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Am I Too Young to Have ED?

Am I Too Young to Have ED?

Millions of men struggle with erectile dysfunction, and, while it is more common as you get older, some factors can cause it to happen at a younger age than you might expect. Read on to find out more.
Jun 18th, 2024

Why You Keep Getting Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are irritating and avoidable, and leaving them untreated can make problems worse. This is especially true if you have persistent problems with them, so let’s try to find out why they keep developing and how to avoid them.
May 13th, 2024
I’m Embarrassed About Erectile Dysfunction

I’m Embarrassed About Erectile Dysfunction

Sexual health is essential for our personal lives, and anything that affects our ability to be intimate with others can be difficult to deal with. Erectile dysfunction can be embarrassing and scary, but the only way to get better is to seek help.
Apr 1st, 2024
5 Tips to Help You Avoid Another UTI

5 Tips to Help You Avoid Another UTI

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are more common to women due to anatomical differences, but as men age, the risk increases. Here’s what you can do to detect and avoid issues with UTIs.
Mar 6th, 2024

Five Types of Incontinence: Which One Do You Have?

Urinary incontinence is a problem that makes a simple trip to the bathroom a challenge that can lead to embarrassment and shame. Knowing which type of incontinence you have will help determine the best treatment. So, which do you have?
Feb 13th, 2024
 I Was Just Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer; Is it Treatable?

I Was Just Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer; Is it Treatable?

Your prostate is a small gland that plays a big role in your sexual health. Prostate cancer can affect fertility — and, in later stages, it can be fatal. Read on to see what your treatment options are if you’ve been diagnosed with prostate cancer.
Jan 5th, 2024
Can Anxiety Cause Erectile Dysfunction?

Can Anxiety Cause Erectile Dysfunction?

Millions of men struggle with erectile dysfunction (ED), which affects self esteem and may be a sign of other underlying conditions. Can anxiety cause ED? Read on to find out more.
Dec 4th, 2023
I Have Blood in My Urine: Could It Be Bladder Cancer?

I Have Blood in My Urine: Could It Be Bladder Cancer?

When it comes to urinary health, things like bloody urine, or hematuria, can be scary, as they might be a sign of a number of problems. Bladder cancer is a possibility, but you should know the facts before assuming the worst.
Nov 1st, 2023
Is Urinary Incontinence an Inevitable Part of Aging?

Is Urinary Incontinence an Inevitable Part of Aging?

Urinary incontinence is a condition that can affect people of different age groups but is largely seen as a problem for older adults. But is it something you should just accept as you get older? Read on to find out more.
Oct 1st, 2023
Why Are Older Adults More Likely to Have Recurrent UTIs?

Why Are Older Adults More Likely to Have Recurrent UTIs?

Urinary tract infections, or UTIs, often occur due to a bacteria that can affect any part of the urinary tract. They can affect people in many age groups, but the effect they can have on older adults is unique and widespread.
Aug 2nd, 2023
Can High Blood Pressure Cause Erectile Dysfunction?

Can High Blood Pressure Cause Erectile Dysfunction?

High blood pressure, or hypertension, can lead to several complications that damage your health. But how does it affect erectile dysfunction, and what can you do to treat it? Read on to find out more.
May 1st, 2023
 4 Common Signs of a Urinary Tract Infection

4 Common Signs of a Urinary Tract Infection

Preventing illnesses in your urinary system is important, and urinary tract infections, or UTIs, are among the most common conditions people deal with. Read on to discover what signs to look for and how to get treated.
Mar 3rd, 2023
Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Severe Kidney Pain

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Severe Kidney Pain

We experience pain for many reasons, but when you start feeling pain around your kidneys, it could be cause for concern. Read on to find out why you shouldn’t ignore this pain, and what it could mean for your health.
Feb 1st, 2023
5 Ways to Promote Lasting Prostate Health

5 Ways to Promote Lasting Prostate Health

Your prostate is an important part of your reproductive system, and as you get older, you have an increased risk of conditions that can compromise your health. Read on to find out about ways to keep your prostate in healthy shape.
Jan 24th, 2023
Is Your Urinary Incontinence Temporary or Persistent?

Is Your Urinary Incontinence Temporary or Persistent?

