The hormone testosterone promotes development of male sexual characteristics and impacts muscle bulk, bone growth, energy levels, sense of well being, adequate levels of red blood cells and sexual function. Testosterone deficiency (TD), also referred to as hypogonadism, affects 5-8 million men in the United States. Thirty percent of men ages 40-79 are affected. Full Story...
Urinary incontinence, lack of bladder control, is a very common problem affecting millions. The severity varies from a little leakage when sneezing or coughing to inability to stop urination at all. The condition is more prevalent among women and older adults, but can occur with men and younger people. There are many solutions, so one need not suffer the inconvenience and embarrassment often caused by urinary incontinence...Full Story
Blood in the urine, hematuria, can be an indication of a serious problem, or no problem at all. Studies have shown that between 9 and 18 percent of healthy individuals have some degree of hematuria. However, hematuria can be a marker for infection, stone disease or cancer, such as those listed below, requiring treatment. Risk factors for significant underlying disease include: smoking, radiation, overuse of some pain medicines and exposure to certain chemicals...Full Story
Nephrolithiasis, or kidney stones, are a common reason for patients to seek care from a urologist. Kidney stones typically form in the kidney where they can remain completely asymptomatic for many years...Full Story
Infertility affects 10-15% of couples and can be a tremendously frustrating experience. However, there is hope for infertile couples and knowing when to get help and who to see can make all the difference... Full Story