Your Urologic Health – Signs You Should Not Ignore

Urology is a medical specialty that deals with the male and female urinary tract and the male reproductive organs. Urologists typically focus on treating structural problems or diseases related to…

BPH Prevention and Treatment

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is the enlargement of the prostate gland. Common in older men, BPH can lead to health complications when left untreated. What is BPH? The prostate—an important…

Do you have a UTI

Should I Go to the ER for a UTI?

Millions of patients visit the ER for a urinary tract infection (UTI) each year, but research shows that most of these emergency visits are unnecessary. According to the study, the…

What is Prune Belly Syndrome?

Also referred to as triad syndrome or Eagle-Barrett syndrome, prune belly syndrome is a congenital condition that relates to weakness in the stomach, issues in the testicles and trouble with…

Renal Fusion: What is a Horseshoe Kidney?

The normal human body has two kidneys, organs that help filter waste from the body and prevent various diseases, but in certain people, the kidneys fuse together as one. This…

Testicular Trauma: Causes & Symptoms

The testicles are a vital part of the male reproductive system, playing a role in reproduction and male hormone production. Due to their location in the scrotum, however, which hangs…

What is Emphysema?

Understanding Causes of Male Infertility

Sexual intercourse is the primary method of conception, but about 13 percent of couples are unable to get pregnant through unprotected sex. Many potential causes of infertility exist in both…

Combatting Overactive Bladder

The bladder controls many of our urinary functions, so problems with the bladder can cause problems with urination. One such problem is called overactive bladder, a condition that causes the…

An Overview of Prostatitis: Symptoms and Treatment

All men have a gland in their reproductive system called the prostate. The prostate is located below the bladder and in front of the rectum, and its responsibility is to…

Painful Bladder Syndrome

The bladder is a hollow organ that stores urine. Once the bladder expands to full capacity, it sends a message to the brain through the pelvic nerves that it’s time…