Have you ever seen blood in your urine?
Hematuria or blood in your urine may have alarmed you the first time. However, the underlying cause for hematuria may or may not be a sign of a serious medical condition. The best way to approach hematuria is by consulting with our urologist in Dubai to identify the reason behind the presence of blood in your urine.
In this blog, we are discussing the most common causes of hematuria in men and how to deal with them without worrying about it right from the start.
Causes of Hematuria
If you look closely at the functioning of your kidneys, you will understand that urine is nothing but the waste filtered from your blood. Every minute, half a cup of your blood is being filtered by your kidneys to produce the concentrated waste we call urine.
Urine is no... more
Reproductive and sexual health in men are not discussed as often as it should be due to the stigma attached to it in society. However, with modern, high-functioning lifestyles and increasing stress levels, many men face mild to moderate issues when it comes to their reproductive health.
One of the most common issues that men face is erectile dysfunction or ED.
ED is the condition when a man is unable to attain or maintain an erection firm enough to have or complete satisfactory sexual intercourse.
While the condition can affect anyone at any age, it mostly affects men after the age of 40. The underlying reason for ED can be physical or psychological, meaning that there is no one solution to the problem.
Often ED appears as a result of other health issues like diabetes, hypertension, ... more
Your body is like a machine that constantly works to keep you healthy and on your feet.
However, just like any other machine, your body also needs repairs and maintenance for it to function smoothly. Often times, we fail to give enough attention to our body, which leads to diseases or in worst cases, organ failures.
So, what can you do to ensure the health of your body? While each and every part of our body has different requirements, in this blog, we are concentrating on kidney health.
Understanding your kidneys
Kidneys are your body’s waste management system. They are two bean-shaped organs, each about the size of your fist, located just below the rib cage on each side of your spine.
Healthy kidneys are hard-working organs; they can filter about half a cup of blood every minute, ... more
Reproductive health is a very sensitive topic among young men. While they don’t regard it as part of their general health, even issues that need attention are overlooked due to embarrassment or other emotional judgements surrounding the matter.
For instance, it is usual for men who suffer from erectile dysfunction to feel mentally stressed and emotionally vulnerable. This takes a bigger toll on younger men under the age of 50. Instead of getting their condition diagnosed or opting for a good erectile dysfunction treatment, they tend to hide it away like every other problem in their life.
In this blog, we will take a look at the common risk factors and the need for getting appropriate erectile dysfunction treatments at the right time.
Prevalence of erectile dysfunction in younger men
The prostate is a small endocrine gland found between a man’s penis and bladder, which primarily responsible for the production of the fluid that nourishes and protects the sperm. While most men live their lives without giving a second’s thought to this small gland, prostate plays a key role in a man’s reproductive health.
You might have already heard about prostate enlargement and how it affects the male body. More often than not, prostate enlargement is a natural occurrence that happens with age. However, in some people, the gland showcases abnormal behaviours and cellular growth which is called as prostate cancer.
In this blog, we will learn more about the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer.
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Similar to the case of a normal enlargement, a can...
Infertility and inability to conceive can be quite disheartening for a couple. However, modern medical science has progressed so much that with the right treatment, underlying issues can be treated effectively. Any couple who is unable to conceive a child after a year of actively trying can visit the best urology doctors in the country and look at their treatment options.
Modern lifestyle has often led men to suffer from infertility issues. Apart from lifestyle-induced infertility, some men are also more at risk of sterility than others due to certain risk factors. Whatever the medical reasoning is, it all comes down to the fact that men need to get the right diagnosis and treatment for infertility just as much as the women... more
Falling sick can disrupt your life in many ways. Even a minor cold can throw the healthiest of individuals off balance for a day or two. And when a small pain that starts off as nothing turns out to be something beyond your understanding of your own body, it can be quite distressing. Cancer is one of those diseases that can turn your world upside down. However, diagnosing it at the right stage and giving the best of treatments can help you survive it and lead a good life.
Although not widely discussed, bladder cancer is a very common form of the disease. And like in any other case, by diagnosing it at the right time, you can successfully get cured of the condition.
In this blog, we will discuss the various symptoms of bladder cancer, the treatment options and when to see an expert urologis... more
In recent years, doctors have learned that the body has the ability to heal itself. With the technology setting in, the world of medicine and treatments have found different solutions.
Let us learn about this treatment that the urologists have found to treat issues with erectile dysfunction:
What is Platelet-rich plasma or PRP therapy?
Platelet-rich plasma therapy is a treatment method that can harness those abilities and amplify the natural growth factors your body uses to heal tissue. This is a concentrate of platelet-rich plasma protein derived from whole blood, which functions in removing the red blood. The platelet-rich plasma injections have recently been marketed as a form of cell therapy under the banner of regenerative medicine.
The Plasma and Platelets: more
Plasma is the liquid por...
People are getting prone to a lot of diseases nowadays. Contagious diseases have become quite normal as they could be contracted from anywhere. One of the known sources of diseases is public bathrooms, which a lot of people refrain from using, fearing potential diseases they might encounter.
However, holding back urine while out and about puts a toll on one’s urinary system. Along with this habit, urologists claim that most adults become victims of urinary infections mainly because of their unhygienic lifestyle. Once you steer clear from such unhealthy life patterns and stick to hygienic routines every day, it can solve most of your health problems. Let us learn more about urinary tract infection or more commonly as UTI: more
What is Urinary Tract Infection(UTI)?
UTIs are among the most co...
Men face difficulties in their life when they undergo certain issues which cannot be often shared with others. These hidden feelings will give rise to psychological problems in their life and hence disrupt one’s personal lives. But with the help of proper understanding between you and your body, you can make any situation easier.
Although you might think of erectile dysfunction as an older man’s problem, statistics show that this condition affects men of all ages. In older men, erectile dysfunction is frequently linked to underlying health problems such as heart disease or diabetes. Many urology consultants in Dubai state that in younger men, ED is more likely to be related to psychological reasons... more