UTI Discomfort After Hours: What To Do for Discomfort on Holidays or Weekends

We certainly hope that your holidays and weekends aren’t spent with cramps or constant trips to the bathroom caused by a urinary tract infection (UTI). We want you to be able to spend maximum time relaxing with your loved ones. But, we also know that infections don’t operate on a holiday schedule. So what

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A Couple’s Guide to Coping With Infertility

Struggling with infertility is one of the most frustrating, stressful experiences a couple can go through–especially for those eager to have a child. Infertility is a condition plighting around 15% of couples in the United States and is defined as the inability to conceive after twelve months of unprotected sex. Whether you’ve begun seeking

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How Well Do You Know Your Family’s Health History?

Understand Your Family’s Medical History for National Family Health History Day You can probably name several different countries that your recent ancestors originated from, but are you familiar with your family’s health history? Knowing the health and medical history of your relatives can identify patterns of diseases and illnesses that you might not have

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5 Common Treatment Options for Men With Erectile Dysfunction

What is Erectile Dysfunction? Erectile dysfunction (ED) is the inability to maintain an erection sufficient for satisfying sexual activity in men. Did you know that erectile dysfunction is one of the most common sexual problems for men? In fact, it affects about 15 to 30 million American men. While it typically affects older men

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7 Tips For Reducing Everyday Stress

Reduce Everyday Stress Levels With These Simple Tips Stress is something many of us know all too well. The increased heart rate, inability to concentrate, problems falling and staying asleep, and crankiness are some of the physical and emotional responses we often experience under stress. Stress can be brought on by many things: morning

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What Your Urologist Can Tell About You From A Urinalysis

What Does Your Urine Say About You? A urinalysis paints your doctor a picture of who you are and what might be going on inside your body. Are you healthy? Will you be a safe candidate for surgery? Could you bepregnant? Do you have an infection? Do you use drugs? What your urine says about

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In Office Treatments for Enlarged Prostate

What is commonly known and referred to as an “enlarged prostate” is known in our office as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). BPH, like various other prostate problems, is common in older men. Luckily, there are a few relatively simple, in-office treatment options available for men who experience enlarged prostate symptoms. What is the prostate? The

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ZERO Prostate Cancer Race Hosted by USOC

Urology Specialists of the Carolinas: Local Host Sponsor for the ZERO Prostate Cancer Race ZERO is an organization with a mission to end prostate cancer. In 2007, ZERO organized what would become an annual, nationwide run/walk event. This brought together patients, survivors, family members, friends, medical professionals, and athletes. All with the common goal to

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Why You Should Love Your Kidneys

We love those bean-shaped blood filters because they do so much for you! Kidneys aren't the most glamorous organs in the body. But, there are several reasons why you should appreciate your kidneys and the difficult job they do. These bean-shaped urinary system organs sit opposite each other, each one about the size of a

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How To Support Your Partner Through A Vasectomy Surgery

Having a supportive partner before, during and after vasectomy surgery makes a difference! A vasectomy is a simple surgery during which the small tubes in a man’s scrotum that carry sperm are cut or blocked off so that sperm cannot leave the body. It is a simple, safe, and effective surgical procedure but nonetheless, a

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