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4 Common Urological Exams

There is a very common misconception that urologists treat only men. This is completely untrue, and if you have any concerns regarding your urological health, your best bet is to make an appointment with a urologist.  If your issue is not taken care of in a timely manner, a minor irritating problem could end up […]


What Can a Urologist Do For You?

  You may have heard of urology before, but never thought you’d find yourself needing to go to one. In fact, many people don’t even know what a urologist really does. Well, we’re here to clear things up a little bit for you. To start, it’s important to understand that a urologist is a doctor […]


3 Simple Ways to Handle Kidney Stone Pain

There’s no denying it: kidney stones are uncomfortable. When they are first formed in the kidney they are painless, but once they start passing through the ureters (the narrow tubes that lead to the bladder) they can become extremely painful. If you are experiencing this unpleasant condition, doctors will perform a kidney stone analysis, and […]


What Are the Different Types of Sexual Dysfunction & Disorders?

Sexual dysfunction is a commonly occurring problem that affects both men and women. With various causes, it can vary from case to case. Stemming from physical conditions, medical problems, and even psychological ailments, sexual dysfunction, and disorders can be difficult for the everyday person to understand. There are four main categories of sexual dysfunction, which […]


Can Certain Medications Cause Urinary Incontinence?

Urinary incontinence is defined as the loss of bladder control, meaning not being able to control your urine flow in any capacity. The severity of urinary incontinence however varies depending on the type of incontinence you have, which may be stress, urge, overflow and functional or mixed incontinence. Either way, urinary incontinence can be an […]


What is the Process of Laparoscopic Surgery?

Upon a diagnosis of any given urological condition, your physician will determine the level of severity. Whether or not it may require immediate medical attention, many circumstances will call for a diagnostic imaging procedure or a surgical repair. Urologists will commonly utilize the minimally invasive procedure of laparoscopy as their go-to option. If your health […]


Does Ibuprofen Affect Your Fertility?

  If you have ever suffered from headaches or uncomfortable soreness after exercise, you know pain relievers are a quick fix for the problem. Designed to target the source of pain, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) reduce bothersome inflammation caused by natural healing. With increasing data supporting NSAID effects on infertility, now is the time to […]


The 6 Secrets to Increasing Male Testosterone Levels

Testosterone (T) is the hormone responsible for men’s physical and sexual development. Produced in the testicles, testosterone stimulates a man’s sex drive with the production of sperm as well as assisting in the growth of muscle and bone mass. Men over the age of 40 may notice some signs of low testosterone as levels begin […]


What Type of Prostate Cancer Tests Detect It Early?

Prostate cancer is an abnormal condition in the male body that commonly goes under the radar for a significant amount of time. While every individual may experience varying levels of severity – if they have cancer at all – symptoms will occur differently between patients. If symptoms of prostate cancer are noticeable in any way, […]


What Are the Best Drugs for Erectile Dysfunction?

Image via Pixabay Managing Erectile Dysfunction With Drug Assistance Defined by a man having consistent problems with keeping an erection, erectile dysfunction is not a welcomed diagnosis by any means. This form of male sexual dysfunction can occur in men for a host of reasons, but regardless of why it’s happening, those who experience it […]