What’s an Enlarged Prostate?

What’s an Enlarged Prostate?

An enlarged prostate is a swollen gland that can make it difficult for a man to urinate. Unfortunately, not urinating creates even more of a problem, with the potential for any man to experience other medical issues as a direct result of this condition, such as a...
What You Should Know About Having a Vasectomy

What You Should Know About Having a Vasectomy

If you are considering a vasectomy, it is important to understand what the procedure involves and the potential risks and benefits. Here are some things you should know: A vasectomy is a surgical procedure in which the vas deferens, the tubes that carry sperm from the...
Tips for Helping a Weak Bladder

Tips for Helping a Weak Bladder

Tips for Helping a Weak Bladder Millions of people suffer from Urinary Incontinence (UI), a condition that causes them to lose control over their bladder. UI can have a devastating impact on quality of life, making it difficult or impossible to work, travel, or...
What You Should Know About Having a Vasectomy

3 Common Urological Problems to Look Out For

Did you know that many urological problems can develop in women and men? Some people have these problems and don’t realize they’re more common than most people realize because they’re not the kinds of things people tend to talk openly about with others. These are some...
The Normalcy of an Enlarged Prostate in Men

The Normalcy of an Enlarged Prostate in Men

Most men don’t realize that an enlarged prostate isn’t too uncommon. While it’s not nearly as common in young men, enlarged prostates are relatively normal for men that are at least 50 years old or over. Despite the normalcy of an enlarged prostate, it’s still...
Drink Energy Drinks? Here’s Why You Shouldn’t!

Drink Energy Drinks? Here’s Why You Shouldn’t!

Do you depend on energy drinks to get you through the day? After having one of these drinks, you may have started to rely on a few of them each day to help you feel energized when you’re tired and sluggish. While it may seem like something you need to help you get...
5 Reasons Why Women Need Urologists, Too

5 Reasons Why Women Need Urologists, Too

Urology is often associated with men as it does have a focus on male fertility. But women can greatly benefit from a visit with a urologist, as well. Urologists specialize in the treatment of the organs related to the urinary tract. These organs include the kidneys...
Everything You Need to Know About Your Prostate

Everything You Need to Know About Your Prostate

While this might not be the most comfortable topic for discussion, it is an important one. Your prostate. What is it, how do you care for it, and what do you do if something goes wrong? The Urology Associates of South Bend have all the information you need about your...