Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: Men’s Health Clinic Diagnostic Interventions

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) refers to prostate gland enlargement. It is also known as benign prostatic hypertrophy and is a common urological condition. In benign prostatic hyperplasia, the enlarged prostate gland can compress the urethra, leading to problems with emptying the bladder. Here are some diagnostic interventions a men's health clinic can offer so that BPH can be discovered and treated early on.  Medical History Questions A men's health clinic physician will take a detailed medical history from you to learn about your symptoms, which may include having problems initiating urination, urinary retention, blood in the urine, urinary incontinence, and in some cases, sexual dysfunction. Read More 

Have Psoriasis? What You Need To Know About Psoriatic Arthritis & Other Comorbidities

If you have been diagnosed with psoriasis, it's important that you understand your risks when it comes to developing psoriatic arthritis as well as other comorbidities. Both psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis are progressive conditions that can result in debilitating symptoms and cause further comorbidities beyond psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Here's what you need to know about your risks for comorbidities when you have psoriasis.  Psoriatic Arthritis According to the National Psoriasis Foundation, 30% of people who have psoriasis will develop psoriatic arthritis at some point in time. Read More 

Why Botox Is Used More In The Face Than Anywhere Else On The Body

Botox has been around for some time now, and its ability to stop the muscles it affects from working can lead to impressive wrinkle and blemish reductions. With that in mind, it might seem a little strange that facial botox is really the only way most people use these injections. While there are some uses for botox in other areas of the body, particularly to help those who have conditions causing excessive sweating, facial botox is by far the most popular. Read More 

The Benefits Of Having A Doula Help You Through Pregnancy And Birth

Doulas are like birth coaches. While most work with a woman throughout her pregnancy, the primary role of a doula is to coach the mom-to-be during the actual labor and delivery. You can have the doula come with you to the hospital, or you may desire to give birth in a birthing center where the doula serves a more active role. In either case, here are the key benefits of working with a birth doula throughout your pregnancy. Read More 

When To Seek Medical Help For Flu Symptoms

If you are relatively healthy, chances are you won't need medical attention for influenza. However, if you have a particularly acute case, then you may need some help. When your regular doctor is not available, consider checking in with an urgent care center when you have the flu. Continue reading to learn more about serious flu symptoms and when you should seek medical treatment. What Are Common Flu Symptoms? One of the earliest flu symptoms is a painful and persistent cough. Read More