Have Difficulty Urinating? What to Do for Urinary Retention

If you are experiencing a weakened stream of urine accompanied by a pressing need to urinate, or the inability to urinate at all, you may be experiencing urinary retention. There are several factors that could be causing this difficulty with urination. You may be able to urinate after following some simple steps, or you may

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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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3 Treatment Options for Stress Incontinence in Women

Stress incontinence in women happens when you leak urine in between trips to the bathroom. These leaks usually happen when sneezing, coughing, laughing, or even sexual intercourse, all of which can cause stress to your lower urinary tract—hence “stress” incontinence. While some women live with stress incontinence, there are treatments available. Stress incontinence isn’t something

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3 Treatments for Stress Incontinence in Men

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

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4 Types of Incontinence

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.

Treatment Options for Stress Incontinence in Women

Stress incontinence is one of the most common types of incontinence for women. This could be due to the fact that women give birth, and therefore their pelvic floor muscles that support the bladder and urethra are more likely to be weakened. Fortunately, stress incontinence can be treated and most women are able to find relief

4 Causes of Male Incontinence

Incontinence is frustrating at any age, but you should know that incontinence is not a normal issue that happens to older people. While common, incontinence is not caused by old age and it is treatable. What are some causes of male incontinence?

4 Reasons to Encourage Dad to Visit the Urologist

It’s probably not something you wanted to bring up at dinner with your dad on Father’s Day, but find time to encourage Dad to visit his urologist this Men’s Health Month. Visiting the urologist, especially as we age, can tell us so many things about our bodies, and even help detect and prevent different ailments. Read on to find out some great reasons to encourage Dad to visit the urologist.

Top 5 Health Problems for Men in Their 60s

It’s not easy to maintain your health as you age, but once you start, the healthy habits can stick. In your 60s, you’ll need to be aware of a few health ailments that could affect your daily living. With retirement just around the corner, you’ll want to make sure you’re feeling your best as you enjoy more leisurely tasks during these relaxing years in your life. 

Causes of Female Incontinence

If you're like a lot of women who come to our office, you tend to avoid some great activities because you leak urine or need to stay close to a bathroom. There's no need to limit your life. Most causes of urinary incontinence can be treated successfully. You might have what we call stress urinary