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Updated by Rescue Urology on Jun 26, 2020
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5 Everyday Foods that are Killing your Sperm

Some say that men are losing sperm count by keeping laptops on the lap.
Some blame the heat generated from cell phones kept in pants is killing sperms. Obesity is a likely factor for the drop in sperms. What we eat could be a culprit too, at times. Let us learn the answers to all the above issues.

8 Lesser Known Facts About Urinary tract infections – ReSCUE Urology Hospital Blog

Urinary Tract Infections are common in all age groups and account for up to 8 million visits to the health provider, a survey according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

What You Should Know About Your Prostate (Men Only) – ReSCUE Urology Hospital Blog

Men need to know all about their body so that they can make it function to the optimum level and also keep it healthy for a long time. In particular the prostate, a walnut-shaped gland present only in men, and belongs to the reproductive system.

Testicular Self Exam

Testicular self-examination is when you check your testicles for any abnormalities. It is important to know what is normal and what changes have occurred. Change does not indicate that it is cancer, but if the cancer is evaluated early, then there is a chance for a cure.

Common Myths about Male Infertility

Debunking common male infertility myths because knowledge is power. Learn more for your fertility journey.

7 Everyday Foods for a Healthy Prostate

The prostate gland helps to produce semen in men during sexual activity. This gland is in the shape of a walnut and is placed just behind the bladder. Semen is the fluid which is rich in nutrients, and carries the sperm during ejaculation. With age this prostate gland gets enlarged, this condition is known as benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH). The prostate gland is controlled by a sex hormone called testosterone, which in turn is converted into another hormone called dihydrotestosterone (DHT). High levels of DHT cause the enlargement of the prostate. Some diet that could help you to avoid BPH are

General Facts About Kidney Cancer – ReSCUE Urology Hospital Blog

Cancer is formed when the cells in some part of the body start growing out of control. These cancer cells can form a tumour or damaged tissue. If cancer cells grow in the kidney, it is called Kidney Cancer.

Urinalysis

Urinalysis is a test of the urine sample, used to examine the content of urine. A urinalysis is used to determine the following :

To diagnose a Urinary Tract Infection, Kidney Stones, Diabetes, or Pregnancy.
To screen for problems before surgery.
To monitor the health of the patient if he or she has been diagnosed with a medical condition like kidney disease or urinary tract disease.
In case urinalysis results are not in the normal range, your doctor will recommend some more tests to find the source of the problem.

9 Signs Your Kidney is in Danger

Our good health depends on how healthy your kidney is functioning, as they filter 120-150 quarts of blood every day. As the kidneys are located against the back muscles in the upper abdominal area, any problem with the kidneys can often be felt in your upper back or flank, or side area.

Hydrate to Help Prevent Kidney Stone

People who have had a kidney stone are sure to have some more in the course of time. A very important factor to reduce the risk of forming stones is to drink extra water. The excess water helps dilute the substances in urine that lead to stones. Therefore, it is absolutely necessary to drink at least 3 quarts (about 10-ounce glasses) of liquid a day.

Lifestyle Changes to Help Control Interstitial Cystitis Symptoms

Interstitial Cystitis is commonly known as Bladder Pain Syndrome, and awareness of this condition is of utmost importance since it affects millions.

Make Technology Work For You

There is an exploding number of phone apps and wearable fitness trackers that can help you improve your health and live a healthy lifestyle. These can motivate you to exercise to the maximum potential, count calories, calm you down, or monitor your heart rate and blood pressure.