Can Dehydration Cause Kidney Stones?

July 18, 2024  |  Uncategorized  

Kidney stones are a common but painful condition that affects many people in the South and warmer parts of the country.  The intense Texas heat can increase the risk of kidney stones due to dehydration and an overall increase in alcohol consumption in the summer months.  When you sweat more and drink less, your urine […]

The Inside Scoop on Incontinence #3: Overflow Incontinence

June 11, 2024  |  Uncategorized  

What is Overflow Incontinence? Overflow incontinence is a urinary incontinence that is defined by the involuntary release of urine due to an overfilled bladder that cannot empty properly. This condition often results in a constant dribbling of urine and a sensation of incomplete bladder emptying. It occurs when the bladder is unable to hold all […]

Bulkamid and Sacral Nerve Modulation Seminar

May 20, 2024  |  Uncategorized  

Cutting-Edge Info Straight to You! At Austin Urology Institute, we’re dedicated to providing cutting-edge care that meets the diverse needs of our patients across generations. Today, I am excited to share insights from our recent webinar focused on Axonics, an innovative approach to overactive bladder, stress incontinence, and stool incontinence for which they are revolutionizing […]

Choosing a Urologist for Circumcision

April 30, 2024  |  Uncategorized  

Circumcision. It’s something that we don’t think about typically because if we have it done, we’re usually babies! But, there are things to consider if you decide to have a family and are considering whether circumcision for your baby boy is right. Some adult men also decide to have circumcision done for medical or religious […]

Ways to Boost Testosterone Naturally

March 7, 2024  |  Low Testosterone  Men's Health  Uncategorized  

Ways to Boost Testosterone Naturally Optimizing testosterone levels is crucial for overall health, and lifestyle factors such as diet, weight management, sleep, and stress reduction can play important roles in achieving hormonal balance. Implementing positive changes in these areas has been associated with significant increases in testosterone levels. Diet and Testosterone Firstly, dietary improvements can […]

Peyronie’s Disease Treatment Options

February 6, 2024  |  Uncategorized  

Peyronie’s Disease Treatment Peyronie’s (pay-roe-NEE) disease is a condition in which fibrous scar tissue forms in the deeper tissues under the skin of the penis. This causes curved, painful erections.  This can prevent you from having sex. Or it might make it hard to get or keep an erection, which also is called erectile dysfunction. […]

Your Bladder Health Matters

February 1, 2024  |  Bladder  Uncategorized  

A New Weapon Against Bladder Cancer Are you undergoing BCG bladder instillation therapy?  If you answered yes, there is an additional therapy that may help prevent recurrence of bladder tumors. Nearly three-fourths of patients diagnosed with high-risk bladder cancer will recur or progress within ten years.  Even though most patients recover from bladder cancer, the vast […]

UTI and You

January 27, 2024  |  Uncategorized  UTIs  

Stop UTIs in Their Tracts Suffering from recurrent UTI symptoms?  Tired of being on antibiotics? I often prescribe D-mannose with Cranberry for my patients with recurrent UTI’s. Research suggests that supplemented D-mannose could be a promising alternative or complementary remedy especially as a prophylaxis for recurrent UTIs. When excreted in urine, D-mannose potentially inhibits Escherichia coli, […]

Bye-Bye Biopsy: PSA Urine Tests

January 25, 2024  |  Uncategorized  

Preventative Prostate Management Just Got Easier As we age, it is important that we keep an eye on our comprehensive health profile. For men, montotiring their PSA levels can help them get ahead of prostate problems and provide them with a peace of mind. Elevated levels of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) often evoke concern and anxiety […]

Inside Scoop on Infertility

January 22, 2024  |  Men's Health  Uncategorized  

Infertility Issues? Are you Having Difficulty Conceiving?  Are your Swimmers Moving Slow?  We can help! We see many male patients who have low sperm counts, difficulty conceiving and slow swimmers.  With the help of prescription medications like Clomid for male infertility and Specialty vitamins like Contraception XR Motility support, many of our patients are able to […]

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