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
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!
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.
Many byproducts of what you eat and drink are directly excreted into the urinary tract. If your diet consists of foods or drinks that are known bladder irritants, your OAB symptoms may become worse. So take precaution and avoid these foods and beverages that may irritate the bladder:
Kidney stones are mineral deposits that build up over time as the kidneys remove waste products, minerals, and excess water from our blood.
It’s an alarming feeling when you can’t urinate, or even if you’re experiencing a weakened stream of urine accompanied by a pressing need to urinate. There are several things that could be causing your difficulty with urination (also known as urinary retention). You may be able to urinate after following some simple steps, or you
There are many factors that can determine whether or not someone has a problem with infertility. Your environment plays a role, as does your lifestyle. There are also factors you can’t necessarily control, such as whether or not you had an undescended testicle at birth and your hormones. Medications and hormones are two of the
It’s not always easy to track how well your diet is measuring up to the U.S Department of Agriculture’s food pyramid. However, with these new guidelines, the Department of Agriculture aims to make the pyramid easy to understand and ensure you’re getting enough of every food group. What’s new for the food pyramid and
There are several factors that can cause male infertility, and sometimes it’s not a single cause. If you suspect you have a problem with male infertility, schedule an appointment to see your urologist. He or she will perform an exam and run some tests so you can begin to figure out what the cause of
Did you know that heart disease is the number one killer of both men and women in the United States? That’s a really good reason to ensure you have a healthy heart for life. Whether you’d like to have a healthy heart for yourself or your family, or maybe you’d just like to feel better,