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Why is My Urologist Prescribing Clomid for Low Testosterone?

July 9, 2021  |  Low Testosterone  The/Age  

Testosterone levels in men tend to decline slowly with age. Levels typically decrease 1-2% each year beginning at the age of 40. However, testosterone may drop quickly due to medical illnesses such as stroke, trauma, diabetes, liver disease, kidney disease, obesity, heart attacks or certain medications. Studies suggest that men over 50 years of age […]

Men’s Health Clinics: What You Need to Know

June 28, 2021  |  The/Age  

You’ve seen them all over town, heard the ads on the radio or read them in the paper. The new trend is “Men’s Health Clinics” in Austin and across the country pitching solutions for popular men’s health conditions often specifically directed at erectile dysfunction and low testosterone. Some of these clinics function as a primary […]

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 […]

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 […]

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