If you and your partner are considering a vasectomy, you should be aware of certain facts. It is an outpatient surgery with a low risk of complications or side effects, and it is nearly 100% effective in preventing pregnancy. One other important fact is that it is cheaper than female sterilization or the long-term costs of birth control methods for women.
Urologist Nikolas Symbas, MD recently joined the “Motivated” podcast to discuss stress urinary incontinence (SUI). He talked about how many men struggle with SUI following recovery from prostate cancer, and how a minimally-invasive male sling can be an effective solution. Listen to the whole podcast below,
It can be the “elephant in the room” if you are having trouble with erectile dysfunction, even in your doctor’s office. It is a hard subject (pun intended) to bring up and discuss, but it’s more than just sex. Here’s why you should seek treatment for erectile dysfunction.
Smoking is an “equal opportunity offender.” It is just as deadly for women as it is for men when it comes to bladder cancer. Regardless of gender, one of the most important risk factors for developing bladder cancer is smoking. Let’s learn more specifics about the link between smoking and bladder cancer.
Dr. Symbas Coloplast Webinar: Stress Urinary Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction Two commonly treated conditions are erectile dysfunction (ED) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI). These are often caused by other health issues such as diabetes, prostate cancer, or heart disease–and they can take a real toll on men and their partners,
Erectile dysfunction (ED) affects more than 30 million men in the U.S. It is especially common in men with prostate surgery, diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity. However, it is now possible to treat almost all men with ED! ED undermines a man’s sexual confidence—but successful treatment can help restore it!
Although not the most pleasant of topics, the color of your urine can tell you a lot about your current health. The color of your urine can come in almost all colors of the rainbow, however, certain colors can be a cause for alarm and could signal an underlying health problem.
Dr. Symbas spoke in Kennesaw recently to members of the community regarding male stress incontinence and erectile dysfunction. There was a great turnout of men and their partners and he anticipates doing other community events in the future.
Dr. Symbas attended the 19th Annual Sexual Medicine Society of North America conference in Miami, Fl. There he enjoyed hearing the latest advances in sexual medicine and collaborating with multi-disciplinary physicians and surgeons from around the world!