Men at any age can experience issues with their reproductive and sexual health. Dr. Jagan Kansal, a urologist fellowship trained in Men’s Health, outlines common issues men face and treatments to overcome them.
Find out how you can proactively care for your health and what screenings you should routinely schedule.
Life can get busy and taking care of our skin health can easily become an afterthought. Our cell phones are useful tools to help support healthy skincare habits.
We all know that sunscreen is a necessary step in our skincare routine. But do you know the difference between chemical and physical sunscreens? Our dermatologists explain the difference between these two types of sunscreen.
Whether you have oily, dry or sensitive skin, wearing sunscreen is a critical step in preventing the onset of skin cancer and aging. Dermatologist, Dr. Kristin Lee, explains which sunscreen is best for you based on your skin type.
New or sudden gastrointestinal symptoms should not be ignored as they can signal a more serious condition. Our Gastroenterology team identifies symptoms that should be addressed with your healthcare provider.
When it comes to prostate cancer treatment there are many different options for care. Did you know that roughly 25 percent of men who receive radiation treatment have a recurrence? A treatment called salvage prostate cryotherapy has become available to help treat prostate cancer reoccurrence. Salvage prostate cryotherapy can offer men a second chance as long as the cancer hasn’t spread beyond the prostate.
Your prostate is a walnut-sized, muscular gland located below your bladder, and is responsible for secreting prostate fluid which helps the flow of seminal fluid. As part of the male reproductive system, your prostate gland grows significantly during your teenage years, nearly doubling in size, and will continue to grow for the remainder of your life. In some cases, the prostate may become larger than average, a condition called benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). An enlarged prostate gland can put pressure on your urinary tract and impair the flow of urine from your bladder. Other common signs of an enlarged prostate include:
Testosterone is a hormone found in both men and women, although women produce a much smaller amount. Testosterone production is typically at its highest during puberty, and begins to decline around the age of 30. Although testosterone is most commonly associated with an individual’s sex drive and sperm production in males, it also impacts bone and muscle mass, red cell production, the deepening of your voice, and can even affect your mood.
The concept of self-care — the participation in activities that take care of our physical, mental and emotional health — has been around for a long time. Self-care isn’t all about yoga class or reading a book with a cup of tea either!