Monthly Archives: September 2015

What to Expect After Surgical Treatment for Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer: Post-Op While there are several options for treatment when it comes to prostate cancer, surgery is unfortunately necessary in some cases. Prostate cancer surgery, which typically involves removing the prostate and any areas around the prostate found to contain cancer, is a major surgery that will require about six weeks for you to

By |2020-05-19T17:37:13+00:00September 30th, 2015|Categories: Prostate Cancer|Comments Off on What to Expect After Surgical Treatment for Prostate Cancer

4 Treatments for Prostate Cancer

Your prostate cancer will need to be diagnosed and given a proper stage in order to discuss treatment options with your doctor. You may decide to do one treatment, or you and your doctor may decide it’s best to combine several treatments. These treatments will be based on your specific diagnosis, your age, and any

By |2020-05-19T17:37:23+00:00September 25th, 2015|Categories: Prostate Cancer|Comments Off on 4 Treatments for Prostate Cancer

How to Prevent Prostate Cancer

Preventing prostate cancer—like preventing many other diseases—requires you to tend to your overall health, not just one specific factor. Since the body functions as a whole, you’ll need to keep up with all aspects of your health to try to prevent this disease. While there are certain risk factors one cannot control such as age,

By |2021-05-13T18:15:17+00:00September 23rd, 2015|Categories: Prostate Cancer|Comments Off on How to Prevent Prostate Cancer

September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Each year, nearly 30,000 men die from prostate cancer. In fact, it’s the second leading cause of death from cancer in men after lung cancer. Being aware of your risk for prostate cancer—as well as the signs, symptoms, and detection tests—is important to educate yourself about your health.

By |2021-05-13T18:15:17+00:00September 16th, 2015|Categories: Prostate Cancer|Comments Off on September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

4 Ways to Treat Kidney Stones

While trying to pass kidney stones is not a pleasant experience, the passing of the kidney stone from your body will largely depend on the size and location of your kidney stone. If you have a relatively small kidney stone (less than 4mm), this will likely pass on its own, albeit painfully. If your stone

By |2020-05-19T17:38:00+00:00September 9th, 2015|Categories: Kidney Stones|Comments Off on 4 Ways to Treat Kidney Stones

4 Ways to Prevent Kidney Stones

Kidney stones—those little mineral formations that can form in your kidneys—are unpleasant and painful to say the least. If you’ve had a kidney stone, you know you don’t want to have another one. You can help prevent kidney stones through healthy living practices. Check out these four ways to prevent kidney stones. 

By |2021-05-13T18:15:17+00:00September 4th, 2015|Categories: Kidney Stones|Comments Off on 4 Ways to Prevent Kidney Stones