VasMaddness, chronic conditions care, Health Care Heros, and more are discussed in the February 2024 patient newsletter.
HOW TYPICAL HOLIDAY FARE AFFECTS YOUR BODY
Too much alcohol and fatty food (hello holidays!) can overwhelm the well-regulated machine known as your body. But the holidays are here, so let’s talk.
Alcohol is a diuretic, which means it disrupts filtration, causing you to pee more often. It also interferes with messages from your brain to your bladder, penis, and other body parts. A poor diet can stress your kidneys and cause a buildup of minerals.
The result of all that alcohol and unhealthy food? Possible:
This year, consider having fun without joining your fellow Americans who, on average, double their alcohol consumption from Thanksgiving to New Year’s. Eat healthy, try mocktails, be safe, and have fun.
BPH IS COMMON AND TREATABLE: IF MEDS AREN’T WORKING, SPEAK UP!
What’s more popular than pickleball? For men 60 and older, an enlarged prostate is more popular. By 60, nearly half of men experience symptoms of an enlarged prostate known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
Symptoms of this common, non-cancerous condition include:
Sound familiar? If so, you don’t have to live with it. BPH is treatable. If lifestyle modifications don’t make a difference, we can prescribe medications, which work for many men.
However, if you’ve tried the medication route and still feel like your BPH is preventing you from living the kind of life you want, tell your urologist. Many men find permanent relief with one of these treatment options, allowing them to toss the meds altogether:
We’ll help you find the option that provides permanent relief from BPH. Visit this page on our website to learn more.
RECLAIM YOUR SEX LIFE IN 2024
Every day, we help men improve their sex lives. Yep, we’re talking erectile dysfunction. ED may not be your favorite discussion topic, but overcome it, and you just may fall back in love.
One in two men over the age of 40 are affected by ED. If you’re one of them, don’t just live with it.
Of course, there’s always the little blue pill that most men try initially. However, if you’re tired of taking medications or they’re simply not working. we have other solutions, including:
If you’re ready for a new year and a new you, contact us.
LOW INTENSITY SHOCKWAVE THERAPY
Each man is different so the number of treatments that are ideal can vary. Most men experience some improvement after 6 treatments. You may also want periodic touch up treatments, a 12-pack offers great value.
To see if you’re a candidate for shockwave therapy, click here and answer a few simple questions: urologygroup.com/liswt
WE’RE LOCATED RIGHT WHERE YOU NEED US
Did you know we now have 12 locations in the tristate?