Enlarged Prostate

Don’t Wait, Aquablate! Aquablation for Enlarged Prostate

April 23, 2024  |  Enlarged Prostate  

Aquablation Therapy for Enlarged Prostate Aquablation therapy is a groundbreaking minimally invasive procedure that harnesses the power of robotics and waterjet technology to precisely remove excess prostate tissue in men suffering from benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) or enlarged prostate. Aquablation therapy offers unparalleled advantages over conventional treatments. One of the most striking features of Aquablation […]

A PSA on PSA Levels

November 8, 2023  |  Enlarged Prostate  

What’s the Quickest Way to Lower PSA Levels? Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) is a protein produced by the prostate gland and is a crucial component of men’s health assessments. Elevated PSA levels can be indicative of various prostate conditions, including prostate cancer. As a urology practice, we understand the importance of maintaining healthy PSA levels. In […]

Giving Yourself a Penile Injection

April 21, 2023  |  Enlarged Prostate  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  

Trimix is an erectile dysfunction treatment that involves self-administered penile injections. When injected, Trimix relaxes the smooth muscle and opens the blood vessels in your penis to allow for an erection. Patients using Trimix will want to administer it 5-15 minutes before sexual activity. It can be intimidating to give yourself an injection, so keep […]

Can I Have an MRI with Urolift Implants?

April 14, 2023  |  Enlarged Prostate  Prostate Health  

“If I get Urolift implants, can I still have an MRI?“ This is a question I get asked often during consultations with patients who have an enlarged prostate and the truth is yes…but also no. Urolift implants are what we in the urology business call “MR conditional.” As the name suggests, this means under the […]

How To Treat An Enlarged Prostate (BPH or Benign Prostate Hyperplasia)

March 21, 2023  |  Enlarged Prostate  

Are you suffering from a weak urinary stream or feeling like you never really “emptied” your bladder? Do you wake up in the middle of the night having to pee? There’s a chance might be suffering from an enlarged prostate, also known as BPH (benign prostate hyperplasia). BPH is a common condition, impacting 50% of […]

iTind vs the Urolift?

February 11, 2022  |  Enlarged Prostate  

Considering a safe, non-invasive, in-office procedure like the Urolift to treat BPH (enlarged prostate) and improve the quality of your urination? The Itind device is new to the US market and offers the same type of relief that the urolift offers but without leaving any “permanent” clips in place. I explain to my patients that […]

Stress and Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH)

August 14, 2021  |  Enlarged Prostate  

Benign prostate hyperplasia or BPH is a common, progressive urological condition, typically beginning around age 50 with 50% of men exhibiting some signs of BPH at age 60. By age 85, 90% of men will have signs of BPH. BPH is normal prostate tissue growth which begins to obstruct the outlet of the bladder, squeezing […]

Quality of Life and Urinary Symptoms

August 10, 2021  |  Enlarged Prostate  

A new survey has once again demonstrated that men with urinary symptoms common with an enlarged prostate or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), often anticipate and plan for their urgent and frequent bathroom needs. It also showed that half of the men surveyed reported that they avoided events and activities they enjoy because of their urinary […]

Cheers to Your Prostate: Alcohol and BPH

August 6, 2021  |  Enlarged Prostate  Uncategorized  

Those that have symptoms of BPH (benign prostate hypertrophy) or an “obstructive prostate” often suffer from an increase in urinary frequency, urgency, incomplete emptying or weak stream. Previously, alcohol was thought to worsen those symptoms since its a diuretic that often causes more urinary frequency and urgency. However a recent review of 19 studies suggests […]

Alcohol and Benign Prostate Hypertrophy

August 4, 2021  |  Enlarged Prostate  

Those experiencing symptoms of benign prostate hypertrophy (BPH) or an “obstructive prostate” often suffer from an increase in urinary frequency, urgency, incomplete emptying or weak stream. Previously, alcohol was thought to worsen those symptom since it’s a diuretic that often increases urinary frequency and urgency. However, a recent review of 19 studies suggests those with […]

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