From bladder leaks to prostate problems, it’s not always easy to talk about urological health. But with millions of Americans diagnosed with urological conditions every year, it’s an important conversation to have.
The urinary system is susceptible to a wide range of health issues. Common urological conditions include urinary tract infections, kidney stones, incontinence issues, enlarged prostate, bladder and kidney cancers, and chronic kidney disease. Even a mild bladder infection can cause a host of painful and debilitating symptoms and can lead to more serious complications if not treated quickly.
Which is why it’s so important to make choices that support your urological health. That may mean eating a specific diet, using intermittent catheters to empty your bladder, taking certain medications or practicing good bathroom habits.
Whatever your urological needs, you’ll find some great resources to help safeguard your health in this urology health roundup.
Good health doesn’t have to be complicated, especially when it comes to your urinary tract. In fact, following those simple rules we learned as kids – good diet, proper sleep, regular exercise, and plenty of water – can build a strong foundation of urinary health. Here’s how.
About half of people who have one kidney stone will pass another within seven years without preventative measures. Of course, that means there are effective ways to prevent kidney stones – and most of them can be done easily at home. Here are our top ways to prevent this painful condition.
If your misbehaving bladder is getting the best of you, you may have Urinary Incontinence. 25 million Americans struggle with the condition, fighting against loss of bladder control and involuntary leaking of urine – but few, if any, like to admit it. If that sounds like you, there are a few things you should know about this common and chronic condition.
Most people tend to forget about their bladder until they’re having toilet troubles. Unfortunately, issues with your bladder can be a real burden – and aren’t always easy to overcome. The good news is, staying on top of good bladder health can prevent future problems and help you maintain a positive bathroom experience. Here are our top seven tips to keeping your bladder healthy.
If you’re new to using urinary catheters, the idea of traveling (especially by plane) can be overwhelming. However, using a catheter doesn’t have to mean canceling your trip. Following these few pre-trip preparations can help you make the most of your time away and guarantee a smooth, stress-free travel experience.
While many patients are hesitant at the thought of catheterization (especially when you’re asked to do it yourself), intermittent catheters can be a comfortable and effective solution to bladder incontinence. To help you take control over your catheter use, here are seven things you should know about intermittent self-catheterization.