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Treatment Options for Men with Enlarged Prostate

If you're a male over the age of 45, chances are you may be suffering from a condition more common than prostate cancer - benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). More commonly known as enlarged prostate, BPH can cause bothersome urinary symptoms that can worsen with age. In fact, nearly 40 million men in the United States are affected by enlarged prostate, according to research published in the "Journal of Urology." Signs You...

Tri City Urology @ Women’s Health Initiative OPEN HOUSE

This is a day for women, all about women. Friday, May 11, 2018 OPEN HOUSE from 7:15am - 1:30pm Horizons Conference Center 6200 State St. Saginaw, MI 48603.   Tri City Urology is proud to be part of the 2018 Women’s Health Initiative event at Horizon’s Conference Center 6200 State St. Saginaw, MI 48603 on May 11 from 7:15am - 1:30pm.  This is an open house event, so stop by at your convenience. Come check out our table...

Engage at Every Age

You are never too old (or young) to take part in activities that enrich your physical, mental and emotional well-being. No matter your age, there is no better time than now to start. To help do just that, consider these tips from Tri City Urology: Be Well If you don’t usually exercise, choose a low-impact activity that you can do a little at a time. Walk for 10 minutes in the morning,...

Cranberries -The Superfood to Stave Off Bladder Infections

Cranberries may help to fight off urinary tract infections (UTIs). They reduce the power of certain E. coli bacteria to adhere to and penetrate the walls of the bladder. In about half the cases of UTIs, the E. coli responsible have special little hairy tips called P fimbria. The bacteria use their fimbria to attach themselves to the bladder so that they can multiply and cause an infection. That's where cranberries--which...

Men’s Health and Weight Loss Tip #1: How to Regain Your Prime and Never Lose It Again

Guys, let's face it. Aging is an inevitable process for all of us. However, you don't have to take it "lying down". As a matter of fact, you can literally manage the whole ordeal and either hang on to your body's prime condition or regain that which has been lost for years following a few very basic principles. Eating Habits The first and most important aspect of your prime maintenance program has to...

New Technology Provides Relief for Menopausal Women

Menopause affects all women. However, most women are reluctant to talk about the common symptoms like vaginal dryness, itching, and urinary incontinence that can severely affect their quality of life and intimate relationships. These seldom talked about symptoms can profoundly impact their daily lives and intimate relationships. In fact, studies show that only 25% of women seek help from their doctor, believing its simply part of the aging process. Dr. Steven...

Intimacy After Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

Sexual activity is a key component of healthy adult relationships, but for many men with prostate cancer, expressing this in the traditional sense is not always possible. Despite improved therapies, many men diagnosed with prostate cancer face erectile dysfunction as a side effect of some of the treatment used.  Others may lose their desire for sex as a result of medical therapy — a topic that is often not fully...

Tips for Managing Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men other than skin cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates 1 in 7 men will have prostate cancer detected during their lifetime. The disease can strike any man at any time; men who are over the age of 60, have a family history of prostate cancer, are African-Americans, or were exposed to Agent Orange have an increased risk for diagnosis. "Hearing the...