer who do not undergo immediate radical treatment such as surgery or radiation therapy.   Cancer of the prostate often grows slowly; therefore active surveillance is used as a strategy to manage early stage, low risk prostate cancer, without taking immediate

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7 Ways To Prevent a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) This Summer

Urinary tract infections are one of the most common infections among individuals, especially women. UTIs are responsible for more than 8.1 million visits to physicians’ offices per year and about five percent of all visits to primary care physicians. Approximately 40 percent of women and 12 percent of men will experience at least one symptomatic

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6 Treatment Options for Localized Prostate Cancer

About 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime. The prostate is a walnut-sized gland located between the bladder and the penis that plays a vital role in male reproduction. More than 3 million cases of prostate cancer are reported in the U.S. each year. There are a lot of

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Urology Trend: March Vasectomy Madness

There’s an interesting Urology trend in March we thought we would share. It seems that every year around March, our appointments are filled with male vasectomies, and we have a theory of why that is... The choice to get a vasectomy in March often boils down to the guilt-free ability to enjoy March Madness. For

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The Surprising Link Between Bladder Cancer and Smoking

Although tobacco has been a common link to cancer, it might surprise you that smoking is actually the single biggest risk factor for bladder cancer!

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5 Signs Your Partner Might Have Peyronie’s Disease

Peyronie's disease is caused by scar tissue, called plaque, that forms inside the penis, making it curve upward or to the side, causing discomfort and penile deformity.