Nocturia – the frequent need to pee at night – is among the most common symptoms of an enlarged prostate (BPH). Learn why it happens and what you can do to help.Read More
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October 28, 2021
People get up super early to wait in line for a Black Friday sale, they arrive at the airport extra early to avoid missing a flight, and some will even finish a work project early just to get it off the desk. So why procrastinate one small act that could determine life and death? A…Read More
Few symtoms, no matter how unusual, would catch us by surprise.
But some of those “embarrassing” symptoms could indicate more serious health conditions. Read about five symptoms that signal a call to your urologist.
Thirsty? Be sure to say ‘yes’ to that tall glass of water. It may save you from searing pain by the end of the summer. That’s because summer is peak season for kidney stones, hard little formations that develop in the kidneys when urinary minerals and salts crystallize and bind together. Often, stones aren’t even…Read More
In 1996, the medical world was entering a remarkable age of discovery: Dolly the sheep was cloned; a combination therapy treatment was discovered to manage HIV/AIDS; and Pfizer patented a revolutionary erectile dysfunction drug called Viagra. And in that same year, 25 years ago, 23 physicians from seven different urology practices joined to form The…Read More
The female urologic and reproductive functions require different experts: urologists and gynecologists. Dr. Rebecca Roedersheimer explains.Read More
Rarely in my career as a urologist have I been more concerned about men proactively protecting themselves from prostate cancer. The reason to be proactive is fairly well known. Prostate cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death in men. It trails only lung cancer. Far less well known, and the reason I’m concerned, is…Read More
Picture a 50-year-old father and 20-year-old son playing tennis. One of them has testicular cancer but doesn’t know it. Chances are, it’s the son. Testicular cancer is rare – it’s expected to be diagnosed in just 1% of men this year. However, it has the distinct characteristic of occurring most frequently among younger males – ages…Read More
Urge incontience doesn’t care who you are or where you are when it strikes. Learn more about this condition that affects 33 million people in the U.S.Read More
Every day, nearly 33 million Americans (or 10% of the U.S. population) cope with the challenges of OAB.Read More
UroLift is one of several options from The Urology Group to treat BPH. It is a minimally invasive way to lift the enlarged prostate tissue out of the way without cutting the prostate.Read More
192,000 men are expected to be diagnosed this year with prostate cancer. What you can do to change the course.Read More