Women’s Health

Women’s Health Month: May Challenge Week Two

May 10, 2021  |  Women's Health  

It’s Women’s Health Month!  The American Urological Association and the Urology Care Foundation have challenged women to commit to making choices that are not only great for their overall health, but that are especially great for women’s urologic health! And men, just so you know, these challenges are not just for women! They apply to […]

Women’s Health Month: May Challenge Week One

May 3, 2021  |  Bladder  Incontinence  UTIs  Women's Health  

It’s Women’s Health Month!  The American Urological Association and the Urology Care Foundation have challenged women to commit to making choices that are not only great for their overall health, but that are especially great for women’s urologic health! And men, just so you know, these challenges are not just for women! They apply to […]

Women’s Health Month: Weekly May Challenge

May 1, 2021  |  Bladder  Diet & Nutrition  UTIs  Women's Health  

Happy May Women! It’s Women’s Health Month!  The American Urological Association and the Urology Care Foundation have challenged women to commit to making choices that are not only great for their overall health, but that are especially great for women’s urologic health! And men, just so you know, these challenges are not just for women! […]

Women’s Health and Urology

May 1, 2021  |  Bladder  Incontinence  Kidney Cancer  Low Testosterone  UTIs  Women's Health  

May is Women’s Health Month! So just how does women’s health and urology fit together? There are many different urologic conditions that can impact a woman’s health, as well as various other health conditions that affect women that can have an impact on their urologic health. Oftentimes, when a women’s gynecologist or primary care doctor […]

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 […]

Can Diabetes Affect Urological Health?!

April 13, 2021  |  Austin Urology  Bladder  Erectile Dysfunction  Kidney Cancer  Kidney Health  Nutrition  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  UTIs  Women's Health  

This may come as a surprise to some, but diabetes and urological health issues are closely connected. Diabetics are susceptible to urinary tract infections (UTIs), bladder problems, and sexual dysfunction in both men and women. Diabetes can also often exacerbate urologic conditions because it can impair the body’s blood flow, nerves, and sensory functions. Simply […]

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 […]

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 […]

Women and Urology??!!

March 10, 2021  |  Austin Urology  Men's Health  Uncategorized  Women's Health  

This week includes International Women’s Day on March 8th! So how do women fit into the urology specialty? Most think of urology as specific to men and men’s health. However, urology plays a big part in the health of all women, as well. Urologists aren’t just for men! And men aren’t just urologists. Many urology […]

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