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A Closer Look at What Causes Infertility

A Closer Look at What Causes Infertility

by Stephanie Meadows
Having a baby is a joyous moment in life, and finding out your pregnant is a very exciting experience. However, trying unsuccessfully to become pregnant and not knowing the reasons behind it can be devastating. Couples struggling with infertility can often feel depressed and lonely, especially when it seems like everyone they know is expecting a baby.

Unexpected Facts About Urology

Unexpected Facts About Urology

by Stephanie Meadows
There is a whole medical field focused on the health of the urinary and male reproductive system, called urology. Urology focuses on the care of the kidneys, ureters, bladder, urethra, the prostate gland, and your reproductive health. Urologists can diagnose, treat, and monitor disorders of the urinary tract and the external genital organs, which can include kidneys, ureter, urethra, bladder, and prostate issues.

How Can Hormone Imbalance Cause Male Infertility?

How Can Hormone Imbalance Cause Male Infertility?

by Stephanie Meadows
Infertility is defined by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine as when a couple is unsuccessful at conceiving a baby (becoming pregnant) within a one-year period of having regular sexual intercourse without the use of birth control. It may come as a surprise, but infertility actually affects about 15 percent of couples trying to conceive.

Prostate Cancer Awareness

Prostate Cancer Awareness

by Stephanie Meadows
September serves as Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, putting the spotlight on the most frequently diagnosed cancer in men, and the second-leading cause of cancer death in men (behind only lung cancer).

As a Woman, Should You Go See a Urologist?

As a Woman, Should You Go See a Urologist?

by Stephanie Meadows
When we think of urologists, we may think of them as the OB/GYN equivalent for men. It is true that urologists specialize in disorders of the male reproductive organs, including erectile dysfunction and prostate cancer, but these medical specialists also advocate for women as well.