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I Keep Getting Up At Night To Go to the Bathroom: Nocturia and Nocturnal Polyuria

I Keep Getting Up At Night To Go to the Bathroom: Nocturia and Nocturnal Polyuria

Posted by on Jun 18, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia, Diabetes mellitus, Hypertension, Urinary incontinence | 1 comment

By Professor Steven Kaplan, MD “I never get a full night’s sleep…I’ve got to get up two or three times a night.” “As soon as I lie down, I feel like I need to GO!” “When it was just once a night, I could handle it.  Now it’s once every hour!” If any of these statements describe your experience,...

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5 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About An Unappreciated Organ: The Bladder

5 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About An Unappreciated Organ:  The Bladder

Posted by on Nov 25, 2017 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia, Blog, Prostate cancer, Urinary incontinence, Urinary tract infection | 3 comments

Because of its lowly role in the human body, we think about our bladders only when something is going wrong  or when we have to go really, really badly. So, November has been set aside as Bladder Health Awareness month. Here is a short review of bladder anatomy and function as well as common problems that can happen. Your bladder is connected to your...

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5 Facts About A Condition That’s Just Not Discussed: BPH

5 Facts About A Condition That’s Just Not Discussed: BPH

Posted by on Jan 24, 2017 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia, Blog | 1 comment

It’s tough when you have a disorder people aren’t comfortable talking about.  Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) is one of those conditions. So let’s get comfortable with it. What is BPH? Okay.  The name of this condition is a clue to what it means and why it’s not discussed…benign means that it is not cancer, prostatic means...

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