More than 40,000 of the nearly 80,500 new cases of bladder cancer estimated to be diagnosed in 2019 will be found in smokers.
March is National Kidney Month and March 13 is World Kidney Day. In honor of these observances, it’s a good time to review the basics about kidney health, including kidney stones. According to the National Kidney Foundation:
Kidney stones form when certain chemicals become concentrated in the urine and form crystals. The crystals grow into larger masses (stones), which can get into the urinary tract. If a stone gets stuck and blocks the flow of urine, it causes pain.
You can reduce the risk of kidney stones by:
Consult with your doctor for resources to meet your specific needs and help you develop a plan that reduces your risk of kidney stones.
The Urology Group offers lithotripsy treatment for kidney stones.
If going to the bathroom is spooking you, there may be reasons beyond a potential illness.
The number of men expected to be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year could nearly populate the entire city of Fort Lauderdale. That image doesn’t exactly conjure a day at the beach. But it does have a silver lining, which is this: All men do have the ability to limit their risks and identify symptoms…