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September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

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Let’s Talk Screening According to statistics, more than 2.5 million men in our country have prostate cancer. Research estimates that as many as 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed with this disease at some point. This month being Prostate Learn more »

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Exercise and Men’s Health

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Humans have always engaged in physical activity to some degree. As we have transitioned into a mostly digital age, though, we are seeing fewer people maintain an active lifestyle. Outdoor sports have been replaced with indoor gaming for many men. Learn more »

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Are You on the Fence about Penile Implant Treatment?

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Erectile dysfunction can be very disruptive to a man’s life. Recently, we have become more willing to talk about this problem. Men have more safe places in which to discuss their concerns related to an inability to get or maintain Learn more »

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Would You Spot the Signs of Testicular Cancer?

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One of the primary men’s health issues that receives attention is prostate cancer. According to research, though, we also have a good reason to turn our attention to the testicles. It is estimated that more than 9,000 diagnoses of testicular Learn more »

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Do Your Symptoms Point to Urinary Tract Infection or Interstitial Cystitis?

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Approximately 1 in 5 women will suffer the uncomfortable symptoms of a urinary tract infection in her lifetime. Many women are prone to these minor infections and must develop strategies to minimize the risk of bacterial invasion into the bladder. Learn more »

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Does Vasectomy Increase the Risk of Prostate Cancer?

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Many men consider the value of having a vasectomy. This longstanding medical procedure disables the progression of sperm from the testicles through tiny tubules in the penis. It takes very little time to perform and is nearly 100% successful across Learn more »

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Decrease Your Risk of Recurrent Kidney Stones

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Estimates predict that approximately 12% of the population will develop kidney stones in their lifetime. This may not sound in the least bit alarming. What might, though, is the fact that initial kidney stone development increases the risk of future Learn more »

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Why Menopause and Urinary Symptoms Go Hand-in-Hand

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When a woman approaches menopause, she has the opportunity to reassess her health and wellness. Often, this transition from having a period to not presents unique risks that can be managed with good lifestyle habits and proper medical care. Here, Learn more »

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HCG for Low Testosterone: Who’d Have Thought?

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It is no secret that a man needs testosterone to enjoy optimal health and wellness. Without sufficient testosterone, a man is more likely to struggle with his weight. Testosterone is an essential factor in muscle building and retention. It is Learn more »

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Surgery for Prostate Cancer: You Have Options

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Surgery is a common treatment choice for men with prostate cancer. This option, as opposed to chemotherapy or radiation therapy, may be valuable for men whose cancer has not spread beyond the prostate gland. At Collin County Urology, options are Learn more »

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