Health Updates

Managing Your Prostate Health — When to Consider UroLift®

An enlarged prostate is extremely common, but that doesn’t mean you have to live with uncomfortable urinary symptoms. Learn the signs of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and find out if minimally invasive UroLift® is a good option for you.
Dec 7th, 2022

Pain When Urinating: 3 Reasons Why

Urination is one of the ways your body eliminates waste. You probably don’t think much about it — unless you experience pain or burning when you pee. Pain when urinating could be a sign of an underlying condition; here’s what to do about it.
Nov 3rd, 2022

Most Men Miss These Signs of Prostate Problems

Have you found it difficult to urinate lately? Are you bothered by the frequent urge to urinate? These aren’t just symptoms of getting older — they could indicate prostate problems. Learn the signs and find the care you need here.
Oct 1st, 2022

5 Factors to Consider Before Getting a Vasectomy

Thinking of getting a vasectomy? It’s a safe and effective method of birth control, but it’s a big decision. And it’s important to make the right choice for yourself, your partner, and your family. Here are the top five things to consider.
Aug 4th, 2022

How To Know if a Vasectomy Is Right for You

Vasectomy is one of the safest and most effective methods of permanent birth control. But its permanence means there’s a lot to consider before getting it done. Here’s how to decide if a vasectomy is right for you.
Jul 29th, 2022

5 Benefits of Robotic Surgery

Robotic surgery is quickly becoming the gold standard for urologic procedures, and it’s easy to see why. It offers benefits from enhanced precision to faster recovery — and it could be a good option for you.
Jun 8th, 2022

Getting Control of Your Incontinence

Urinary incontinence takes many forms. But, whatever your symptoms, one thing is certain: Incontinence limits your life. Find out how to get control of your incontinence with a personalized treatment plan.
May 5th, 2022

How to Increase Your Testosterone

Testosterone controls male characteristics from muscle mass to sexual function, and low testosterone levels can seriously impact your health and your confidence. If you have low testosterone, here’s how you can increase it.
Apr 6th, 2022

Does a Vasectomy Work?

Vasectomy is the most reliable form of male birth control. This permanent procedure makes you infertile, but it takes a few months to be completely effective. Learn how vasectomy works and whether it might be right for you.
Mar 8th, 2022

The Importance of Having a Prostate Exam

Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers in men. Identifying it early makes treatment more effective — but it doesn’t have early warning signs, so preventive care is critical. Learn the importance of routine prostate exams here.
Jan 4th, 2022

How Robotic Surgery Can Help You Recover Quickly

Do you need a urologic surgical procedure? It’s time to learn more about the benefits of robotic surgery. From smaller incisions to a lower risk of complications, this cutting-edge technique could help you recover and feel better faster.
Dec 6th, 2021

How Quickly Does a Vasectomy Take Effect?

Vasectomy is an extremely effective method of permanent birth control. The procedure is quick, but it isn’t an immediately effective method of birth control. Learn what to expect when it comes to sexual activity and fertility after vasectomy.
Nov 7th, 2021

Complications of Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are common — and painful. Learn to recognize the telltale symptoms of kidney stones here, and find out how having a kidney stone (and the possible complications) could affect your health long-term.
Oct 7th, 2021

What is Testosterone, and How Does It Affect Your Health?

Testosterone is a male hormone that plays an important role in your overall well-being. Low sex drive, erectile dysfunction, and more could indicate a testosterone imbalance — but you don’t have to live with it. Learn all about testosterone here.
Sep 8th, 2021

How Your Vagina Changes Over the Years

Vaginal changes might be embarrassing to think about, but you shoudn’t ignore symptoms like dryness, discomfort, and pain during sex. Find out more about how your sexual health changes with age and how vaginal revitalization could help.
Aug 9th, 2021

Spotting and Preventing UTI Complications

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common and can be very painful. But did you know that ignoring your symptoms could increase your risk of complications, like kidney infection? Learn the signs of UTI and find your treatment options here.
Jun 17th, 2021

Am I a Good Candidate for a Penile Implant?

