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Below are blogs from Affiliated Urologists.

The color of your urine can say a lot about your overall health and wellbeing.

According to the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, roughly 15% of couples are infertile, and male infertility contributes to the problem in up to 50% of couples. 

Maintaining a healthy, balanced diet can do a number of things for your body and mind. To start, eating healthy can lower your risk of developing heart disease, certain cancers, and diabetes. A balanced, nutritious meal may also help keep your mind sharp and enhance your immune system’s ability to fight off infections.

When it comes to diagnosing and treating certain urological cancers, our team at Affiliated Urologists provides nothing but the best patient care. The prognosis for bladder cancer, among other urological cancers, can change from good to poor pretty quickly depending on the stage and grade of cancer. 

This March, the Affiliated Urologists team will be celebrating National Kidney Month. 

Last week, we wrote about lycopene-rich foods lowering a person’s risk of developing kidney cancer, for women especially. This week, we’re going to dial it back a bit and discuss the beginning stages of kidney cancer and what may or may not be considered a sign or symptom of this cancer. 

Who would have thought tomatoes, of all foods, could lower a person’s risk of kidney cancer? According to a long-term study conducted by the Women’s Health Initiative, women who ate tomatoes and other lycopene-containing foods lowered their risk of developing kidney cancer by 45 percent. 

At Affiliated Urologists, we put a major emphasis on patient safety and efficacy. We take care of our patients as if they were family, which is why when it comes to treating serious health conditions like prostate cancer, we provide nothing but the best care throughout the patient’s difficult journey. 

Electric shocks to your private parts (yes, we’re talking to the men out there!) may seem a little intense, but according to a new study conducted by researchers at Odense University Hospital in Odense, Denmark, shockwave therapy may help improve erectile dysfunction (ED) in some men. 

Contrary to popular belief, Botox injections can treat an array of medical concerns-- not just fine lines or wrinkles. In fact, those suffering from urinary incontinence, also known as “overactive bladder,” may benefit from Botox injections to paralyze the bladder muscle and prevent contractions that cause an urge to urinate. 

Urinary tract infections (UTI) are fairly common in the United States. They are mostly diagnosed in older adults, although it is possible for children to contract an infection. 

Did you know, scientists have found music stimulates more parts of the brain than any other human function? Music also has the potential to help people with neurological deficits and calm those going through stressful situations. 

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