Signs of Low Testosterone As men age, it’s not uncommon for them to experience signs of low testosterone. In fact, low testosterone, or low T, affects two out of 10 men over the age of 60. While everyone produces levels of testosterone, it’s mostly produced by men in the testicles. Testosterone is responsible for a
The Risk Factors and Causes of Prostatitis There’s no denying it — prostatitis is uncomfortable. The pain, frequent urination and flu-like symptoms associated with prostatitis make it almost unbearable at times. The worst part? Trying to figure out why you are living with prostatitis in the first place. Prostatitis is a non-cancerous condition in which
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
While a vasectomy is an extremely simple, safe and effective procedure, the idea of one is scary to most men. The decision to have a vasectomy is an important one, especially in regards to future family planning. If you are thinking of getting a vasectomy, here are some questions to ask before making a decision.
A Spotlight on Men's Health for Men's Health Month Guys, June is all about you. It’s Men’s Health Month! The goal of Men’s Health Month is to shed light on preventable health problems and encourage the early detection and treatment of disease and injury. Health awareness groups all over the country hold screenings,
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
Urinary tract infections are one of the most common infections among individuals, especially women. UTIs are responsible for more than 8.1 million visits to physicians’ offices per year and about five percent of all visits to primary care physicians. Approximately 40 percent of women and 12 percent of men will experience at least one
What Do Vasectomies Have To Do With March Madness? There’s an interesting Urology trend in March we thought we would share. It seems that every year around March, our appointments are filled with male vasectomies, and we have a theory of why that is... The choice to get a vasectomy in March often boils down
Although tobacco has been a common link to cancer, it might surprise you that smoking is actually the single biggest risk factor for bladder cancer!
Peyronie's disease is caused by scar tissue, called plaque, that forms inside the penis, making it curve upward or to the side, causing discomfort and penile deformity.