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What Is Andropause?

What Is Andropause?

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Women go through a menopause phase, and men go through an andropause phase. Andropause is a very gradual reduction in the male body’s production of androgenic hormones.

Side Effects of an Enlarged Prostate

Side Effects of an Enlarged Prostate

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
For men, aging presents a unique set of health issues – including an enlarged prostate. By age 60, nearly 50 percent of all men will have an enlarged prostate.

Peyronie's Disease vs Congenital Penile Curvature

Peyronie's Disease vs Congenital Penile Curvature

by Holly (SU)
There are two main reasons for a penis to appear significantly curved or crooked: Peyronie’s disease and congenital penile curvature.

Don’t Procrastinate with Pelvic Pain

Don’t Procrastinate with Pelvic Pain

by Yenny (SU)
When you were a child, probably a week didn’t go by when you didn’t complain of having tummy ache. Your mom might have given you coke syrup, given you a pep talk before a big test, or perhaps even scolded you for eating too much of the pizza. But as you got older, you began to realize there was a lot more to a stomachache than just not wanting to take an algebra exam or eating too much fast food.

7 Commonly Performed Urology Exams

7 Commonly Performed Urology Exams

by Yenny (SU)
After men reach a certain age, seeing a urologist for regular checkups becomes necessary. For women, regularly scheduled visits to a gynecologist is a part of maintaining women’s health across their lifetime. For men, they tend to need to focus more on urology visits as they get older, unless certain conditions come up earlier.