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Blog Posts from 2018

Signs of Infertility in Men

Infertility problems in men are more common than you might think. Among couples who are having trouble starting a family, one-third of the time those troubles can be linked to male fertility issues, one-third to female fertility issues, and the final one-third to fertility issues with both partners. More than 10 percent of couples trying…

The Benefits of UroLift for Enlarged Prostate

The UroLift® System is a revolutionary, minimally invasive procedure designed to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), or an enlarged prostate – which is the most frequent prostate problem in men over the age of 50. What Is an Enlarged Prostate The prostate tends to get larger as men age. This enlargement often squeezes the urethra,…

Talking to Your Son About Men’s Health

At some point, every parent of a young male needs to have a serious conversation with their son about a certain topic. No, not just that topic – but about men’s health in general. Chances are your adolescent or teenage son already knows where babies come from. What he may not know are such things…

What Are the Different Types of Penile Implants?

Although there are a number of nonsurgical treatments for erectile dysfunction (ED) – such as medication, vacuum-assisted devices, lifestyle changes, exercise, and psychological counseling – not all of them work for every man. When they don’t work, that’s when many men suffering from ED consider a penile implant. A penile prosthesis is a surgically implanted…

Who Qualifies as a Candidate for Penile Implant?

For men diagnosed with erectile dysfunction (ED), a penile implant is one of several treatment options. Penile implants are devices that are placed inside the penis to allow a man with ED to achieve an erection. These devices are typically recommended after other treatments for ED have failed. Who Should Get a Penile Implant? The…

The American Urological Association’s New Guidelines for Erectile Dysfunction

Defined as the inability to get and keep an erection firm enough for sex, Erectile dysfunction (ED), or impotence, can cause a great deal of stress for the many men who suffer from it. It may also affect one’s self confidence and interfere with their social relationships.1 Thirty million men in the U.S., and 150…

The Genetics of Urological Health and Conditions

Genetics is defined as “the heredity and variation of organisms.” Unfortunately, in the same way, that those family traits such as green eyes and brown hair can be passed down from one generation to the next, so can health disorders. While some genetic disorders are inherited from our parents, they can also appear when a…

Testosterone Levels in Men vs. Women

Testosterone is commonly known as the male sex hormone. However, both men and women can actually produce testosterone. With that said, the levels of testosterone produced and their functions are significantly different between the genders. If these levels are imbalanced in either men or women, it can cause physical and emotional changes. Here’s all you…

How Are Kidney Stones Treated?

As anyone who has had kidney stones will tell you, they can be incredibly painful and irritating. They are hard, compounded collections of salt and other minerals that can pass through the urinary tract. Sometimes, these stones can become so large that they block the urinary tract and need to be surgically removed. Thankfully there…

Is Peyronie’s Disease Curable

If you’ve noticed a painful curvature building in your own, or your significant other’s penis, this could be a sign of a condition called Peyronie’s disease. A curved erection may not sound scary, but men who have Peyronie’s disease can experience trouble having sex. This often causes anxiety and discomfort, even pain in severe cases….

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