Recognizing National Kidney Month: 7 Early Signs of Kidney Disease

Kidney disease isn’t something that comes up in conversation when discussing ailments. For one reason or another, people often do not realize the severity inherent to kidney problems. In North Carolina, kidney disease is the ninth leading cause of death, kidney cancer specifically is number one!   While Nephrologists are specialists who focus on disorders

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7 Holiday Diet Tips for a Healthy Bladder

Most people are concerned about gaining weight around the holidays, but few people take into consideration their urological health.   During the holiday season, many people have an increased risk of compromising their health due to the tendency to splurge on treats that wouldn’t necessarily be part of their regular diet. When these foods are

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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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Meet the Doctor—Manish N. Damani, MD

Say hello to Dr. Manish N. Damani with Urology Specialists of the Carolinas! Dr. Damani specializes in a wide variety of urological health problems to help his patients achieve their best health. He also holds numerous memberships and is available at a number of locations for you to make an appointment with him. Dr. Damani

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6 Superfoods for a Healthy Prostate

The best treatment is prevention! Did you know that eating well could reduce your risk for prostate problems? An enlarged prostate (or benign prostatic hyperplasia, BPH) is extremely common in older men and can have adverse health symptoms, and let’s not forget about prostate cancer, which is one of the most common cancers among men.

Understanding the Food Pyramid — New Guidelines

It’s not always a piece of cake to ensure you're getting enough of every food group, but the U.S Department of Agriculture’s new food pyramid guidelines make it a lot easier. With these new guidelines, the Department of Agriculture aims to make the pyramid more simple to understand so that you can optimize your health.

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National Nutrition Month 2016

Did you know that March is National Nutrition Month (NNM)? This day was created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in March 1973 and continues today. The goal of NNM is to encourage and empower people to make informed decisions about the foods they choose to eat as well as to adopt healthy habits

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Causes of Male Infertility

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

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Women’s Health Date

Are you ready to go on a date with your best girlfriends? Then gather everyone up and take advantage of this free Women’s Health and Fitness Day event at the Fitness Connection in Charlotte! The mission is to provide information to women about how to take care of their health as well as to encourage

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