There are many medical conditions that have confusing and erroneous online information. One of these is an enlarged prostate, or BPH. Let’s separate the truth from the myths.
Author: Southland Urology
I Pee When I Laugh: Is This Normal?
Leaking urine when you laugh is not funny. It is both embarrassing and worrisome. It can lead to isolation for fear of urinating in public. Known as stress incontinence, it is the most common type of incontinence, and it usually affects women more than men. I pee when I laugh: is this normal? Let’s find out.
Having Difficulty Urinating? It May Be BPH
Having difficulty urinating? Could it be BPH? Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, or BPH, is the medical term for an enlarged prostate gland. If you are a male over the age of 40 and having uncomfortable changes to your normal urination, this is one of the major symptoms of an enlarged prostate.
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Men’s Guide to Urinary Incontinence
While women are more likely than men to experience urinary incontinence, the condition can be especially troublesome for men. Men seek care from incontinence after living with the problem for about 4.2 years on average. You don’t have to wait years to get some help. Take control by reading this men’s guide to urinary incontinence.
Is Erectile Dysfunction Permanent? What You Should Know.
Is erectile dysfunction permanent? We are here to tell you E.D. can be treated in almost all cases. More importantly, the biggest barrier to restoring full sexual function is a man’s reluctance to seek treatment. If you are living with some erectile dysfunction issues, now is the time to get some answers.
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When Is The Ideal Time In A Man’s Life To Have A Vasectomy?
When is the ideal time in a man’s life to have a vasectomy? There is no age or situation that qualifies as the ideal time. It is different for each man. It’s a personal and very private decision that is usually made with his partner and after much thought.
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What’s The Difference Between BPH And Prostate Cancer?
What’s the difference between BPH and prostate cancer? The most important difference is that BPH, or an enlarged prostate gland, is not cancerous. It doesn’t mean you won’t ever get prostate cancer, but an enlarged prostate is a common condition as men get older. Let’s explain further.
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Overactive Bladder Medication Isn’t Working: Next Steps
Many people struggle with an overactive bladder. They optimistically begin treatment with medications, but they eventually find that the meds no longer work as well as they did in the beginning. In addition, the unpleasant side effects almost make it not worth taking the medication. So what do you do when overactive bladder medication isn’t working? Explore next steps.
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What To Expect During An Erectile Dysfunction Exam
When a man is having concerns about erectile dysfunction, it may take him a while to finally address the topic with his doctor. There may be a lot of anxiety and fear about a diagnosis and even about having the erectile dysfunction exam. We can ease some worry by giving you an overview and what to expect during an erectile dysfunction exam.
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How Is Urinary Incontinence Diagnosed And Treated?
The first time it happened you were sure it was just a fluke. When it happened again with a sudden sneeze, you began to worry a bit. Then leakage became more of a regular problem. Now you are wondering, how is urinary incontinence diagnosed and treated?
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