The unfortunate fact about prostate cancer is that it does not show symptoms in its early stages of development. That is why prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in men in the United States.
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Let’s set the record straight right from the beginning, your urine should be pale yellow and clear. Anything else, take note.
It is believed that Benjamin Franklin originally coined the phrase: “The only things in life that are certain are death and taxes.” Well, if you’re asking about BPH and how to prevent it, there are certain other things we can’t control, like our age and our family.
STI vs. UTI and what is the difference between their symptoms are quite a common dilemma. There are some symptoms similar to both a Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) and a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), so sometimes it may be difficult to discern which type of infection your symptoms represent. What follows may help you to spot the difference quickly and take action.
The prostate is a small, muscular gland that is part of the male reproductive system. It slowly swells as a man gets older, squeezing the urethra and limiting the flow of urine. An enlarged prostate is known as Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia or BPH.
Accompanying symptoms can be mild to severe and usually get worse over time. The diagnosis helps to rule out other more serious conditions and can help to manage the symptoms and treat the condition.
Have you ever had a great time with friends laughing out loud, but found yourself uncontrollably leaking urine? You might have even thought “I’m too young for this to be happening.”
The truth is urinary incontinence is not just for older women. It can happen to women of all ages during exercise or while laughing, sneezing and coughing. This particular type of incontinence is known as stress urinary incontinence and it is quite prevalent.
Anyone who has ever experienced the knife-like pain of passing a kidney stone vows to do everything to keep their kidneys free of stones in the future. Those lucky enough to have never had a stone, listen up, because these tips may save you from a whole world of hurt.
Whichever column you fit in to, it can’t “hurt” to do a quick review, or learn for the first time, how to avoid kidney stones.
Half a million men in the U.S. undergo a vasectomy each year, and it has now become the most commonly performed urological procedure. By comparison, though, three times more women undergo permanent contraception. With tubal ligation comes more health risks for the female because it is a more invasive procedure. In addition, It is much more costly, and it requires a longer recovery time. What’s wrong with this picture?
It’s time to clear up some myths about vasectomy and provide some factual information that every man should know.
If you or a loved one has ever passed a kidney stone, we don’t have to tell you how painful it is, or how helpless you feel. If it’s a first-time event, you can be frightened out of your mind wondering what could be causing this horrible pain.
Sadly, if you have one case, you are more susceptible to others. If they become recurring, you will do almost anything to prevent them.
Here are some easy ways to prevent kidney stones.