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Urinary Tract Infection Treatments

A urinary tract infection, or UTI, is caused by bacteria, and can happen anywhere along your urinary tract. It is most commonly found in women, however it does occasionally affect men. If you think you might have a urinary tract infection, it is extremely important to seek treatment. Left alone, a UTI can travel to your kidneys, which can cause severe damage.

August 4, 2016

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Overactive Bladder

Having an overactive bladder (OAB) is an issue that more people encounter than you would think. Symptoms of this are pretty straightforward; having to go frequently, urgently, and during sleep. Many people who suffer from this go without getting it checked out because unless the problem is severe, often times it is thought of to be normal.

August 4, 2016

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Do You Have ED?

Having erectile dysfunction can be a taxing experience. There is one basic symptom of ED, being unable to maintain an erection long enough to have sexual intercourse. This problem though can be manifested in many different ways.

August 4, 2016

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Myths About Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is a disease that unfortunately, many men suffer from. There are countless myths surrounding prostate cancer, most of which are complete inaccurate. If you believe that you may have prostate cancer consult your doctor immediately, and if not, be sure to have regular prostate exams as part of your wellness routine.

August 4, 2016

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Fish Oil and the Prostate

There have been a lot of questions concerning fish oil and prostate cancer since a study entitled Plasma Phospholipid Fatty Acids and Prostate Cancer Risk in the SELECT Trial was published in the July 2013 issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI).

August 4, 2016

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At Home Treatment of Urinary Incontinence

For many individuals, urinary incontinence can be treated without medication or surgery. The vast majority of sufferers of this condition are women. However, the good news is that there are steps you can take to gain control of your bladder.

August 4, 2016

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How to Improve Fertility in Males

Fertility is a sensitive topic for men who desire to have children. Fortunately, there are several steps that can be taken to help improve male fertility.

August 4, 2016

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Kegel Exercises

Kegel exercises are specifically designed to help strengthen the muscles of the pelvic floor. These muscles support the bladder as well as the rectum and they also help to control urine flow. These exercises are useful for men with healthy prostates and especially useful for those who are recovering from prostate surgery and/or prostate cancer.

August 4, 2016

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Vasectomy Reversals

Luckily a vasectomy can often times be undone. While a vasectomy is often thought of as a permanent form of birth control, the tubes that are cut during the procedure can be reconnected. This procedure isn’t any more invasive that the original vasectomy itself, and most patients don’t require an overnight hospital stay.

August 4, 2016

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Another Reason to Quit Smoking

Compared to men who have never smoked, those who smoked a significant amount throughout their life are at a much higher risk of developing prostate cancer, and/or having a more aggressive case. Even men who haven’t been smokers for years are still at a higher risk than those who haven’t smoked.

August 4, 2016

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Precursors to Prostate Cancer

Many men stand the risk of suffering from prostate cancer especially during their advanced ages. Like with several other diseases, there are signs that can warn you of an impending attack. Usually, you may not be able to pinpoint exactly what the problem is until the disease becomes very apparent.

August 4, 2016

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How to Enjoy Prostate Cancer

Having prostate cancer won't limit your diet, but it will give you an excuse to eat more tomatoes and drink red wine. Eating and drinking specific items such as these have had a positive link in a reduction in the risk of prostate cancer, or improved chances of recovery.

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Kidney Stone Prevention and Treatment

Kidney Stones can come from a number of different causes. If you are worried about preventing these painful nuisances, here are some basic guide lines on avoiding a run in with them.

August 4, 2016

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Natural Immune System Boosters

Having a healthy immune system is key to fighting sicknesses, as well as longevity. There is a lot that you can do throughout your life to ensure that your immune system is working at its potential.

August 4, 2016

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Common Causes of Infertility in Males

Infertility can be described as the state of not being capable of conception even after a year or more of regular sexual intercourse that is not protected. Male infertility is usually caused by a low sperm count or other problems with sperm.

August 4, 2016

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New Year, Healthy Prostate

Prostate cancer is very common in older men, and as you approach that age, it is important that you take the necessary precautions. A change in diet should be on everyone’s new year’s resolution check list. Tailoring your diet to also help with your prostate health is a smart decision.

August 4, 2016

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Foods to Avoid When Treating a Urinary Tract Infection

If you’re suffering from a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), you need to make sure you’re following the proper procedures to alleviate as much pain as possible. This means that you need to watch what you put in your body, because certain elements can cause problems for you.

August 4, 2016

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Risks of a Vasectomy

It’s not uncommon for families to decide that they have reached their limit, and then turn to getting a vasectomy. Though it’s a very common and safe procedure, every person is different, and there are sometimes risks that might arise during the surgery.

August 4, 2016

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Prostate Biopsy Procedure and Side Effects

Every so often, a blood test might show that you have high levels of prostate-specific antigens. If this does happen, it’s usually advised to seek out a prostate biopsy. A prostate biopsy is a procedure that takes tissue to determine whether there are cancerous cells in the prostate.

August 4, 2016

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Treatment for Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence is the involuntary and accidental leakage of urine. It is very common among elders, as the voluntary control over the bladder muscles decreases with age. More than half of nursing home residents are affected by urinary incontinence.

August 4, 2016

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Benefits of No-Needle, No-Scalpel Vasectomy

Vasectomies have been quite a simple process for the most part since doctors started doing them. With a needle and scalpel, a doctor could get the job done and you were on your way home shortly after. Today, the technology has changed in such a way that doctors can now perform the same surgery without the use of a needle or even a scalpel.

August 4, 2016

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Penile Implants - What You Need to Know

More than 50% of men over the age of 40 suffer from erectile dysfunction (ED). Many men remain silent and feel embarrassed, but ED is common and often easily treatable. Initially your physician will typically recommend prescription medication to treat the symptoms associated with ED, but sometimes pills are not an option due to cost

February 17, 2017

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Prostate Cancer Treatment Options

Hearing the statement, “You’ve got cancer,” is terrifying enough on it’s own, but when you factor in the taxing process of selecting a cancer treatment method that is right for you, fears often escalate even further. Fortunately, nowadays, there are advanced treatment options available for you and your loved ones to consider that do not"

December 15, 2016

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Benefits of Greenlight Laser Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Thanks to the advancements in medical technology, there are more options for patients that have been diagnosed with prostate cancer.

August 4, 2016

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Ways to Prevent Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile Dysfunction is more common than you think, especially in the later years of a man’s life. It might be embarrassing for the man that has to deal with it and it can even be bad for a marriage, but you should understand that there are things that you can do to prevent it from happening to you.

August 4, 2016

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