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Mediterranean Diet: Can It Improve Erections?

A balanced, nutritious diet can lower risk for a variety of health conditions, like heart disease and diabetes. And a diet full of fast food and TV dinners could have the opposite effect. This notion applies to sexual health, too.

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Prostate Cancer Myths and Popular Beliefs: What’s True and What’s Not True?

The goal of this article is to debunk false information and clarify some of the issues medical scientists still debate. For topics still in debate, we put this information into context using current, peer-reviewed research on Prostate Cancer.

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Prostatectomy

Men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer typically have many questions. Perhaps the most common question: What can you expect from treatment?

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Kegel Exercises

Just like any muscle group, your pelvic floor can weaken over time. Kegel exercises help to keep your pelvic floor muscles in shape.

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Pregnancy and Kidney Stones

Kidney stones can be a particular challenge for pregnant women. The way stones are diagnosed and treated may need to be adjusted during pregnancy for the safety of the mother and her baby.

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Urinalysis

Physicians have been using urinalysis as a diagnostic tool for about 6,000 years. Nowadays, with updated and improved methods, it remains an effective, quick, and easy way to find out more about your overall health.

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Urine Leakage During Exercise

Urinary incontinence while you’re exercising is pretty common. The good news is that there are treatments available to resolve incontinence.

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Psychological Stress and Male Infertility

You probably know that stress can have some negative effects on your health. Stress might have an effect on your fertility as well. While the scientific data isn’t firm, several studies have suggested a link between stress and male infertility.

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Microhematuria

Hematuria is the general term for blood in your urine. Microhematuria (sometimes called microscopic hematuria) is a subtype of hematuria.

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Male Birth Control: Information for Men

Perhaps you and your partner are finished having children. Or you just know you don’t want children in the future and want to make sure no unplanned pregnancies happen. If this is the case, you might be looking for permanent methods of birth control.

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Choosing a BPH Treatment

There are many ways to treat an enlarged prostate, and it’s normal for patients to have questions about all the available options.

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Safe Sex During COVID

No doubt you’ve been trying to stay healthy in the midst of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. While it can be a confusing, unsettling time, scientists are learning more about the virus every day. You might be wondering how COVID-19 may affect your sex life. Let’s take a look at some common questions.

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Medications for OAB

If your doctor can’t find a cause for your OAB, don’t worry. Drugs can still help ease your symptoms.

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Uroflow

Read about the Uroflow test

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