Category Archives: Men’s Health

Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer affects almost a quarter of a million men annually in the United States making it the most common and prolific type of non-skin cancer that there is. The average age of men diagnosed with prostate cancer is around sixty-six (66) years old, and the disease rarely affects men aged forty (40) and under.…
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Bladder Cancer

What is Bladder Cancer? Bladder cancer affects approximately 70,000 adults each year in the United States, making it one of the most common forms of cancer. It is also a greater worry for men than for women, although it can happen at any age. Initially, testicular cancer is the main concern for adolescents and young…
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Kidney Cancer

What is kidney cancer? Kidney cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the kidneys when the cells in your body begin to grow at an unstable rate. This out of control growth creates a tumor. The majority of kidney cancers first appear in the lining of the small tubes (tubules) in the kidneys.…
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Urinary Tract Infections

Urinary tract infections (more commonly referred to as UTIs) occur when germs or bacteria enter the opening of the urethra and then starts to multiply within any part of the urinary system - the kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. It is most common to develop a UTI in the lower portion of the urinary tract,…
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Kidney Stones

What Are Kidney Stones Kidney Stones are small to tiny sized stones which are created from excess salt and minerals in the urine. The most common reported symptom patients report is severe pain in the lower back. Many patients describe this pain as being similar to delivering a child. Also referred to as nephrolithiasis, there…
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Urinary Incontinence

Urinary Incontinence Urinary Incontinence is the involuntary loss of bladder control. It is estimated that over thirty percent (30%) of people living in the United States suffer from urinary incontinence, making it a common and embarrassing problem for many. While incontinence affects both men and women, females are at an increased risk due to several…
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Prostate Enlargement And UroLift

Prostate enlargement is frequently seen in many male patients as they age. It is a non-cancerous increasing of the size of a man's prostate organ that takes place as the individual grows older. It is also often commonly referred to as BPH or Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. Estimates indicate that greater than fifty-percent (50%) of all…
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Erectile Dysfunction Treatments

Erectile Dysfunction, or ED, is an extremely common condition seen in many men as they begin to age. Over half of all healthy men (approximately 52%) admit to experiencing some degree of sexual "difficulties" as they get older. Most men find talking about sexual issues like erectile dysfunction an awkward thing to do, but they…
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4 Tips for Preventing Kidney Stones

Kidney stones (renal lithiasis, nephrolithiasis) are small, hard mineral deposits that form inside your kidneys. Kidney stones can be caused by many things and can affect any part of your urinary tract. Passing these kidney stones can be quite painful and in some cases, surgery may be necessary. In order to reduce your risk of…
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What is ED and Who is Affected by It?

ED (erectile dysfunction) or Impotence is defined as the inability to achieve an erection sufficient for sexual intercourse. This a very common condition which affects over 18 million men worldwide! ¬†Although ED can affect men in their 20's, it most commonly occurs in men over 40 years old. If we exclude psychological causes of ED…
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