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Cannabis and Male Fertility

March 25, 2021  |  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  The/Age  

It’s no secret that cannabis has been widely used for years as a recreational drug. More recently, it has also shown effectiveness as an alternative medical treatment for certain conditions. Today, due to being fully legalized or decriminalized in much of the U.S., its use is even more widespread—especially at younger ages. Although more research […]

Salt’s Effects on an Overactive Bladder

March 19, 2021  |  Bladder  Incontinence  Make/Well  Men's Health  Nutrition  The/Age  Women's Health  

What is Overactive Bladder (OAB)? Overactive bladder causes both men and women to have the sudden and strong urge to urinate. In some cases, this can eventually lead to incontinence. What could cause it? Aging, an enlarged prostate, and diabetes are some of the commonly known risk factors for Overactive Bladder symptoms. Diet and lifestyle […]

The Relationship Between Testosterone and Type II Diabetes

March 8, 2021  |  Austin Urology  Low Testosterone  Make/Well  Men's Health  Nutrition  The/Age  Uncategorized  

In what is called the largest study on testosterone treatment ever carried out, scientists found that regular injections of testosterone appeared to lower the risk of developing Type II diabetes, prevent its progression, and even reverses early Type II diabetes. Around 1/3 of men who have Type II diabetes also have hypogonadism, meaning the body […]

Inflammation, Insulin, and Prostate Cancer

March 7, 2021  |  Diet & Nutrition  Prostate Cancer  The/Age  

Two recent studies conducted from separate teams at both Harvard University and the University of Texas Cancer Center show a similar link between diet and prostate cancer. What diets specifically? Dr. Benjamin Fu, leading the Harvard team, focused on hyperinsulinemic and inflammatory diets. Dr. Justin Gregg and the University of Texas team had findings on […]

Kidney Cancer Awareness Month – Tips for Keeping them Healthy

March 1, 2021  |  Austin Urology  Kidney Cancer  Kidney Health  Kidney Stones  Make/Well  The/Age  

Kidneys are incredible organs, and vital to our health.  The kidneys perform their life-sustaining job of filtering and returning about 200 quarts of fluid to the bloodstream every 24 hours. Around two quarts are removed from the body through urine, and the other 198 quarts are filtered and recovered in the body. However, in 2020, […]

What Is It Like Seeing a Nutritionist at Austin Urology Institute?

February 25, 2021  |  Austin Urology  Make/Well  Men's Health  Nutrition  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  The/Age  Women's Health  

The science is clear. Those who eat a balanced and healthy diet have lower chances of obesity and certain comorbidities like heart disease, type II diabetes, and cancers. Different medical conditions also call for the addition or avoidance of certain foods within specific diets. When it comes to a wide variety of urological issues such […]

You Are What You Eat – Testosterone & Diet

January 28, 2021  |  Low Testosterone  Men's Health  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  The/Age  

It’s true. The phrase, “you are what you eat,” was actually good advice that we’ve all been told at some point. It turns out that what you put in your mouth affects more than weight and overall health– it also influences testosterone production. And testosterone plays a huge role in your quality of life and […]

A Brief History of Shockwave Therapy for Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

November 4, 2020  |  Erectile Dysfunction  The/Age  

Shockwave therapy treatments have been around for a long time. They were used in various medical specialities to treat everything from kidney stones in the 1980s to orthopedic issues in the 1990s to cardiovascular disease in the 2000s. Most recently, the technology started to be deployed in 2012 to treat erectile dysfunction. Shockwave therapy, often […]

Who to trust with medical advice in these times

June 2, 2020  |  Austin Urology  The/Age  

It seems like everyone has some medical opinion these days, from your grandma to your postman.  And who’s the guy or gal on the other end of the blog or web article with advice for a sure fire cure for weight loss, instant libido, or better erections? Those questionable purveyors of women’s and men’s health […]

7 All-Natural Ways to Boost Your Testosterone

June 5, 2019  |  Low Testosterone  Men's Health  The/Age  

 Low testosterone (defined as lower than 220 to 350 nanograms of testosterone per deciliter of blood serum) impacts quality of life dramatically. From low libido, fatigue, loss of energy, depression, mood changes, erectile dysfunction, infertility, difficulty with weight loss, decrease in muscle mass, lack of motivation, decrease in mental clarity and sleep disturbances to the […]