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6 Bladder Cancer Risk Factors

Bladder Cancer begins when cancer cells begin to form in the inner layer of the bladder. Bladder cancer is common and can luckily be treated if diagnosed early. It is important to know about any possible risk factors you have for any disease because there may be treatments you can do to lower your overall […]


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 […]


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 […]


Is it Possible to Get Circumcised as an Adult?

Image via Pixabay What You Need to Know About Adult Circumcision When you think of the term “circumcision”, a vision of a newborn getting the procedure done most likely pops into your mind. However, new research is suggesting that getting a circumcision as an adult can provide some stunning health benefits for men. The topic […]


The Pros and Cons of Laparoscopic Surgery

https://pixabay.com/en/progress-clinic-medical-care-for-1807541/ Surgery can be a scary time, but fortunately technology has made it a less frightening experience. Laparoscopic surgery is a minimally invasive surgery where the surgeon makes a very small incision somewhere in the body and inserts a small camera into the opening. The doctor can now see everything he or she needs to […]