It’s BBQ season in Texas, y’all. Unfortunately, a lot of those BBQ favorites can be irritants to those with Overactive Bladder. No need to fret – there’s still plenty of deliciousness to keep your taste buds and your bladder happy this summer.
What is Metabolic Syndrome?
Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of conditions that have shown to increase risk for stroke, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease (coronary heart disease and heart attack). It may also contribute to urologic conditions like Erectile Dysfunction (ED) and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH).
There are two types of blood in your urine. Blood you can see with the naked eye (gross hematuria) and blood that can only be seen using a microscope (microscopic hematuria).
Many instances of hematuria are harmless, but some could be the result of a more serious condition.
If you have gross hematuria,
Kidney stone pain can be unbearable, but your diet can have a major impact on stone formation. If you’re trying to avoid forming stones, here are 7 kidney stone diet tips.
Some traditional Thanksgiving foods have the potential to irritate your bladder and cause symptoms of Overactive Bladder like strong, sudden urges to urinate – even when your bladder isn’t full.
Two Female Urologists have joined Urology San Antonio, bringing the total number of urologists to 26 and increasing the number of female urologists from three to five.
While there are many benefits to Kegel Exercises, the primary benefit from a urological perspective is help with incontinence. Exercises that strengthen the pelvic floor muscles can help hold urine inside the bladder and prevent leakage. Like any muscle, the more you exercise the pelvic floor, the better it will function.
What is a ureteral stent?
Ureteral stents are small tubes inserted into the ureter to treat or prevent a blockage that prevents the flow of urine from the kidney to the bladder. The most common reason for ureteral stents is the treatment of kidney stones. Below are the answers to some of the questions we receive about ureteral stents.
Peace of mind is important. It’s even more important when you’re making decisions about your health. Thanks to new technology, that’s getting easier for Urology San Antonio patients. It’s called “Fusion Biopsy,” and it’s the most powerful and accurate tool in Prostate Cancer Detection.