Loss of bladder control is also known as urinary incontinence, and people deal with several types of it for a variety of reasons. But, how do you know if you have a temporary or persistent form of this condition?
Nov 6th, 2022
Common Urological Conditions that Affect Men

Common Urological Conditions that Affect Men

Your urinary system is a key part of how your body filters out your blood and expels waste. Both men and women deal with a variety of conditions that affect this system, but there are some that men are more likely to deal with.
Oct 5th, 2022
I'm Worried about Blood in My Urine

I'm Worried about Blood in My Urine

Hematuria, or blood in the urine, is always a cause for concern, and testing is required to determine the cause. Read on to find out what can lead to this problem and whether it’s a reason to be worried.
Sep 7th, 2022
I Have Kidney Stones — Now What?

I Have Kidney Stones — Now What?

Kidney stones are a condition affecting your urinary tract that can create worse problems if left unchecked. If you’ve been diagnosed with them, it’s important you understand the effect they have on your health, and what to do next.
Aug 7th, 2022
Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Blood In Your Urine

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Blood In Your Urine

Hematuria is the term describing the presence of blood in your urine, which is always a reason for concern. It could be a sign of other issues, so ignoring it would be very dangerous. Read on to find out more.
Jul 12th, 2022
Common Causes of ED

Common Causes of ED

The inability to get or maintain an erection — erectile dysfunction — is a difficult thing to deal with. Treatments are available, but understanding the common causes can help a great deal.
Jun 1st, 2022
What Causes Urinary Incontinence?

What Causes Urinary Incontinence?

The loss of bladder control associated with urinary incontinence is something that affects millions. But how do you get it, how serious is it, and what can you do to treat or avoid it? Read on to find out more.
May 1st, 2022
How Losing Weight Can Improve Your Sex Life

How Losing Weight Can Improve Your Sex Life

Being overweight is something millions of Americans deal with, and it brings a risk of complications that can affect everything from your heart health to your sex life. Read on to find out what weight loss can do to restore your libido.
Apr 1st, 2022
What's Causing Your Recurring Kidney Stones?

What's Causing Your Recurring Kidney Stones?

Just one kidney stone is unpleasant enough. If you experience recurring kidney stones, finding the cause and treating it will help you find the relief you need. Read on to find out more.
Feb 1st, 2022
Have You Been Exposed to E. Coli?

Have You Been Exposed to E. Coli?

Though not all cases of E. coli exposure are equally serious, certain strains of E. coli bacteria can wreak havoc. Read on for signs of a serious exposure.
Jan 1st, 2022
The Differences Between Stress and Urge Incontinence

The Differences Between Stress and Urge Incontinence

Urinary incontinence, no matter the type or cause, can affect your life in dramatic ways. Learning the differences between the various types of incontinence can help you determine which form of it you might be dealing with and how best to control it.
Dec 1st, 2021
The Link Between Parkinson's and ED

The Link Between Parkinson's and ED

Parkinson’s disease is a condition that ravages your nervous system in many unexpected ways. One less-considered complication of Parkinson’s is erectile dysfunction. Read on to find out more.
Nov 1st, 2021
What Causes Blood in Your Urine?

What Causes Blood in Your Urine?

Hematuria, or blood in your urine, is a cause for concern and may happen for a variety of reasons. Not all cases are serious, but it’s important to find out why it happens and seek treatment as needed.
Sep 5th, 2021
Are You at Risk for Infertility?

Are You at Risk for Infertility?

Millions of men and women struggle with infertility, which makes it difficult for couples to conceive. Infertility can be caused by many different factors, so how do you know if you’re at risk?
Aug 3rd, 2021

What Every Man Should Know About Prostate Health

As men get older, the risks increase for problems in various parts of the body, including the prostate. Knowing why your prostate is important will help you look for signs of trouble, and get help when you need it.
Jul 22nd, 2021

Common Men's Health Issues (And How We Can Help)

More often than not, men have a more difficult time going to the doctor than women. This can make identifying common health issues unique to men harder to diagnose, which are usually easily treated. Let’s look at some examples.
Jun 24th, 2021

