Men’s Health

Men’s Health Month: June Get Up and Go Challenge, Week One

June 2, 2021  |  Men's Health  Prostate Cancer  Testicular Cancer  

Happy June Guys! It’s Men’s Health Month! The American Urological Association and the Urology Care Foundation have challenged men to commit to making healthy choices that are not only great for their overall health, but especially for their urologic health. Austin Urology Institute is accepting the challenge. Join us! This month, there are four weekly […]

Austin Urology Institute Treats Urologic Health and Wellness

May 27, 2021  |  Austin Urology  Diet & Nutrition  Make/Well  Men's Health  Nutrition  The/Age  Women's Health  

Austin Urology Institute wants to keep you healthy! And in order to do so we have to include the whole picture of health, including preventative medicine. The truth is, prevention is the best medicine. Effective prevention means looking at your nutrition and lifestyle habits as the first line of defense against illness. General health and […]

Georgetown Urology Clinic Keeps North Austin Healthy

May 25, 2021  |  Austin Urology  Bladder  Diet & Nutrition  Erectile Dysfunction  Low Testosterone  Men's Health  Nutrition  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  

Austin Urology Institute wants to keep you healthy! Often, treatments for typical urologic conditions can be more effective when supplemented with improved nutrition. Austin Urology Institute is unique in that we take an individualized approach to the urologic conditions of each patient and look at the whole picture, including nutrition! How do we do this? […]

Diet and Lifestyle’s Impact on Your BPH Symptoms

May 24, 2021  |  Austin Urology  Bladder  Diet & Nutrition  Enlarged Prostate  Incontinence  Make/Well  Men's Health  Nutrition  

A condition known as BPH, or benign prostatic hyperplasia, occurs when the prostate gland becomes enlarged. BPH affects 70% of US men in their 60s and 80% of men over 70 years of age. What are the symptoms of BPH? Since the prostate surrounds the urethra just below the bladder, it can cause symptoms that […]

Why would an Austin urologist offer wellness and nutritional services? (An interview with the Director of Nutrition)

April 14, 2021  |  Austin Urology  Bladder  Diet & Nutrition  Erectile Dysfunction  Incontinence  Kidney Cancer  Kidney Health  Kidney Stones  Low Testosterone  Make/Well  Men's Health  Nutrition  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  UTIs  Women's Health  

Dr. Shaw and his team at Austin Urology Institute take an integrative approach to urology by combining different aspects of care, including medication, hormone therapy, innovative new tools, nutritional guidance, and lifestyle factors. Expanding from our core Austin urology services makes treating those urological conditions more effective. Here is a Q&A with the Director of […]

Does being Overweight Decrease Testosterone? 

April 12, 2021  |  Austin Urology  Diet & Nutrition  Erectile Dysfunction  Low Testosterone  Men's Health  Nutrition  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  

Let’s talk testosterone… When it comes to Men’s Wellness, testosterone is a key player. It is responsible for regulating men’s muscle mass and strength, bone mass, fat distribution, production of red blood cells, sex drive (libido), and sperm production. Your highest increase in testosterone occurs between puberty and early adulthood, remains stable for a while, […]

What’s the Big Deal About Water? Part II

April 6, 2021  |  Bladder  Diet & Nutrition  Men's Health  Nutrition  Women's Health  

Did you miss “What’s the Big Deal About Water? Part I?” If so, scroll on back and start there for some interesting information and fun facts before you dive into Part II! It is essential for the body to get the recommended amount of water each day. Those who are more sedentary should drink a […]

What’s the Big Deal About Water? Part I

April 5, 2021  |  Bladder  Diet & Nutrition  Men's Health  Women's Health  

Water is essential for the healthy functioning of the body. Almost all of the body’s major systems depend on water to operate and without it they would break down. Water makes up 60% of the body’s total weight and 90% of the brain’s weight. It is extremely important to drink enough water to support your […]

The Top Five Misconceptions About Erectile Dysfunction

March 26, 2021  |  Erectile Dysfunction  Low Testosterone  Men's Health  

#1: The only treatment option is the “little blue pill” Viagra (the little blue pill) has proven itself to be be a great treatment option for Erectile Dysfunction (ED). However, not only are there many other medications available that treat ED in different ways, there are also new and emerging treatments that are proving to […]

Can High Blood Pressure Cause Erectile Dysfunction?

March 23, 2021  |  Austin Urology  Erectile Dysfunction  Incontinence  Low Testosterone  Make/Well  Men's Health  

There are numerous causes of ED – from underlying physical health issues to psychological ED. High blood pressure, also called hypertension, can be a major contributor to erectile dysfunction (ED). Studies show that at least 30% of men who have high blood pressure also experience ED. Blood pressure refers to the pressure needed to cause […]

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