How Improving Your Diet Helps Your Urological Health

Optimal Urological Health Starts with a Good Diet If you’ve struggled with urological health issues in the past, you’ve probably already discussed the importance of a good diet with your doctor.  What you eat has a significant impact on your urinary system, so it’s important to be mindful about what you consume. A proper diet

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World Cancer Day: Urological Cancer Awareness

February 4th is World Cancer Day At Urology Specialists of the Carolinas, we understand that receiving a serious diagnosis can be a stressful and frightening time for most people. However, we’re here to help with every step along the way. We strive to meet each person’s individual needs and work to provide our patients with

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3 Changes in Urine and What They Mean

The 3 Major Changes in Your Urine to Keep an Eye Out For Checking your urine for changes in color, odor and consistency provides a quick snapshot of your urological health. Healthy urine ranges in several shades of yellow with a slight odor, depending on your hydration level. Unusual colors or consistency changes, on the

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17 Healthy Habits to Start (and Keep) in 2020

Make Your Health a Priority in the New Year with These 17 Healthy Habits Everyone makes New Year’s resolutions — but how many people actually keep them? A recent study shows that 80 percent of people abandon their resolutions for healthy habits shortly after the new year, and only 8 percent of people actually achieve

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7 Holiday Diet Tips for a Healthy Bladder

How to Maintain Your Urological Health During the Holidays November is National Bladder Health Awareness Month and to celebrate we’re sharing seven holiday diet tips to keep your bladder healthy this holiday season!  The holiday season is upon us, and with it comes great company and even better food. To most, eating one-too-many platefuls at

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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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Home Remedies 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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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 even

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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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Top Signs of (and Tips to Avoid) Dehydration

The Weatherman is calling for 80-90 degree days and a lot of sunshine. And this can only mean one thing–summer is officially underway here in the Carolinas. *Que the backyard BBQs, weekend beach trips, days on the boat, and cases of mild to severe dehydration! That’s right, while the summer is a time for fun

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