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Author: Miguel A. Mercado, MD

How to Make Traveling Easier If You Have Urinary Incontinence

Those with urinary incontinence shouldn’t let that stop them from enjoying life and the activities they love. Traveling by car, train, or airplane can be a bit worrisome, but with a little forethought you can learn how to make traveling easier if you have urinary incontinence.  

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6 Natural Testosterone Boosters You Can Try Today

Remember during puberty when your “little boy voice” disappeared, and you woke up one morning transformed with a deeper “manly” voice?  Testosterone is the hormone that causes these types of changes, and for men it is a vitally important hormone that can affect their general health.

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Tips To Keep Your Kidneys Free Of Stones

Anyone who has ever experienced the knife-like pain of passing a kidney stone vows to do everything to keep their kidneys free of stones in the future. Those lucky enough to have never had a stone, listen up, because these tips may save you from a whole world of hurt.

Whichever column you fit in to, it can’t “hurt” to do a quick review, or learn for the first time, how to avoid kidney stones.

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The Most Common Types Of Female Urinary Incontinence And How To Treat Them

For some reason female urinary incontinence is not a major topic of conversation among women, although it should be. It is a common problem among 25 – 45% of women over the age of 30 in the United States, and getting all the facts should be worth any embarrassment.

At the very least, all women should be aware of the most common types of female urinary incontinence and how to treat them.  

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What Every Man Should Know About Vasectomies

urologist appointmentHalf a million men in the U.S. undergo a vasectomy each year, and it has now become the most commonly performed urological procedure. By comparison though, three times more women undergo permanent contraception. With tubal ligation comes more health risks for the female because it is a more invasive procedure. In addition It is much more costly, and it requires a longer recovery time. What’s wrong with this picture?

It’s time to clear up some myths about vasectomy and provide some factual information that every man should know.

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What’s The Solution For Urinary Incontinence?

female urology patientHave you ever had a great time with friends laughing out loud, but found yourself uncontrollably leaking urine?  You might have even thought “I’m too young for this to be happening.”

The truth is urinary incontinence is not just for older women. It can happen to women of all ages during exercise or while laughing, sneezing and coughing. This particular type of incontinence  is known as stress urinary incontinence and it is quite prevalent.

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