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What is BPH?

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, or BPH, is a condition in which the prostate enlarges as men get older.  BPH is a very common condition that affects over 40 million Americans and over 500 million aging men worldwide. Over 40% of men in their 50s and over 70% of men in their 60s have BPH1.  While BPH…
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Meaning Behind Color of Your Urine

The color of your urine is one of the most important diagnostic factors for your doctor, and it can tell them – and you – a lot about what’s going on inside the body. If you notice any change in the frequency of color of your urine, you should make an appointment with your doctor.…
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What to Know About a Dropped Bladder

The “pelvic floor” describes the muscular network that forms across the opening of the female pelvis. The pelvic floor muscles help to keep the organs in this part of the body in place. If these muscles have a defect from straining, childbirth or aging, they may induce a “dropped bladder,” also known as a pelvic…
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Kidney Cancer: Prevent & Diagnose Early

Kidney Cancer is one of the top ten most common cancers in men and women in the United States.  While it is more prevalent in men, is has been increasing in women over the past decades.  There are well known risks factors for people who develop this disease. Here are some things you can do…
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Smoking Affects Urologic Conditions

Smoking is harmful to your body in lots of ways, but it can have an impact on urologic conditions in particular. There are several different conditions that smoking can impact.   Smoking irritates the bladder and it can definitely make urologic symptoms worse. In addition, it can cause bouts of coughing that can lead to urinary…
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