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Is Urolift Right for You? Dec 1st, 2022

When you're a man, BPH is likely to happen when you get older. Your prostate enlarges with this condition and sometimes presses up against your urethra. When the prostate compresses your urethra, it causes various uncomfortable symptoms. At NY Urology, our team understands the discomfort associated with long-term BPH. Our two...

3 Things Every Man Should Know About Prostatitis Nov 1st, 2022

As a man, your chances of having prostate issues significantly increase as you age. Prostatitis is one of the problems you may experience in your life. You can get prostatitis at any age, and it's linked to inflammation or infection in your prostate. Sometimes, it's hard for the team to diagnose because...

Bladder Health Tips No One Has Told You About Oct 6th, 2022

Bladder health is just as important as the health of any other organ in your body. Your bladder is an essential part of your genitourinary system that requires care for your well-being. The team at NY Urology in Midtown East, New York City, and Forest Hills, New York, take your...

Is There a Way to Prevent Kidney Stones? Sep 1st, 2022

If you’re lucky, you’ll never get to experience a kidney stone in your life. This condition can cause immense pain in your flank and back, and may lead to other issues, including infection. While they’re not always preventable, you can take some steps to lessen your risk of developing kidney stones. AT NY...

Long-Standing BPH and Bladder Function — Why it May Not Be Good to Ignore Urinary Symptoms Aug 1st, 2022

BPH is a common condition in men as they age, but it shouldn’t be left untreated when it’s causing symptoms. Urinary issues are common with BPH, and continue to worsen as the prostate enlarges. This can cause bladder function problems in the long run. If you’re suffering from BPH symptoms, the...

Why Men Choose PAE Jul 1st, 2022

Benign prostate hyperplasia, or BPH, is a common problem among older men. If you have this condition, your prostate is enlarged, leading to several issues with urination and sexual function. If you’re looking for an option that helps you get rid of your symptoms without extensive surgery, prostatic artery embolization, or...

BPH Myths and Facts Jun 1st, 2022

Prostate issues aren’t uncommon in men — but that doesn’t make them any less uncomfortable. Benign prostate hyperplasia is just one of the issues you may experience, causing problems with urination. Although it’s common as you age, it’s not something you have to live with, as there are many successful treatments...

How Is My Frequent Urination Related to My Enlarged Prostate? May 11th, 2022

If you’ve been diagnosed with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), you’re certainly not alone. The National Institutes of Health reports that more than half of men over age 50 have an enlarged prostate due to BPH, with the number rising to more than 90% in men over age 80. Even though...

Kidney Stones are On the Rise May 23rd, 2017

In the past, medical textbooks described the typical person unlucky enough to develop a kidney stone as a white, middle-aged, obese man who eats an unhealthy diet and doesn’t drink enough fluids. Those books may need an update.  A new study has found not only that the incidence of kidney...

How to prepare for your upcoming procedure May 23rd, 2017

Any procedures can be frightening and it is best to understand what is going to get done and the risks, benefits and alternatives to treatment.Once you and your Doctor decide that surgery will help you, you will need to learn what to expect from the surgery and create a treatment...

The possible causes of your gross UTI May 23rd, 2017

In February, after days of experiencing debilitating back pain, Angela Trostle figured she had pulled a muscle from working out.But when her fever spiked and she couldn’t get out of bed, her doctor nearly sent her to the hospital.“I couldn’t move,” recalls the 29-year-old publicist. “My body was shutting down...

Don’t Mess with Your Kidneys – A Personal Experience May 23rd, 2017

I am so so happy and feel so lucky to have my health. My story below is a reminder on how quickly it could be taken away from you.  My recent experience drives it home on how important it is to take action when you recognize something is wrong. Even if you...

Patients Honor Dr. David Shusterman For Compassion May 23rd, 2017

Dr. David Shusterman of New York, New York is ranked among the top physicians in the nation based on patient reviews.NEW YORK, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients' Choice has announced that Dr. David Shusterman was one of a select few physicians honored with the prestigious 2012 Compassionate Doctor Certification.(Photo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130327/DC84466)Each year, nearly 100 million patients across the U.S. access...