By the time men turn 60 years old, 50% of them have developed the condition benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH. It is not cancerous, but it does have significant symptoms and side effects. Treating BPH in older men: what you should know.
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How To Know If You Have Low Testosterone
One thing that differentiates men from women is the level of testosterone a male has. Testosterone is a sexual hormone mainly produced by males, although females have some small amount. The level of testosterone is important for normal sexual development and function. How to know if you have low testosterone?
Don’t Let These ED Myths Stop You From Treatment
If you, or your partner, continue to postpone treatment for ED symptoms, now is the time to talk with Dr. Daniel Kaplon in Sarasota, FL about your options. Don’t let these ED myths stop you from treatments. Instead, get the facts from a professional.
Is It Important To Treat Low Testosterone?
Testosterone is the hormone that makes men grow hair, have a deeper voice, and have a muscular build. It is produced by the testicles and peaks in early adulthood only to begin dropping 1 to 2% starting at about age 40. Is it important to treat low testosterone? In most cases, yes, but not always.
How Smoking Affects Your Risk Of Urologic Conditions
If you are a smoker, you most likely have been admonished for years by friends and relatives to quit. You are aware of the many health problems which can develop from smoking. Yet, you continue unabated. If it was easy to do, you would have already done it, right? Maybe the final impetus will be how smoking affects your risk of urologic conditions.
I Pee When I Sneeze: Is This Normal?
For anyone who asks, I pee when I sneeze: is this normal? Let’s get right to the point, NO is the answer. This type of leakage is not normal. There may be an unknown number of people with this type of incontinence, but that doesn’t make it normal. You don’t need to go through life with embarrassing leakage. Let’s find out what your options are.
Blood In Urine: Why It’s Important To See A Urologist
Many of us are aware that the dark yellow color of urine is a sign that we need to drink more water every day, but are you aware of what to do if you notice blood in your urine?
If you notice blood in your urine it can be a cause for concern. Dr. Daniel Kaplon recommends you always schedule an evaluation, as it could be due to a condition that needs treatment.
Kidney Stones: Common Causes And Treatments
Anyone who has ever passed a kidney stone will tell you it was probably the worst pain they ever felt. The last thing they want is to ever have another one. The bad news is that once you have a kidney stone, you are likely to have another. Discover why that is, as well as other causes and treatments.
How Does An Enlarged Prostate Affect Urination?
An enlarged prostate, or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) can affect men in several ways including how and when he urinates. Learn how an enlarged prostate affects urination.
Prostate Cancer: When And Why A Man Should Be Screened
They say, “With age comes wisdom.” If that is truly the case, with prostate cancer, men should understand when and why a man should be screened. If you’re not sure about the importance of screening, keep reading.