Expert Insights

Is Stress Making My BPH Symptoms Worse?

January 22, 2020  |  Bladder  Enlarged Prostate  Incontinence  

Benign prostate hyperplasia or, BPH, is a common, progressive urological condition that can seriously impede the fluidity of your life. This condition, which has to do with the enlargement of the prostate, occurs in men around the age of 50. At 60 years old, 50% of men start exhibiting symptoms of BPH. And by age […]

The ED Treatment with a 97% Satisfaction Rate

January 16, 2020  |  Austin Urology  Erectile Dysfunction  Low Testosterone  Men's Health  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  

Erectile dysfunction, or ED, is the inability to start or maintain an erection that is firm or rigid enough for satisfying sexual performance. Erectile dysfunction and associated symptoms may be present in up to 50% of men after age 40 and is more common and present than most people think. ED has been shown to […]

Could ED Be a Warning Sign for Other Diseases?

January 15, 2020  |  Austin Urology  Men's Health  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a condition that can slowly chip away at the vitality and spirit of a man. And in the last twenty to thirty years, the rate of ED diagnoses has increased dramatically, especially among younger men. In fact, according to a study from the Journal of Sexual Medicine, one out of every […]

Everything You Didn’t Know About BPH

January 10, 2020  |  Austin Urology  Bladder  Enlarged Prostate  Incontinence  UTIs  

When you’re receiving treatment for BPH, medical management doesn’t always work. However, that doesn’t mean you’re out of options. If medical management fails, the next conversation your Urologist will have with you will consider all the surgical treatment options for BPH. Traditionally, Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP) and more recently, the Urolift procedure, have […]

Dr. Shaw Is an Austin Monthly Top Doctor (Again)

January 9, 2020  |  Austin Urology  

Austin Monthly recently released their list of the top doctors for 2020, including the top Austin urologists. It’s no surprise to see that our founder Dr. Koushik Shaw made it to the list again. You can find the full list here, and when you need to see one of the best urologists in Austin, drop […]

Why Are ED Rates Skyrocketing In Men?

January 6, 2020  |  Erectile Dysfunction  Low Testosterone  Men's Health  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  

In the last twenty to thirty years, ED rates have skyrocketed, especially among younger men. Although ED is not as common in young men, it can still affect about 25 percent of men under the age of 40. However, only about 5 percent of all men under 40 have complete ED. It begs the question, […]

8 Easy Ways to Boost Testosterone Naturally

December 18, 2019  |  Erectile Dysfunction  Low Testosterone  Men's Health  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  

Testosterone is a big deal. When it’s low, testosterone can impact the quality of your life dramatically. Men with low testosterone can experience low libido, fatigue, loss of energy, depression, mood changes, erectile dysfunction, infertility, difficulty with weight loss, decrease in muscle mass, lack of motivation, decrease in mental clarity and sleep disturbances, and poor […]

Will Smoking Weed Prevent You From Having Kids?

December 13, 2019  |  Men's Health  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  

It’s no secret that cannabis has been widely used for years as a recreational drug. And more recently, as an alternative medical treatment. Today, with its legalization and decriminalization in the U.S. its use is even more widespread– especially at younger ages. Although research on the long term health benefits versus risks is on the […]

How to Get Sperm That Swims Like Michael Phelps

December 4, 2019  |  Men's Health  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  

Male infertility accounts for 40–50% of all infertility, affecting approximately 7% of all men. It is due to low sperm production, abnormal sperm function or blockages that prevent the delivery of sperm. Illnesses, injuries, chronic health problems, lifestyle choices, and other factors can also play a role in causing male infertility. Interested in getting your […]

Never Get Another UTI While You’re Pregnant

December 3, 2019  |  Bladder  Kidney Cancer  Kidney Health  UTIs  

Urinary tract infections or bladder infections (UTIs) are common in pregnancy with between 2-10% of women diagnosed with them while pregnant. Pregnant women are at increased risk for UTIs starting in week 6 through week 24. So if you’re in a similar situation, this info might help you maintain your urologic health and your sanity […]