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When & Why to See a Urologist

The urinary system is an integral part of the body’s regulation process. Its primary function is to remove extra water and waste that the kidneys filter out of the blood and would otherwise build up in the body. A urologist is a specialist physician who can diagnose and treat problems affecting the bladder, kidney, urinary tract, and men’s health issues…

When Should You See A Urologist For Fatigue?

Chronic fatigue can drain you of your strength and cause you to feel exhausted, physically and emotionally. It can hinder you from enjoying day-to-day activities or from engaging in your responsibilities. One of the best ways to address fatigue is by relaxing and getting enough sleep. If you have a stressful job or personal life,…

Symptoms and Long-Term Effects of Low Testosterone

The hormone that gives men their “manly” characteristics, such as a deep voice, facial hair and strength, testosterone also helps to regulate a man’s sex drive and production of red blood cells and sperm. By the time a man reaches his 40s, testosterone production starts to wane; by their 50s men often start to notice…

Side Effects of Low T Levels

There is widespread awareness about testosterone in modern culture, particularly for its role in sports and for its health benefits. Indeed, low testosterone levels seemed irrelevant decades ago. However, research has shown that many of the symptoms faced by men as they age are related to low testosterone levels, or “low T.” Learning more about…

Is Testosterone Replacement Right for Me?

With the hectic go-go-go lifestyle experienced by most men these days, exhaustion and low sex drive seem like an epidemic which is too often attributed to low testosterone.  But is “low T” just part of getting older or a result of a modern lifestyle?  Should all men supplement their testosterone levels?  There are many misconceptions…

Should You Treat Low Testosterone?

The answer depends on your symptoms and general health. If you experience unusual fatigue, a low sex drive or impotence (erectile dysfunction), hair loss, or depression, you should ask your doctor about getting tested for low T. Simple blood tests will inform your doctor of your testosterone levels and can help diagnose low T. Hormone…

What are the most common urological issues facing men?

Enlarged prostate Benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH, describes the non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate gland. It is very common among older men, affecting more than half of all men over 50, and 90% of men 80 and older. The enlarged prostate puts pressure on the urethra and may partially block urine from being excreted. Incontinence…

4 Long-Term Effects of Low T

Symptoms of low T in the short term include fatigue, hair loss, reduced sex drive, or even erectile dysfunction (ED). Testosterone plays an important part in several body systems. If your testosterone levels are low, chances are you are not going to feel great. The long-term effects of low T can have a serious impact…

Low Testosterone Myths

Low testosterone (low T) affects millions of men, especially those over age 50. Testosterone is the male sex hormone, and when there is not enough of it, you may feel fatigue, gain weight, lose hair or muscle mass, experience depression, loss of sex drive, or have erectile dysfunction. Over time, there is an increased risk…

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