As men age their hair becomes a bit grey, their tummy might expand a bit, wrinkles appear out of nowhere, energy levels drop, and they can develop an enlarged prostate. Let’s learn more about the signs you may have an enlarged prostate.
If you have always thought a urologist only treated men, think again. A urologist treats both men and women, however, some specialists only treat men or women. There are many reasons men and women need to see a urologist, sometimes for the same conditions and sometimes for completely different issues. When should you see a urologist?
The American Cancer Society recommends that men with average risk begin prostate screening at age 50. For those with increased risk factors, they suggest 45 or even 40. Before deciding, it is important to weigh the pros and cons with Advanced Urology of Southwest Louisiana, and whether you are symptomatic. Continue reading “When to Get a Prostate Cancer Screening”
Testosterone is the hormone that makes men grow hair, have a deeper voice, and have a muscular build. It is produced by the testicles and peaks in early adulthood only to begin dropping 1 to 2% starting at about age 40. Is it important to treat low testosterone? In most cases, yes, but not always.
There seems to be a link between Peyronie’s disease, low T, and erectile dysfunction, but it’s not entirely clear which comes first. The decreased rigidity, which naturally comes with ED, may be a risk factor for penile fractures, trauma, and Peyronie’s disease. Let’s learn more about the relationship between Peyronie’s, low T, and erectile dysfunction.
Just as every woman should self-examine her breasts every month for any signs of changes, it is important for men to do the same regarding their testicles. Once you get to know the feel and structure of your testicles, you can detect changes from month to month.
There are many medical conditions that have confusing and erroneous online information. One of these is an enlarged prostate, or BPH. Let’s separate the truth from the myths.
There are few things as painful as passing a kidney stone. Some people compare it to giving birth. With around 600,000 kidney stone cases in the United States ever year, let’s take a look at 8 signs you may have kidney stones.
Benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH, simply means an enlarged prostate gland. If you are a male and over the age of 45, you most likely know about this condition, as it affects men as they age and causes a number of symptoms. If you are waking up at night to pee, you may be wondering if it could be due to BPH.
Should I seek erectile dysfunction treatment? If you are thinking about this question, then yes. If you have been asking yourself this question for a while, then absolutely yes—don’t procrastinate any longer. Pick up the phone and make an appointment with Dr. Siddiq in Lake Charles and Sulphur, LA. Get the answers you need.