Enlarged Prostate

Aquablation Has Come to Austin

November 16, 2020  |  Enlarged Prostate  Uncategorized  

Aquablation of the prostate is a new type of treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH. At Austin Urology Institute, we are proud to be among the few selective practices in the Austin area to offer this advanced, one-of-a-kind, minimally invasive therapy. What is Aquablation Therapy? Aquablation therapy harnesses the power of water delivered with […]

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 […]

Can an enlarged prostate cause infertility?

August 7, 2020  |  Enlarged Prostate  

The prostate is a walnut-shaped and sized organ that resides below the prostate.  Its role is to produce about 99% of the ejaculate, the carrier fluid for the of sperm (the remaining 1%), that joins up with the prostatic fluid.  As one ages, the prostate continues to grow. This conditions is called benign prostatic hyperplasia […]

Waking Up to Pee? Don’t Sleep on BPH Treatment

June 5, 2020  |  Enlarged Prostate  

More than 80 percent of men over the age of 50 wake up at least once per night to urinate.(1) If youʼre no stranger to late-night nature calls, then you may be suffering from an enlarged prostate. Letʼs talk about the causes and symptoms of an enlarged prostate and how you can find the prostate […]

New Treatments for BPH and BPH Symptoms

June 2, 2020  |  Enlarged Prostate  

BPH, or Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, and its associated lower urinary tract symptoms, is a common condition that may affect men as early as age 30. As the prostate is an organ specific to males, it is also considered a “lifelong friend or enemy” that will either cause urinary symptoms or in some cases develop cancer. […]

Do Kegel Exercises Help Treat Enlarged Prostate? (BPH)

May 29, 2020  |  Bladder  Enlarged Prostate  

Kegel exercises are commonly and easily performed little workouts that may help with urinary symptoms like frequency, urgency, leakage, and loss of control. For men with BPH or enlarged prostates, they may also experience these symptoms. But do Kegels cure and treat BPH? The short answer is… no. Although these exercises are great for pelvic […]

Self-Treatment for Enlarged Prostate: What Can You do to Avoid Surgery?

May 25, 2020  |  Enlarged Prostate  

BPH, or enlarged prostate, and its associated urinary symptoms, is a fact of life for most men above the age of 40. Men as early in their 30s may begin to have symptoms of frequency, urgency, weak stream, frequent night time urination, leakage, or the inability to urinate. In males, the prostate is often the […]

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. […]

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 […]