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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In Office Treatments for Enlarged Prostate

What is commonly known and referred to as an “enlarged prostate” is known in our office as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). BPH, like various other prostate problems, is common in older men. Luckily, there are a few relatively simple, in-office treatment options available for men who experience enlarged prostate symptoms. What is the prostate? The

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The Great Pumpkin Seed Debate: Benefits for Prostate Health

Pumpkin seeds and prostate health Fall is upon us, and a season staple is the pumpkin! They’re everywhere. In that spirit, we want to take the opportunity to discuss The Great Pumpkin Seed Debate.   We have continuous questions regarding potential prostate supplements and ways to keep your prostate healthy. Can pumpkin seeds improve prostate

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12 Things Your Urologist Treats

What exactly does a urologist treat? A urologist is a specialist who treats diseases or disorders of the male and female urinary tract as well as the male reproductive system. The organs included in this field are the kidneys, adrenal glands, ureters, bladder, and urethra, as well as the male testes, prostate and penis. Here is a general idea of the types of diseases and disorders that a urologist treats:

4 Causes of Male Incontinence

Incontinence is frustrating at any age, but you should know that incontinence is not a normal issue that happens to older people. While common, incontinence is not caused by old age and it is treatable. What are some causes of male incontinence?

4 Reasons to Encourage Dad to Visit the Urologist

It’s probably not something you wanted to bring up at dinner with your dad on Father’s Day, but find time to encourage Dad to visit his urologist this Men’s Health Month. Visiting the urologist, especially as we age, can tell us so many things about our bodies, and even help detect and prevent different ailments. Read on to find out some great reasons to encourage Dad to visit the urologist.

Top 5 Health Problems for Men in Their 60s

It’s not easy to maintain your health as you age, but once you start, the healthy habits can stick. In your 60s, you’ll need to be aware of a few health ailments that could affect your daily living. With retirement just around the corner, you’ll want to make sure you’re feeling your best as you enjoy more leisurely tasks during these relaxing years in your life. 

Top 5 Health Problems for Men in Their 40s

As you approach middle age, it’s important to keep up with healthy habits in order to maintain a healthy body. While genes play a role in our health as we age, the importance of diet and exercise should not be overlooked. In fact, it should be focused on! Read on to find the top 5 health problems for men in their 40s.

What is Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)?

If you haven't heard of benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH, chances are you will. Formerly known as prostatism, an estimated 50% of men have evidence of BPH by age 50 and 75% have it by age 80. BPH is a non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate gland that can occur as men get older. It can cause bothersome urinary symptoms such as having to urinate often, urgency, difficulty starting, incomplete bladder emptying, getting up at night, and sometimes incontinence.

Nutrition for a Healthy Prostate

Because prostate cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths among men in the United States, many men are beginning to proactively educate themselves regarding their prostate health. This involves a visit to the urologist to discuss any questions that you have about your prostate health, learning about the warning signs for prostate cancer, and