Myths and Facts About Male UTIs

Men don’t get urinary tract infections (UTIs) as often as women, but it does happen. Male UTIs are both overlooked and misunderstood, so it’s important to separate myth from fact.
May 14th, 2021

Flu-Like Symptoms and Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are treatable, but they’re quite painful and come with a variety of symptoms. These symptoms may resemble the flu and make kidney stones harder to treat.
Apr 11th, 2021

Signs and Treatments for Peyronie’s Disease

While many men at a certain age become more concerned about things like erectile dysfunction, a lesser known condition with severe issues on your sexual health is Peyronie's disease. Find out how it can damage your sexual health.
Mar 9th, 2021

How Routine Prostate Exams Could Save Your LIfe

As men get older, routine health screenings become a higher priority, including prostate exams Find out why routine prostate exams can detect health concerns early and save your life.
Feb 10th, 2021

The Link Between Kidney Stones and Your Diet

Kidney stones affect millions of people each year, often due to controllable factors like diet. Read on to find out more about the link between kidney stones and your diet.
Dec 7th, 2020

Tips for Managing Incontinence Over the Holidays

Incontinence is an embarrassing condition to deal with, and if you’re getting together with loved ones over the holidays, it won’t get any easier. Find out how to manage this awkward ailment in the holiday months.
Nov 8th, 2020

5 Signs of an Enlarged Prostate

As men age, they are more likely to get an enlarged prostate, or benign prostatic hyperplasia. But do you know what symptoms to look out for? Read on to find out what signs may indicate this condition.
Oct 14th, 2020

4 Reasons Why There May Be Blood in Your Urine

Hematuria, or blood in urine, can cause alarming changes to your urine’s appearance. The underlying causes of hematuria may be harmless or quite serious. Read on to find out what may cause blood in urine.
Sep 17th, 2020

How Can I Prevent Recurrent UTIs?

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are unpleasant, but they’re usually easy to treat and short-term. However, some people have recurrent UTIs, a more complex medical problem. Learn about prevention and treatment of recurrent UTIs.
Aug 19th, 2020

Early Signs of Prostate Cancer

A very common cancer among men, prostate cancer becomes more of a risk as you get older. But do you know the early signs of prostate cancer, and what to do? Read on to find out more.
Jun 29th, 2020

Types of Kidney Stones

Most people are familiar with kidney stones as it's a common problem. But do you know the different types of kidney stones and what they may mean for your health? Let’s learn more about them.
May 20th, 2020

5 Habits That Put You at Greater Risk for Kidney Stones

Your risk of kidney stones increases as you get older. However, your habits may determine whether or not you suffer from this painful ailment. Read on to find out what those habits are and what good habits can prevent kidney stones.
Feb 3rd, 2020

I Have a Weak Urine Stream — What Could it Mean?

You may experience changes to your urinary stream as a natural consequence of aging, or it could be related to another medical issue, however, it should never be ignored. Some conditions are dangerous if left untreated.
Dec 1st, 2019

Signs of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Pelvic floor dysfunction can cause discomfort, damage to your colon, and infection. There are signs that you may have this problem, and if you’re experiencing them, it’s important to get treatment.
Sep 1st, 2019

What Can I Do About ED?

Not being able to maintain an erection during sex can ruin the moment — and it can be awfully embarrassing, too. If you’re struggling with erectile dysfunction (ED), keep reading to learn how to overcome this treatable condition.
Aug 6th, 2019

Summertime Tips to Avoid a UTI

As the summer season ramps up in Florida, here are some tips to take an unwelcome urinary tract infection out of the equation.
Jun 21st, 2019
What Can I do to Help Prevent Kidney Stones?

What Can I do to Help Prevent Kidney Stones?

If you’ve already had a kidney stone, we’re sure you want to avoid another. If you haven’t had one, trust us, prevention will save you from some considerable discomfort.
Mar 12th, 2019
Here at the Urology Center of Florida in Pompano Beach, Drs. Craig Herman and Steven Kester use state-of-the-art diagnostic t

Why You Should Never Ignore Blood in Your Urine

Have you experienced pink, red, or discolored urine? Known as hematuria, blood in the urine can result from a number of causes. Read on to learn more about possible diagnoses, tests, and treatments.
Feb 26th, 2019