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

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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8 Reasons to Visit Your Doctor This New Year

Will 2019 Be The Year You Reconnect With Your Doctor? Here we are just a few weeks into 2019 and we have to ask, how are those New Year's resolutions going? This new year, 71% of Americans are looking to improve their diet, 65% hope to increase the time they spend exercising, 54% want to

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4 Common Urinary Problems and How To Treat Them

Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night just to use the bathroom? Or had the sensation to urinate but difficulty producing urine? You’re not alone. Urinary problems are never fun, especially since its part of such an integral part of our day-to-day. Millions of men and women around the world unknowingly

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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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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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10 Testicular Cancer FAQs

10 Frequently Asked Questions Men Have About Testicular Cancer Testicular cancer is a serious matter. The American Cancer Society estimates 9,310 new cases of testicular cancer in the United States for 2018, and 400 of those will result in death. Every 24 hours, 24 men will be diagnosed with, and one man will die of

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Understanding the Different Types of Kidney Stones

What doctors refer to as “nephrolithiasis”, you might know as kidney stones. Kidney stones are hard mineral based masses that typically form in the kidneys or urinary tract and cause an immense amount of pain. About 90% of stones can be treated to pass through the system on their own, but some are too large

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Active Surveillance Treatment for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer

A Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Treatment Active surveillance is one of the 6 viable treatment options for men with prostate cancer who do not undergo immediate radical treatment such as surgery or radiation therapy. Cancer of the prostate often grows slowly; therefore active surveillance is used as a strategy to manage early stage, low risk prostate

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