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Is Cycling Bad for Your Prostate?

Health myths are everywhere these days and they can have a dramatic effect on people’s beliefs and behaviours. One commonly held belief is that cycling can cause health problems because of the pressure placed on the groin by the saddle. Some people believe that spending too much time cycling can increase the risk of erectile problems and prostate enlargement. However, a recent survey has revealed that this may be nothing more than a myth. Cycling doesn’t appear to have any overall negative effects on men’s health. Men who spend a lot of time on a bike are no more likely to need erectile dysfunction or prostate enlargement treatment. Read More

A Quick Guide to the Prostate Gland

The prostate is a gland that is only found in men. It plays an important role in sex and fertility, but it can cause urinary problems in later life. If your doctor suspects that you might have an enlarged prostate or prostate cancer, you might want to learn a little more about this gland and what it does for you. Read More

Is The Male Menopause Real?

Men do not go through the same inevitable changes in midlife as women do, but declining hormone levels can still have a big impact in later life for many men. Androgen deficiency in men can cause symptoms that have just as big an impact on everyday life as the female menopause. It is therefore important to seek help if you think that you are affected by testosterone deficiency. Read More

How to Stop Cystitis Coming Back

Cystitis is a very common condition for women and unfortunately, it can often keep coming back. We don’t always know why some women experience cystitis and UTIs more often than others, but there are a few things you can do to reduce the chances of another infection.

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Should You Be Worried About Blood in Your Urine?

If you notice blood in your pee, it is important to see a doctor as it could be a sign of something serious. However, you should try not to worry too much while you are having investigations. One explanation may be that you have a simple urinary tract infection that can easily be treated. The doctor may prescribe antibiotics right away to try and clear the infection. In some cases, additional haematuria investigations may be needed to check for possible causes.

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Should You Ask Your Doctor About Testosterone Deficiency?

Our bodies change a lot as we grow older, but help is available to counteract some of the changes that happen because of a drop in our testosterone levels. If you’ve been experiencing fatigue, problems with sexual function and libido, depression or lack of concentration, it could be a good idea to have your testosterone levels checked. Your doctor might be able to prescribe testosterone deficiency treatment to restore your hormone levels and relieve these symptoms.

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