Anyone who has ever experienced the knife-like pain of passing a kidney stone vows to do everything to keep their kidneys free of stones in the future. Those lucky enough to have never had a stone, listen up, because these tips may save you from a whole world of hurt.
Whichever column you fit in to, it can’t “hurt” to do a quick review, or learn for the first time, how to avoid kidney stones.
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Let’s face it. As a man, there are probably things you just do NOT want to talk about. Incontinence is probably one of those topics, but the truth is that if you are suffering with incontinence, you must deal with it. So continue reading and consider it the guy’s guide to male incontinence. Then your next step will be to talk to one of our providers about it!
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Our kidneys filter waste and excess fluids from our body and then flush them out in urine. If something disrupts this balance and orderly function, chronic kidney disease and kidney failure can occur. What are your risk factors for kidney disease?
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Although there is still limited information about the underlying risk factors for COVID-19, it is widely believed that certain patients with underlying conditions are at higher risk for contracting the virus and for severe complications. The link between COVID and prostate cancer has some overlap.
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It has long been held that zinc and folic acid can aid in male fertility, but a recent study counters that belief. Are you wasting your money if you rely on these supplements to help improve sperm count or quality of sperm?
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Regardless of how seemingly minor or serious a particular upcoming surgery may be, it’s normal to be a little anxious. You can allay some of your fears and set yourself up for a successful outcome by doing your homework ahead of time and using these 7 strategies to prepare for surgery.
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If a man becomes concerned about erectile dysfunction (ED), he has a number of options to discover the reason(s) why. Self testing for erectile dysfunction is but one way to find out whether sexual dysfunctions are due to physical or psychological issues.
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Women who expect to leave all the pregnancy aches and pains behind them after childbirth soon find that postpartum symptoms can be almost just as bad.
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Can you believe we’re approaching the end of the year already? In November and December, our office will be closed on a few select days so that our staff can enjoy the holidays with family and friends. Continue reading “Holiday Hours”
Diabetes and high blood pressure are the most common risk factors for developing kidney disease. Obesity, your gender, smoking, genetics, and your age all add to your risk. Even if you are free from kidney disease at the moment, consider these 20 healthful foods for fighting kidney disease.
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