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6 Reasons Why Urinary Issues Are Interrupting Your Life

May 21, 2020  |  Incontinence  

Urinary incontinence might seem like a minor inconvenience (as long as you’re never too far from the restroom). However, when all the consequences of the increased urgency and frequency are tallied up, you can see what kind of toll this condition can take. Here are six of the ways urinary issues can be a major […]

Is Your Penis Bent Out of Shape with Peyronie’s Disease?

May 18, 2020  |  Peyronie's Disease  

Peyronie’s disease (PD) is a condition of the penis that can affect up to 13% of males of all ages. It is also suggested that this percentage may be actually higher due to the nature of the disease and the potential embarrassment that some men may have in reporting their symptoms. The disease comes in […]

NeoTract Designates Dr. Koushik Shaw as UroLift® Center of Excellence

May 11, 2020  |  Enlarged Prostate  

In all areas of our urology practice, excellence is always our ambition. Our patients’ health and happiness is always the priority, and sometimes that effort gets recognized by outside groups. Recently, our founder and top-rated Austin urologist Dr. Koushik Shaw at the Austin Urology Institute was named a UroLift® Center of Excellence. Here’s the full […]

Can Fasting Shrink an Enlarged Prostate?

May 5, 2020  |  Enlarged Prostate  

While there is evidence suggesting that fasting, under certain conditions, may be good for a person’s overall health, there is inconclusive evidence suggesting that this practice can help shrink prostates or resolve urinary problems. Some studies do suggest that having a lower fasting blood glucose (sugar) level may be related to having a smaller prostate. […]

A Sticky Situation: Dr. Shaw in Ask Men

March 11, 2020  |  Men's Health  

Our founder, urologist Dr. Koushik Shaw, was recently featured in three articles on AskMen to enlighten readers on some of the mysteries of the male reproductive process. What Is Whiskey Dick? Here, Dr. Shaw explains how alcohol can hinder sexual performance (leading to erectile dysfunction, among other drawbacks), even as it enhances confidence. How to […]

Neurostimulation Is Revolutionizing OAB Treatment

March 7, 2020  |  Austin Urology  Bladder  Enlarged Prostate  Incontinence  Men's Health  Women's Health  

Overactive bladder is more common than you think. But sometimes, it’s hard to tell on your own whether it’s an actual condition you have or something extraneous. Some of the symptoms of overactive bladder include the following: – Do you pee more frequently than you would often like? – Do you experience sudden urges to […]

Can an Enlarged Prostate Be Too Big to Treat?

February 7, 2020  |  Austin Urology  Bladder  Enlarged Prostate  Incontinence  Men's Health  

BPH, or enlarged prostate, is a common condition affecting men around the age of 50. Common symptoms of BPH may include straining to urinate, weak urine stream, dribbling at the end of urination, waking up at night multiple times to urinate, or the inability to empty your bladder. If you experience any or all of […]

What to Do When BPH Medications Fail

February 6, 2020  |  Bladder  Enlarged Prostate  Incontinence  Men's Health  UTIs  

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) is a common urological condition that affects about 40 million men in the U.S. The prostate is a small gland located below the neck of the bladder and the urethra. It runs through the center of the prostate from the bladder and through the penis where urine flows out. As the […]

Find OAB Relief with These 5 Easy Tips

February 2, 2020  |  Austin Urology  Bladder  Incontinence  UTIs  

Overactive bladder (OAB) is a common medical condition affecting as many as 30% of men and 40% of women in the United States. It is estimated that up to 50% of women and 30% of men will experience bladder control problems and symptoms of OAB during their lifetime. OAB is characterized by a sudden, uncomfortable […]

When Do Urinary Problems Start Damaging Your Body?

January 27, 2020  |  Bladder  Enlarged Prostate  Incontinence  UTIs  

If you’re a man beginning to get around your middle ages, you might have noticed a growing problem in your day to day life. Typically, having to do with urinary issues and going to the bathroom. These urinary problems might include the frequent or urgent need to urinate, increased frequency of urination at night (nocturia), […]

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