Author: Gerard Pregenzer Jr, M.D.

Overactive Bladder Medication Isn’t Working: Next Steps

Many people struggle with an overactive bladder. They optimistically begin treatment with medications, but they eventually find that the meds no longer work as well as they did in the beginning. In addition, the unpleasant side effects almost make it not worth taking the medication. So what do you do when overactive bladder medication isn’t working? Explore next steps.

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Is My Erectile Dysfunction Treatable?

When you decide it’s finally time to talk with Pregenzer Urology about your erectile dysfunction, all that is needed to begin is answering some medical questions and getting a physical exam. You may have chronic health issues that could be the underlying cause. You won’t know any answers until you begin.

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Can BPH Be Prevented?

Just like women, men find that as they get older, certain parts of their body get larger. Think stomach and prostate gland. We could go on, but you get the picture. A man’s prostate gland can change from the size of a walnut up to as large as an orange, which is known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). When this happens later in life, it causes symptoms and sometimes complications. Can BPH be prevented?

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Natural Ways To Prevent Kidney Stones

If you have experienced the excruciating pain of passing a kidney stone, you remember it well. You are probably aware that once you have one, there is a strong likelihood you will have another. Not a very comforting thought, but there are some natural ways to prevent kidney stones. Keep reading to discover some easy preventative methods.

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Vasectomy: How It Works & What To Expect

If you and your partner are considering a vasectomy, you should be aware of certain facts. It is an outpatient surgery with a low risk of complications or side effects, and it is nearly 100% effective in preventing pregnancy. One other important fact is that it is cheaper than female sterilization or the long-term costs of birth control methods for women. With those facts out of the way, let’s dig deeper about vasectomy: how it works and what to expect.

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How Smoking Affects Your Risk Of Urologic Conditions

If you are a smoker, you most likely have been admonished for years by friends and relatives to quit. You are aware of the many health problems which can develop from smoking. Yet, you continue unabated. If it was easy to do, you would have already done it, right? Maybe the final impetus will be how smoking affects your risk of urologic conditions.

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