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10 Enlarged Prostate Myths and Facts You Need To Know

A diagnosis of enlarged prostate (BPH) can be unsettling. To put your mind at ease, we’ve sorted out the myths surrounding prostate enlargement from the facts so you’re better prepared for anything that comes your way.
Feb 21st, 2024

Know The Difference Between BPH and Prostate Cancer Symptoms

Prostate cancer is so common that men can mistakenly diagnose themselves with the condition. However, other conditions such as BPH share similar symptoms. Knowing the difference between BPH and prostate cancer symptoms can help ease your anxiety.
Jan 31st, 2024

Does Exercise Help An Enlarged Prostate? All You Need To Know

Did you know that nearly 50% of men will have an enlarged prostate by the age of 60? BPH symptoms typically present themselves in the form of urinary problems with a need to urinate more frequently. But does exercise help an enlarged prostate? Find out...
Jan 24th, 2024

Enlarged Prostate Symptoms – 7 Signs You Should Never Ignore

If you’re a man over 50, there’s a 50% chance you may be affected by benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) also referred to as an enlarged prostate. But how do know if you have the condition? Read on to discover 7 symptoms of this extremely common condition.
Dec 8th, 2023

Blue Vs. Green: Demystifying The Color Of Arteries and Veins

Have you ever wondered about the color of arteries and veins in your blood and how they appear blue, green and even purple? This blog explains the color changes and how to know if visible veins are harmless or a sign of underlying vein disease.
Oct 11th, 2023

Right-Sided Varicocele – Is It Dangerous?

While a right-sided varicocele is rare, it does occur; and when it does, the diagnosis needs to be taken seriously as it could indicate an underlying medical issue. Read on to learn more about this condition.
Sep 1st, 2023

The Top 4 Vein Treatments In 2023

Varicose veins can be unsightly and cause itching and discomfort in some cases. Without treatment, symptoms can worsen and cause more severe problems. We provide non-surgical solutions for varicose veins and spider veins. Find out more.
Mar 30th, 2023

Fibroids And Exercise – A Unique Relationship

If you suffer from problematic fibroids, the last thing you might want to do is exercise. Yet, surprisingly, fibroids and exercise have a unique relationship, particularly in cardiovascular activities like walking, jogging or swimming. Learn more.
Mar 10th, 2023

Venous Insufficiency - What Exactly Is That?

Have you visited the doctor with painful, swollen or cramped legs? If so, you might have been told you have venous insufficiency. But what exactly is that? Learn more in this article.
Mar 3rd, 2023

What Happens To A Fibroid After UFE Treatment?

Considering UFE treatment for fibroids? If so, have you ever wondered what happens to a fibroid after UFE treatment?This article tells you all you need to know to determine if the treatment is right for you.
Jan 27th, 2023

Can An Enlarged Prostate Be Cured?

While an enlarged prostate is a common condition in older men, there are solutions available. Carry on reading to learn more about prostate artery embolization and how it could help you.
Jan 6th, 2023

Alcohol Use: What It Means for Men with Enlarged Prostate

From an evening glass of wine with your meal to a pint in your local bar, alcohol is ubiquitous. However, drinking too much alcohol can lead to serious health risks, such as liver damage, high blood pressure and an increased risk of certain cancers.
Dec 30th, 2022

How An Enlarged Prostate Affects The Bladder

An enlarged prostate puts pressure on the bladder and the urethra, affecting how a man urinates and causing several problems. Learn how the bladder is affected and how we can successfully treat an enlarged prostate with a minimally invasive procedure.
Dec 2nd, 2022

How An Enlarged Prostate Can Affect Your Sex Life

BPH or benign prostatic hyperplasia can impact your sex life in several ways. Read on to learn what problems you could encounter and discover a minimally invasive procedure that can help your condition.
Nov 18th, 2022

What Are The Causes Of An Enlarged Prostate Gland?

An enlarged prostate - also called benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) - is a condition in which the gland increases in size and is not cancerous. It is normal for the prostate to become enlarged as men age. Learn more about causes and treatment.
Nov 10th, 2022

How Is An Enlarged Prostate Diagnosed?

If you're having trouble urinating or getting up frequently to pee in the night, you may have an enlarged prostate. Continue reading to learn the various ways a doctor diagnoses an enlarged prostate.
Nov 4th, 2022

What Men Need To Know About The Prostate Gland

The prostate gland is often a taboo subject for men. This article answers common questions about the prostate gland and how it changes with age. Carry on reading to learn more.
Sep 30th, 2022

Who Is A Candidate For Prostate Artery Embolization?

Non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate gland can make life difficult and miserable for men. The condition known as benign prostatic hyperplasia is common in older men and can severely impact their quality of life. Learn who is a candidate for PAE.
Sep 16th, 2022

How Does The Prostate Artery Embolization Procedure Work?

The PAE procedure shrinks the prostate to improve urinary tract symptoms caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Once surgery was the only option to treat the condition, but today, patients are choosing PAE in increasing numbers.
Aug 26th, 2022

Prostate Artery Embolization – All You Need to Know

If you’re suffering from an enlarged prostate, chances are your doctor has told you that the only treatment option is TURP or transurethral resection of the prostate. Learn how we can help with a minimally invasive procedure - PAE.
Apr 3rd, 2022

Is Your Job Affecting Your Veins?

Approximately 24% of Americans have varicose veins, and contrary to what you may think, it's not a condition confined to women or the elderly. Find out how your job could be affecting your veins.
Jan 28th, 2022

How To Improve Circulation In the Legs (and Why It’s Important)

Good circulation is paramount to keep the heart healthy and the organs functioning as well as to promote speedy wound healing, keep the brain sharp and even give the complexion a healthy glow. Learn how to improve your circulation and avoid varicose veins.
Jan 14th, 2022
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How The Cold Weather Affects Circulation and Veins

If you suffer from poor circulation, it’s essential to understand how cold weather has the potential to be dangerous. Learn more about the impact of cold weather on circulation and veins and tips to help you stay healthy throughout the winter.
Jan 7th, 2022

What Is The Connection Between PAD and Atherosclerosis?

Atherosclerosis is a potentially serious condition where the arteries become blocked with fatty deposits made up of waste substances and plaque. Find out more below about this condition, the risk factors and how to prevent the condition.
Dec 30th, 2021

What Increases My Risk of Diabetic Ulcers on the Foot?

While diabetic ulcers are common, did you know that they are also preventable? Learn more about the factors that increase the risk of diabetic ulcers and discover how you can prevent them from forming. Read below to find out more information.
Dec 17th, 2021

Diabetes and Nerve Damage: Causes and Symptoms

There are four main types of neuropathy and the symptoms you may experience depend on which nerves are affected and the type of nerve damage you have. Learn how to recognize them so you can take action preventing any damage from getting worse.
Dec 3rd, 2021

How Does Honey Heal Diabetic Wounds?

Honey has been used for centuries as a natural wound healer but how does it work and can people with diabetic wounds benefit it? Read on to learn more about this alternative medicine.
Oct 29th, 2021

The Importance of Exercise When You Have Diabetes

Exercise can benefit everyone, including people with diabetes. It can play an essential part in managing your condition, blood sugar levels and weight, as well as improving your overall health and wellness.
Oct 15th, 2021

Coronavirus and Diabetes: Frequently Asked Questions

Coronavirus and Diabetes: Frequently Asked Questions. In this article, we´re going to answer some of the frequently asked questions about how COVID-19 impacts people with diabetes. We hope you find it helpful.
Oct 10th, 2021