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Things You Need to Know About Prostate Health

Things You Need to Know About Prostate Health

by Crystal (SU)
The prostate gland produces the thick, milky-white fluid that carries the millions of sperm cells during intercourse. The prostate is about the size of a walnut or a golf ball, and it is located between the bladder and the lower intestine. It surrounds part of the urethra, which is the internal tube where urine is directed from the bladder and out of the body.

When and Why You Should See Your Urologist Regularly

When and Why You Should See Your Urologist Regularly

by Yenny (SU)
Urology is the medical field dedicated to the health of the urinary system and the male reproductive system. The urinary tract stores and releases urine as liquid waste, helping the body to maintain the right balance of water and chemicals.

Men Can Get a UTI Too

Men Can Get a UTI Too

by Yenny (SU)
Biologically, men and woman are very different. But that doesn’t mean they can’t share a number of common ailments. Regarding urinary tract infections (UTI) the majority of suffers (about 96%) are women; that means that men can get a UTI too.

What Can You Do About Elevated PSA Levels?

What Can You Do About Elevated PSA Levels?

by Stephanie Meadows
Your PSA (Prostate-Specific Antigen) is a protein produced by the cells of the prostate gland. PSA levels are important, as they can be used as a screening testing tool to determine whether a man has prostate cancer. Before, the PSA level test was only used to monitor men who had a history of prostate cancer, but with today’s technology things have changed.