The Science Behind a UTI

If you’ve ever experienced a UTI or a urinary tract infection, you know the painful symptoms that are associated with the condition, the process your doctor goes through to diagnose the infection, the antibiotic and natural treatment options, and the measures you should take to prevent the infection from recurring. But, chances are you’re not

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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12 Things Your Urologist Treats

What exactly does a urologist treat? A urologist is a specialist who treats diseases or disorders of the male and female urinary tract as well as the male reproductive system. The organs included in this field are the kidneys, adrenal glands, ureters, bladder, and urethra, as well as the male testes, prostate and penis. Here is a general idea of the types of diseases and disorders that a urologist treats:

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?

Nutrition to Avoid Urinary Tract Infections

To celebrate National Nutrition month, this is a continuation of our series on nutrition as it relates to urology: Urinary Tract Infections Urinary tract infections, or UTIs, can be painful, with symptoms that include back pain, abdominal pain, and a burning sensation during urination. Though existing UTIs typically need to be treated with medications, avoiding

Impact of Age on Men’s Health

If you’re a man trying taking care of your health, bravo. Men are far less inclined to seek health care information. If you have a loved one to nudge about his health, then this information is for you, too. In the third of this three-part series, we’ll look at health issues that can affect a

10 Symptoms of a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

If you think you have a urinary tract infection, it’s time to see a doctor. A urinary tract infection, or UTI, is actually caused by bacteria and needs to be treated with antibiotics. Diagnosis is as simple as a urinalysis and/or urine culture. Symptoms of UTI If you have any combination of the following symptoms,

10 Signs You Need to Visit a Urologist

If you experience any of the following symptoms, you need to see a urologist. The urologist can determine the level of severity and provide treatment options. Blood in your urine Even if you experience blood in your urine off and on, it signals something bad. The problem is not actually the blood in the urine.

Best Treatment Options for UTI

You’ve been diagnosed with a urinary tract infection (UTI). Now what? Well, the treatment depends on whether the infection is simple (uncomplicated) or complicated. A simple UTI occurs in normal urinary tracts. A complicated UTI occurs in abnormal urinary tracts and/or involves bacterium that are resistant to many antibiotic medications. Both simple and complicated UTIs

What is Urinary Incontinence?

It’s nobody’s favorite topic for discussion, but urinary incontinence, or the accidental leaking of urine, happens to over 15 million american adults. Though many people are too embarrassed to talk about urinary incontinence, and suffer in silence with the emotional and psychological problems and social limitations that often accompany the accidents, this disease can be

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