10 Signs You Need to Visit the Urologist

Your Guide to Knowing When to Visit the Urologist A urologist specializes in diseases of the urinary tract for both men and women, as well as the male reproductive system. The urinary tract consists of the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra; meanwhile, the male reproductive system includes the male testes, prostate, and penis. You may

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Have Difficulty Urinating? What To Do For Urinary Retention

Urinary Retention: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment Having trouble urinating? You may be experiencing urinary retention. Urinary retention is a condition in which someone struggles to empty their bladder. If you’re suffering from urinary retention, you may be unable to fully empty your bladder, or you might not be able to start urinating at all. Keep

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First Visit to the Urologist? Here’s What to Expect

How to Prepare for Your First Visit to the Urologist A urologist is a specialist who treats conditions related to the male reproductive organs, along with the male and female urinary tracts. Regardless of any preconceptions you may have due to the nature of this specialty, your first visit with a urologist does not have

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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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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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