Articles About Urology

Foley Catheter Insertion – Best Way To Minimize Discomfort!

Foley Catheter InsertionIf you are experiencing bladder control problems that are making urination difficult or impossible, your doctor may consider having you use a catheter. You may be scared or nervous about Foley catheter insertion, however you can rest assured that the nurse or health care provider that will perform the procedure

Best Catheters For Men Review

Catheters For MenIf you haven’t figured out by now that men and women have different parts, then you need to be reading a different article. The differences in anatomy between men and women mean different choices amongst catheterization products. Specifics such as foley catheter size, type and material vary among different manufacturers and when combining these with gender specific choices,

Foley Catheter Care – How To Do It at Home?

Foley Catheter CareA catheter is used for conditions when you cannot properly urinate on your own, or when you have bladder control problems, and it is used to drain the bladder so that you do not have further complications. In some cases it may also be used to treat urinary retention or urge incontinence.

Top 10 Erectile Dysfunction Supplements

Erectile Dysfunction SupplementsAre you afraid of all of the power that the little blue pill wields and looking for more natural erectile dysfunction remedies that won’t leave you with an erection lasting hours longer than you did? You might consider erectile dysfunction supplements instead. There are many erectile dysfunction remedies from nature that can add a little pack to your penis without ever enduring side effects.

Top 5 Common Causes of Male Impotence

Causes of Male ImpotenceWondering what is causing you to not be able to perform in the bedroom? And, by perform, we’re not referring to your ability to fluff pillows. That’s right, we’re talking about erections, or your lack of erections. Many men suffer from having an un-mastlike penis at the appropriate time, and you’re not going through male menopause, you’re likely having a case of ED.

Male Hormone Replacement Therapy Benefits and Side Effects

Male Hormone Replacement TherapyHormones are for ladies! Not true! Testosterone is produced by both men and women, and too much or too little can create bearded ladies and man boobs. So what are the benefits of male hormone replacement therapy? And, on the flip side, are there any risks associated with male hormone replacement?

Psychological Erectile Dysfunction in Young Men Treatment

Psychological Erectile DysfunctionIt’s uncommon for men under 40 to have problems in the bedroom, however, it happens. Oftentimes, cases of erectile dysfunction in young men are often related to psychological issues, rather than physical. That’s not to say that vascular conditions and health problems can’t be causes of male impotence,

Foamy Urine in The Morning – Is It A Sign of UTI?

Foamy UrineFoamy urine is most often a sign of protein in the urine. The kidneys filter the blood. Their job is to get rid of what we do not need and return what we do need to the blood stream. Protein should be returned to the blood. If you have foamy urine there is a good chance that you have some kind of kidney disease. Foamy urine on a regular basis should be brought to the attention of your doctor. Foamy urine can sometimes be the result of dehydration or even emptying the bladder very quickly.

Weak Bladder Medication vs. Surgery

Weak BladderWhen people have incontinence they sometimes say that they have a weak bladder. There are different types of incontinence and not all can be attributed to a weak bladder. Bladder leakage could be the result of urinary tract infection rather than a weak bladder. Other symptoms of bladder infection include pain or burning during urination and an extremely urgent need to urinate without much urine actually being expelled.

Top 5 Urine Odor Causes Not To Miss

Urine OdorUrine odor is just one of many ways that urine can help warn of health problems. Normally urine of a healthy person does not have a very strong smell. Here are the top 5 causes of urine odor not to miss:

1. Dehydration. People who are dehydrated will have an ammonia urine odor that is stronger than they usually notice.

Quitting Smoking and Erectile Dysfunction

Smoking and Erectile DysfunctionThe link between smoking and erectile dysfunction is one that is scientifically proven. Smoking has a number of physical effects on the body, and many of these can cause erectile dysfunction and impotence. Studies have shown that the higher the number of cigarettes smoked per day was, the higher the risk of erectile dysfunction in young men and old alike was. When diabetes is thrown into the equation then the risks of ED were even higher.

Top 10 Herbal Remedies for Erectile Dysfunction

Herbal Remedies for Erectile Dysfunction1. Ginkgo Biloba – This is one of the most popular herbal remedies for erectile dysfunction. Ginkgo Biloba had been used for hundreds of years in Chinese medicine, to treat erection difficulties and as an aphrodisiac.