Penile implants give you the option to achieve an erection whenever you want — and if you have a severe urologic condition that’s affecting your sex life, one could be a good treatment option for you. Learn what penile implants can do here.
May 9th, 2021

Different Types of Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are painful. But did you know they can vary in size, shape, and even mineral makeup? Finding effective kidney stone treatment starts with understanding the different types. Learn more about the types and causes of kidney stones.
Apr 7th, 2021

Urologic Cancer Symptoms and When to See a Doctor

Urologic cancer includes cancers of the urinary system and the male reproductive system. Learn to recognize the telltale symptoms of these cancers and find out how you can preserve your health with routine cancer screenings.
Mar 7th, 2021

The Benefits of Robotic Surgery

Robotic surgery harnesses precision, cutting-edge technology and puts it in the hands of highly trained surgeons. The result? Enhanced results and faster recovery for even complex urologic surgeries. Learn more about the benefits of robotic surgery.
Feb 8th, 2021

Understanding the Different Types of Incontinence

Urinary incontinence is the involuntary leakage of urine. Whether it’s a little or a lot, it can limit your quality of lifen and you shouldn’t ignore it. Take back control and learn more about the types of incontinence here.
Jan 20th, 2021

How a Vasectomy Works

Vasectomies are very effective in preventing pregnancy, but how does this male sterilization procedure work, exactly? Find the answers to all your questions — from what happens during surgery to when it starts being effective — right here.
Dec 8th, 2020

Help for Your Low Testosterone

Low testosterone can affect you both physically and mentally, from loss of muscle mass to low sex drive. If you have a hormonal imbalance, it’s time to find out how testosterone replacement therapy could help you feel like yourself again.
Nov 12th, 2020

Myths and Facts About Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction is a common problem that makes it difficult or even impossible to achieve an erection. Men of all ages can get it, but there’s a lot of misinformation about what ED really is and how it’s treated. Learn the truth.
Oct 6th, 2020

Tips for Preventing a UTI

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common but bothersome. If you’ve had a UTI, chances are good that you don’t want to get another one. The good news is that a few simple lifestyle changes can help prevent a UTI from developing.
Sep 8th, 2020

A Look at the Different Types of Female Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence is a common — but embarrassing — condition affecting millions of women. Involuntary urine leakage can keep you from enjoying life, but it doesn’t have to. Learn about common types of urinary incontinence and how to treat them.
Aug 18th, 2020

Which Penile Prosthesis Implant is Right For Me?

Severe erectile dysfunction significantly impacts your sex life. If conservative options like medication or a penis pump haven't made a difference, don’t give up hope. A penile prosthesis implant could be a good option for you. Learn more here.
Jul 16th, 2020

Telltale Signs You Have a Kidney Stone

Kidney stones are common, but symptoms range from sharp pain in your side to a burning sensation when you urinate. Learn more here about the telltale signs of a kidney stone and what you can do to pass the stone and stop the pain.
Jun 22nd, 2020

Does a Vasectomy Hurt?

Vasectomy is a safe, effective form of birth control. It’s a good option for men who don’t want to have children in the future, but the thought of having surgery “down there” makes many hesitate. But does a vasectomy really hurt? Find out here.
May 15th, 2020

5 Tips for Preventing Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are mineral deposits that form in kidneys and pass through the urinary tract, often causing intense pain along the way. While some risk factors like family history are unavoidable, here are tips that will help you prevent stones with lifestyl
Apr 22nd, 2020

When Should Prostate Cancer be Treated?

Prostate cancer is a common form of cancer affecting men today, but early detection and expert care mean you can continue enjoying life. Learn more about the best treatment options based on the cancer’s stage and your risk for disease progression.
Feb 14th, 2020

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.
Dec 23rd, 2020

Eczema Linked to High Risk for Impotence

Did you know that men with eczema may be exposed to a greater risk of erectile dysfunction (ED)? A new study involving 4,000 Taiwanese men with ED problems suggests the connection between impotence and this allergic skin condition.
Oct 7th, 2019

Atkins-Type Diet Programs

An Atkins-type diet is a high-protein nutrition regimen. In the past, there were concerns regarding its damaging effects on the kidneys.
Oct 7th, 2019

Cranberries Help Prevent Urinary Tract Infection

Did you know that drinking cranberry juice regularly can help prevent urinary tract infection (UTI)? A review of past studies confirms this. In addition, cranberry products seem to be especially beneficial for women with recurrent UTIs.
Oct 7th, 2019

What Causes Stress Incontinence?

One may call it an “accident” in adults. Stress incontinence is an inconvenient event when urine leaks uncontrollably, resulting from extra pressure put on the bladder.
Oct 7th, 2019

Does Vasectomy Reversal Work?

Vasectomy is a surgical procedure that involves closing the male’s vas deferens so that semen will no longer be released.
Oct 7th, 2019

What is Vasectomy?

There are only two birth control options available to men: condoms and vasectomy.
Oct 7th, 2019

What is Prostatitis?

Prostatitis is a condition described as an inflammation and infection of the prostate glands. Around 5 percent to 10 percent of prostatitis cases are caused by bacteria. However, this condition is not a risk factor for developing prostate cancer.
Oct 7th, 2019

What are Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections?

Did you know that children suffering from recurrent UTIs (urinary tract infections) aren’t faced with a higher risk of developing chronic kidney problems in the future?
Oct 7th, 2019