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How To Maintain A Healthy Urinary Tract

Posted by iowacityasc on Dec 15, 2021 8:00:28 AM

While it’s not exactly a hot topic of conversation, a healthy urinary tract is an essential part of your day-to-day life. The medical specialty of urology focuses on the health of the urinary tract. Responsible for extracting liquid waste and urination, the urinary tract is made up of the bladder, urethra, ureters, kidneys, and associated muscles.

All of these components must be working together and be in good health for normal urination to occur. Keeping your urinary tract happy and healthy takes something of a holistic and comprehensive approach. Luckily, there are some things urologists recommend that you do at home to improve the health of your urinary tract.

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Topics: Urology

Am I Passing Kidney Stones?

Posted by iowacityasc on Nov 16, 2021 9:06:26 AM

In some ways, kidney stones are hard to miss. But if this particular ailment is new to you (or a loved one), you might not immediately recognize the cause of your symptoms.

Kidney stones are small pieces of minerals that bind together in your urinary tract. They can develop for a wide variety of reasons, but they almost universally cause significant discomfort. This pain usually starts in the back and works its way into the groin as the kidney stones work through the urinary tract. For many patients, passing kidney stones is the most painful part of this condition.

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Topics: Urology

What Is The Urolift Procedure?

Posted by iowacityasc on Apr 16, 2021 3:11:56 PM

You wouldn’t be the first person to take urination for granted. But that all changes once you start feeling the first symptoms of an enlarged prostate, especially if it means you have trouble peeing. Maybe you feel like you’re not able to fully empty your bladder or you begin to lose control of when (and how much) you urinate.

Urolift is a non-surgical solution to an enlarged prostate that does not trim or remove the prostate. Instead, Urolift simply nudges the enlarged organ out of the way.

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Topics: Urology

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