2. Horny Goat Weed – Horny Goat Weed can help in some cases of male menopause. This herb is named because goats who eat it seem to become aroused and are stimulated sexually. Many people claim this herb works on humans as well, by increasing the levels of testosterone produced.

7 Myths About Erectile Dysfunction Remedies

Erectile Dysfunction Remedies1. One of the biggest myths concerning erectile dysfunction remedies is that a pill will usually fix the problem. For many men there may be both physical and psychological factors at work, and a quick fix is not possible in many cases.

2. In some cases low testosterone levels will cause ED, but in most men this is not the underlying problem.

Erectile Dysfunction in Young Men Causes

Erectile Dysfunction in Young MenErectile dysfunction in young men can be caused by a number of different things, and this condition is one that can normally be resolved with a little treatment. One of the biggest causes of male impotence with younger men is stress and anxiety, as well as other psychological reasons, but there are physical causes that could cause this problem in men regardless of their age as well. Also called ED, this problem affects millions of men of all ages around the world.

Suprapubic Catheter Care

Suprapubic CatheterIf you have had a suprapubic catheter put in then understanding the proper care that is required to prevent infection and make sure that the catheter drains properly is crucial. Unlike urethral catheterization, where the catheter is placed in the bladder through the urethra, a suprapubic catheter is inserted directly into the bladder through a small surgical incision, normally done with a local anesthetic. This procedure may be done because you are unable to urinate due to injury, illness, or other another reason, and the catheter will need to stay in place for some time. One reason this type of catheter may be used is because of urinary inconsistency, which can prevent complete emptying of the bladder and increase the risk of infections and other problems.

Symptoms of Enlarged Prostate Gland

Symptoms of Enlarged ProstateAll men should understand the symptoms of enlarged prostate, as well as the signs of a prostate infection, so they know when to consult a physician for these concerns. An enlarged prostate occurs in most older men and is a benign condition normally, but prostate cancer can also cause enlargement of the gland and some of the same symptoms. If a prostate condition has never been diagnosed and you are suddenly unable to urinate you should see your doctor to determine the cause of the problem. Not being able to urinate, urination which stops and starts, and a frequent need to urinate but with little urine output are all signs that the prostate has become enlarged.

Prostate Infection Cure: Myths and Facts

Prostate InfectionA prostate infection can be a big cause for concern among men, and there are many myths which surround this condition which can make it even more worrisome. Urethral catheterization may cause an infection if the prostate if bacteria is introduced during the process, and there are many other causes as well. Below are some common myths, and the real truth as well, so you can get the facts instead of misinformation about this condition.

Bladder Catheter Types

Bladder CatheterThere is a variety of bladder catheter types to choose from for effective bladder drainage, depending on your specific condition and catheter requirements. A catheter may be needed for a number of reasons, including urge incontinence or being unable to urinate and completely empty the bladder, and in some cases certain surgical procedures or medical conditions may require this drainage device as well. One factor with a bladder catheter is the size used, and catheters will come in varying sizes and use a number system to denote the size. A higher number means a larger diameter for the catheter, so the smallest possible number which is effective will be used.

Prostate Hyperplasia – How to Deal with This Condition?

Prostate HyperplasiaWhile women suffer from urinary tract infections more often than men, males have a condition to deal with of their very own. This condition is called prostate hyperplasia. The prostate gland located between the urethra, a tube which urine flows through, and the bladder where the urine is collected. Aging causes this gland to slowly enlarge, which is also known as prostate hyperplasia. As the prostate enlarges, urine flow is compromised, leading to a prostate infection or symptoms of urinary tract infection. Prostate hyperplasia can also lead to blood in the urine or bladder stones.

Symptoms of Bladder Infection in Women

Symptoms of Bladder InfectionAlthough bladder infections are experience by men and women alike, it seems that women are more prone to acquiring such a condition. Doctors feel the reason for this is due to the shorter urethra and the physical location, an area where bacteria will migrate to and settle. With early treatment and at the first symptoms of bladder infection, this condition is highly treatable without any complication. When a bladder infection is not treated, more complex issues such as kidney infections may possibly occur.