How to Maintain a Healthy Urinary System

By |August 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Everything that enters your body must eventually be filtered out. If it wasn’t, the body’s internal organs could face serious complications. Thanks to the urinary system, all ingested food and liquid can be successfully excreted after sufficient nutrients are absorbed. These organs are able to filter your blood and remove any metabolic wastes that result [...]

4 Ways to Prevent Urinary Incontinence

By |August 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|

You have probably heard the commercials about “leaky bladders,” but what does that mean? Understanding what the problem is is key to properly addressing any medical issue. Simply put, urinary incontinence is the loss of bladder control. Urinary incontinence is not a disease but rather a symptom caused by many conditions, some of which can [...]

A Crash Course on The Urinary System

By |August 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Urinary Tracts - we all have them, but few of us know how they actually work. The question of how liquids are absorbed and released by our bodies is complex and sometimes confusing. To help you understand the process of how it all works, we must first understand the basic functions of the organs that [...]

How Does Caffeine Affect the Urinary Tract?

By |August 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Caffeine is a popular stimulant that is consumed on an everyday basis by people all over the world. It may be the only thing that helps you up in the morning, but did you ever consider what happens to the rest of your body after overconsumption and repeated digestion? Caffeine doesn’t exclusively offer the beneficial [...]

Can Fruit Juice Fight Against UTIs?

By |November 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Image via Pixabay Why You Should Be Drinking More Fruit Juice Daily There’s no denying the major benefits of drinking freshly squeezed fruit juice on a regular basis, between the vitamins, minerals and antioxidants each type contains. One of the best remedies for urinary tract infections actually comes in the form of drinking fruit juice [...]

Radiation Therapy For Anal Cancer

By |April 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Radiation therapy for anal cancer is an increasingly popular treatment method, especially since there are different types of radiation choices. In general, radiation therapy, whether internally or externally, uses a beam of high-energy rays to help destroy and slow down the growth of cancer cells. For anal cancer in particular, radiation therapy can be used [...]

10 Risk Factors for Kidney Cancer

By |January 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Although many people believe the contrary, risk factors are not a direct cause of cancer. What risk factors do is they influence the development of cancer. Another note about risk factors is that some people with multiple risk factors will for one reason or another never develop cancer. Risk factors are still very important to [...]

How to Get Tested for Prostate Cancer

By |January 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|

It doesn’t matter whether you live a healthy lifestyle or not, many doctors will still recommend prostate cancer screening once you are in your 50’s. If you have any sort of risk factors associated with prostate cancer, you should get tested even sooner. However, it is a controversial topic amongst the medical industry whether you [...]

8 Ways Hematuria Occurs

By |January 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

  Image via Pixabay What is Hematuria? Hematuria is simply defined as the presence of blood in the urine. The occurrence of blood in the urine can be very alarming and cause for great concern. By learning more about why the hematuria is occurring, you can better understand the need to immediately seek the care [...]

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How Tobacco Increases Your Risk of Bladder Cancer

By |November 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|

  Image via Shutterstock The biggest risk factor for bladder cancer is smoking tobacco. Tobacco, such as cigarettes, contains carcinogenic chemicals that cause cancer. The longer you smoke cigarettes the higher the likelihood that you obtain bladder cancer, or any form of cancer for that matter. It has been reported that over a third of [...]

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