Getting To Know Your Urinary Tract & How It Works

Everything You Need To Know About The Urinary Tract Urination is something we do every day, however, we hardly take the time to think about what it is and why it works. Just like every other bodily function, urination cannot work without the help of other organs and muscles in the body. The kidneys, ureters

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5 Vasectomy Recovery Tips

This blog was originally published on October 3, 2014. Content was refreshed on May 31, 2019. How To Successfully Recover From A Vasectomy So you just had a vasectomy—now what? Now that you know the procedure is nothing to fear, it’s time to focus on your vasectomy recovery. While you’re likely to be back at

How To Cope With A Bladder Cancer Diagnosis

One Day At A Time: Learning To Cope With A Bladder Cancer Diagnosis There’s no way to explain the emotions someone experiences when they discover they have cancer. Feelings of fear, anger, sadness and more seem to rush in all at once—to say it’s overwhelming would be an understatement. If you or a loved one

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Men’s Health 101: Getting To Know Your Prostate

What Every Man Needs To Know About His Prostate Men everywhere know that prostate health is important, but most of those men never understand why—or what their prostate even is for that matter! As you age, your prostate may grow, causing what we call an enlarged prostate. Or your prostate may experience severe swelling, known

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Can Wine Prevent Kidney Stones?

Do Libations Like Wine and Beer Reduce Your Risk For Kidney Stones? Kidney stone pain is unlike anything else—many compare the pain of kidney stones to that of childbirth. As uncomfortable as kidney stones are, there is little to do about them when you have one. Most of the time you have to wait for

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What Every Man Should Know This Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

Man-To-Man—Let’s Talk Testicular Cancer So you’ve been self-checking and found a lump—what now? If this has happened to you, you’re not alone. Researchers estimate that 8,000 men receive a testicular cancer diagnosis every year. But while there’s power in numbers, knowing that this new-found lump might make you a statistic is less than comforting. You’re

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3 Exercises To Fight The Effects Of Erectile Dysfunction

Eliminate Erectile Dysfunction With Exercise? It’s Possible–and Worth a Shot. Erectile dysfunction (ED) is the inability to maintain an erection and it affects thousands of men every year. Many times men think their only option to prevent, control or eliminate ED is through common erectile dysfunction treatment options—however, that’s not always the case! If you’re

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Blood In Urine: How To Know When It’s Time To See A Urologist

When To Be Concerned About The Color Of Your Urine Many people don’t give their urine a second thought unless the smell or color is unusual. But those can usually be dismissed, too. After all, maybe you ate something different or didn’t drink enough water that day. When urine is pink, red or brown—that’s when

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Have Difficulty Urinating? What to Do for Urinary Retention

If you are experiencing a weakened stream of urine accompanied by a pressing need to urinate, or the inability to urinate at all, you may be experiencing urinary retention. There are several factors that could be causing this difficulty with urination. You may be able to urinate after following some simple steps, or you may

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10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor Before A Vasectomy

While a vasectomy is an extremely simple, safe and effective procedure, the idea of one is scary to most men. The decision to have a vasectomy is an important one, especially in regards to future family planning. If you are thinking of getting a vasectomy, here are some questions to ask before making a decision.

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