In response to the COVID-19 health issue, we are offering telehealth as well as in-person appointments. Click to learn more.

Movember: Changing the Face of Men’s Health

November 01, 2013

We at The Urology Group are proud to recognize “Movember,” the annual month-long event with the goal of “changing the face” of men’s health, particularly regarding prostate and testicular cancer. To show our support and raise awareness of this effort, some of our own physicians are joining men around the world by growing moustaches during the month of November.

By increasing awareness, Movember aims to increase early cancer detection, diagnosis and effective treatment, and ultimately reduce the number of preventable deaths.

Twelve physicians from our group will be sporting facial hair this month in honor of Movember. You can track their progress here on our website!

Besides getting an annual check-up, the Movember Foundation encourages men to follow these steps to stay healthy:

  •   Know your family health history – heredity is powerful and the past can help illuminate your future.
  •   Exercise – 20-30 minutes of moderate physical activity daily-and next time take the stairs!
  •   Take action early – get regular check-ups, monitor your key numbers (weight, blood pressure, etc.) and share any concerns with your doctor concerns. Men over 50 should get an annual prostate cancer exam.
  •   Sleep well – the quality of your sleep impacts numerous functions, from metabolism to concentration to fighting off infections.
  •   Eat a healthy diet – fill up with fruits, vegetables and whole grains and choose healthy proteins like lean meats, poultry, fish and beans.
  •   Stay at a healthy weight – know your Body Mass Index (BMI) and waistline. Being overweight can increase the risk of chronic diseases from diabetes to certain cancers.

 

Recent Featured Blog Posts

  1. BPH: What to Know About Our 4 Treatment Options

    Nearly half of all men will experience symptoms of an enlarged prostate, or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), by the age of 60. Learn about four treatments.

    Read More
  2. Dehydration: 4 Conditions Made Worse by Thirst

    Those of us in good health may see life as a glass half full. But if we want to stay healthy, that glass should be empty. Water makes up two-thirds of the human body, so we need to keep the liquid flowing. Good hydration is necessary to balance salts and sugars, to lubricate joints and…

    Read More
  3. Testicular Cancer Awareness Month: Self-Exams Can Save Lives

    Testicular cancer is rare but is more prominent in younger men. Self-examinations is the first step to detection.

    Read More

Virtual Assistant

Virtual Assistant

How may I assist you today?

I need help with ‘Directions & Hours’
(Please select a location from the list below)
I need help with ‘ Billing Questions’
(Please select an option below)

I need help with ‘Billing Questions’

What number should I call to pay my bill?

If your bill is from The Urology Group, please call (513) 841-7474 to pay your bill.

If your bill is from The Urology Center, please call (513) 841-7475 to pay your bill.

I need help with ‘Making, Rescheduling or Confirming an Appointment’

If you would like us to call you to set up an appointment, please click here to request a call back.

If you would like to call us, please call
513-841-7400
to speak with a representative.
Our hours are:

Monday-Friday: 7:30am – 5:00pm

I need help with ‘Questions About Test Results’

please call us at:

513-841-7400

Our hours are:

Monday-Friday: 7:30am – 5:00pm

I need help with ‘Medication Refills’

please call us at:

513-841-7400

Our hours are:

Monday-Friday: 7:30am – 5:00pm

I need help with ‘Returning a Call from the Office’

please call us at:

513-841-7400

Our hours are:

Monday-Friday: 7:30am – 5:00pm

I need help with ‘A Copy of My Medical Records’

please call us at:

513-841-7400

Our hours are:

Monday-Friday: 7:30am – 5:00pm