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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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 Copy

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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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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A Woman’s Guide to Treating Urinary Incontinence

Stress urinary incontinence is typically seen when women laugh, cough, sneeze, lift something heavy, or engage in strenuous physical activity, such as running. In its most severe form, stress incontinence may even occur with movements as small as rolling over in bed or standing up.

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10 Foods to Avoid With an Overactive Bladder

Many byproducts of what you eat and drink are directly excreted into the urinary tract. If your diet consists of foods or drinks that are known bladder irritants, your OAB symptoms may become worse. So take precaution and avoid these foods and beverages that may irritate the bladder:

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Meet the Doctor—Manish N. Damani, MD

Say hello to Dr. Manish N. Damani with Urology Specialists of the Carolinas! Dr. Damani specializes in a wide variety of urological health problems to help his patients achieve their best health. He also holds numerous memberships and is available at a number of locations for you to make an appointment with him. Dr. Damani

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Medications and Hormones That Affect Fertility

Medications and hormones can impact your fertility. There are many factors that can determine whether or not someone has a problem with infertility. Your environment plays a role, as does your lifestyle. There are also factors you can’t necessarily control, such as whether or not you had an undescended testicle at birth. Medications and hormones

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Understanding the Food Pyramid — New Guidelines

It’s not always a piece of cake to ensure you're getting enough of every food group, but the U.S Department of Agriculture’s new food pyramid guidelines make it a lot easier. With these new guidelines, the Department of Agriculture aims to make the pyramid more simple to understand so that you can optimize your health.

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