Bladder

A Full Night’s Sleep and an Empty Bladder with Nocdurna

March 5, 2021  |  Bladder  

Getting up frequently at night to urinate can wreck your much needed shut eye. Poor sleep affects mood, energy level, testosterone levels, mental clarity, performance at work and the gym, relationships with friends and family, eating habits and your physical fitness. Sleeping soundly for seven to nine hours a night has been linked to overall […]

How Diet Affects an Overactive Bladder

February 14, 2021  |  Bladder  

The good news is most people can reduce or alleviate their symptoms of Overactive Bladder (OAB) through diet and lifestyle changes, medication, or both. If you have OAB, it’s important to avoid foods that can irritate your bladder. Opt instead for whole foods that are rich in vitamins, antioxidants, and easy on your system. You […]

What can you do right now to help prevent kidney stones?

February 10, 2021  |  Austin Urology  Bladder  Kidney Health  Kidney Stones  Men's Health  Women's Health  

Kidney stones. The name alone is enough to leave some people shuttering. While some kidney stones are as small as a grain of sand and pass through the ureter without us even knowing, some can leave you with a sharp pain in your back, side, lower abdomen, or groin, and chances are the task of […]

Fun Facts! (About your Bladder)

February 1, 2021  |  Bladder  

Keeping your bladder healthy and functioning as you age is important for both men and women. While men and women may experience different types of bladder problems due to different causes as they age, bladder health applies to everyone. Think you know all about your bladder? Here’s a quick quiz: How much urine can a […]

Jelmyto and treatment of upper tract TCC of the kidney

October 20, 2020  |  Bladder  Kidney Cancer  

Austin Urology Institute is proud to be amongst the first to offer a revolutionary new cancer treatment for transitional cell carcinoma, or TCC, of the upper urinary tract or kidney. Most TCC lesions are found in the bladder, where they are easily resectable and treated with topical chemotherapy agents such as MMC or BCG. Having […]

Big results with low side effects? How minimal can BPH treatments get?

August 25, 2020  |  Bladder  Enlarged Prostate  Uncategorized  

BPH, or enlarged prostate is a common condition that can affect men as early as age 30. As the prostate is an organ specific to the male reproductive anatomy, it is also considered “man’s lifelong friend or enemy” that is responsible for symptoms like frequency, urgency, nighttime urination, weak stream, or overactive bladder symptoms. Unless […]

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 […]