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What You Need to Know About Penile Augmentation

February 8th, 2018|Men's Health|

Penile augmentation is a cosmetic procedure that increases the size and length of the penis. Receiving this remedial enhancement is a consideration for one of many personal or medical reasons by providing a permanent benefit [...]

Can Fruit Juice Fight Against UTIs?

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 [...]

What Causes Acute Bacterial Prostatitis?

November 30th, 2017|Prostate Cancer, Prostatitis|

Image via Pixabay Understanding Acute Bacterial Prostatitis and Its Main Causes There are many types of conditions only males are able to acquire, based on their particular body parts and organs only they have. Acute [...]

How do I Choose the Right Urologist Near Me?

October 3rd, 2017|Men's Health|

In most cases, you head to see a urologist because your primary care physician recommended you get special attention for whatever condition you may have. Your urologist will be able to assist and make decisions [...]

Vasectomies vs. Tubal Ligation

June 26th, 2017|Men's Health, Vasectomy|

When you make the decision to choose the route of permanent birth control, you need to research it fully, whether you are a man or a woman. There are options for men and women, through [...]

5 Shocking Ways to Increase Your Testosterone Levels

June 26th, 2017|Men's Health, Testosterone|

Testosterone is the hormone most associated with being “manly” or being a man. It increases male sex drive and muscle growth, and helps you feel better overall as a man. If you don’t have a [...]

Can Energy Drinks Cause Kidney Stones?

May 11th, 2017|Kidney Stones|

There have not been many health benefits linked to drinking energy drinks, and they have increasingly become more common. Large amounts of caffeine and sugar that make up an energy drink can possibly have negative [...]

5 Myths About Having a Vasectomy

May 11th, 2017|Male Fertility, Men's Health, Vasectomy|

A vasectomy is a permanent method of birth control that prevents the release of sperm from a man when he ejaculates. This is possible because during the vasectomy procedure, the vas deferens from each testicle [...]

Radiation Therapy For Anal Cancer

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 [...]

How to Help Prevent Bladder Cancer

April 27th, 2017|Bladder Cancer, Cancer|

When there is a growth of abnormal cells in the bladder, and tumors form and grow together, it causes bladder cancer. The scary part about bladder cancer is that there is no definitive cause for [...]

5 Prostate Cancer-Causing Foods to Avoid

March 29th, 2017|Men's Health, Prostate Cancer|

A significant diet change is not usually welcomed, but when your health and wellbeing are at stake, the adjustment can be pretty easy to make. When it comes to your prostate – a small gland [...]

How to Prevent Male Infertility

March 29th, 2017|Male Fertility, Men's Health|

Image via Flickr The Tell-All Guide to Staying Fertile for Men Infertility may be commonly associated with women, but men can certainly struggle with infertility as well. In fact, 40 percent of men are infertile. [...]

10 Risk Factors for Kidney Cancer

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 [...]

How to Get Tested for Prostate Cancer

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 [...]

8 Ways Hematuria Occurs

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. [...]

5 Steps to Combat Male Infertility

January 3rd, 2017|Men's Health|

  Image via Flickr How to Boost Male Fertility in 5 Steps When deciding you are ready to start a family, nothing is more disappointing than the discovery that you are currently unable to conceive. [...]

Benefits of HIFU Treatment for Prostate Cancer

December 8th, 2016|High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound|

High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) has growingly become one of the most popular treatments for prostate cancer. As a treatment used for the ablation of prostate tissue, it has recently gotten approval from the FDA. [...]

7 Causes of Erectile Dysfunction

December 8th, 2016|Men's Health|

While erectile dysfunction is much more common amongst older men, it can happen to men of any age. ED by itself may not be as serious or dangerous as it may seem, but the dangerous [...]

How Tobacco Increases Your Risk of Bladder Cancer

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 [...]

Ways to Prevent Kidney Stones

November 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|

  Image via Shutterstock Kidney stones occur when hard deposits of mineral and acid salts stick together in concentrated urine. They are most painful when passing through the urinary tract. It is extremely rare but [...]

Link Found Between Vitamin D Deficiency and Erectile Dysfunction

October 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|

  Image via Pexels What is Vitamin D? Vitamin D is essential for the growth and development of strong bones in your body and helps cells all over your body communicate. It is commonly referred [...]

5 Things to Know About Low T

October 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|

  Image via Pexels Do you feel tired, depressed and a lack of sex drive? You may be suffering from low testosterone. Testosterone is one of the main sex hormones that boosts sexual desire, sperm [...]

Signs You Are a Good Candidate For a Vasectomy

August 29th, 2016|Men's Health|

A vasectomy is a common procedure that serves as a permanent form of birth control for men. If you are considering a vasectomy, here are some signs you are more than likely a good candidate [...]

PSA Rise After Surgery: What Happens Next?

August 9th, 2016|Cancer|

The word “cancer” is never something anyone wants to hear. Fortunately, most cases of prostate cancer are treatable when caught early on. Following a prostatectomy surgery, most men do not experience recurrence. However, what happens [...]

HIFU for Improved Quality of Life

July 26th, 2016|High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound, Men's Health|

How HIFU is Changing the way Prostate Cancer Treatment is Approached HIFU (High Intensity Focused Ultrasound) is a revolutionary prostate cancer treatment now available in the United States. After decades of success in Europe and [...]

Why Men Should be Concerned About the Zika Virus This Summer

July 15th, 2016|Men's Health|

  Image via Wiki Commons The Zika virus is hard to ignore in the news cycle. Zika is a disease caused by the Zika virus, which is spread through mosquito bites. The CDC has issued [...]

Younger Men More Frequently Diagnosed With Testicular Cancer

July 9th, 2016|Cancer|

Testicular cancer is not talked about as much as prostate cancer, as prostate cancer is much more common. However, testicular cancer is having an impact – especially on younger men. The average age of someone [...]