Healthy kidneys like a healthy body. Some of the best things you can do to keep your kidneys healthy are related to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. But there are a few other things you can do, too.
Urinary & Kidney
5 Practical Ways to Curb the Pain From Interstitial Cystitis
Interstitial cystitis is painful, and that’s putting it mildly. Urologist Howard Goldman suggests 5 steps that may help you be more comfortable if you have this painful bladder syndrome.
Erectile Dysfunction Got You Down? Don’t Skip the Visit With Your Doctor
Erectile dysfunction (ED) hits men where it hurts (and it’s not so fun for their partners either). It may be tempting to solve erection problems by simply ordering sexual enhancement pills online. But you need a face-to-face appointment with a physician — not just to solve the sex problem but for your overall health. “The … Read More
Planning to Start a High-Protein Diet? Check With Your Kidneys First
High-protein diets are known for fast weight loss, but can they cause kidney damage? Find out what you need to know to protect your kidneys and your health.
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5 Kidney Failure Symptoms to See Your Doctor About
Kidney failure, also called renal failure, is known as a “silent killer.” But you can turn up the volume: Learn five signs of kidney failure and two risk factors for kidney disease to watch out for.
Why Kidney Stones Are On the Rise (and What You Can Do To Reduce Your Risk)
Lifestyle has contributed to the recent rise of kidney stones. Heed these 6 pieces of advice from a urologist.
HoLEP Procedure for Enlarged Prostate Has Benefits
A urologist explains the advantages of a lesser known surgery to treat an enlarged prostate — including less chance for retreatment in the future.
Obesity Increases Your Risk for Chronic Kidney Disease
Obesity and metabolic syndrome are risk factors for kidney disease. Working with a doctor and dietitian to develop a weight-loss plan can help protect your health.
Undergoing Prostate Cancer Treatment? Here’s How to Best Manage Possible Side Effects
Surgery and radiation for prostate cancer can affect your urinary and sexual function. Urologists Andrew Stephenson, MD, and Drogo K. Montague, MD, explain what to ask your physician about side effects and what can be done to manage them.
What a Man’s Penis Says About His Health
From erectile dysfunction to lumps, bumps and curves, your partner’s penis can reveal a lot of information about his overall health.