Guide to chronic prostatitis: symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

What is prostate gland ? Prostate is a walnut sized reproductive gland present below the bladder in all men. Urethra (urinary passage) passes through it. Its function is to provide nutrition to the sperms. What is prostatitis ? Prostatitis means that you have inflammation of your prostate gland. Prostatitis can present in short time durationContinue reading “Guide to chronic prostatitis: symptoms, diagnosis and treatment”

8 tips to prevent recurrent kidney stone formation

Adequate fluid intake – Drinking plenty of oral liquids helps in reducing the chances of stone formation. It is estimated that nearly 50% of stone formations is due to less liquid intake. More concentrated urine leads to less dissolution of salts in it and thus leading to high chances of urinary stone formation. One shouldContinue reading “8 tips to prevent recurrent kidney stone formation”

Ten tips to improve urological health

Consume fluid intake of 2.5-3.0 litre/day in regular interval to maintain constant hydration. Drink cranberry juice to help prevent UTIs. Maintain weight in healthy range. Avoid smoking. Limit the intake of salt and caffeinated products. Empty your bladder before going to bed. Limit fluid intake 2-3 hours prior to sleep at night. Avoid prolonged holdingContinue reading “Ten tips to improve urological health”

Urinary tract infection (UTI)

A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection in any part of the urinary system — kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. Most commonly it involves the bladder and urethra. Kidney infections are more serious. Women are affected more commonly than men. These infections are typically treated with antibiotics along with other surgical intervention if required.Continue reading “Urinary tract infection (UTI)”