Discover how long it takes for a UTI to heal with Pazona MD Urology's expert guide. Learn about the impact of UTI types and treatment options on recovery time, and get the specialized care you deserve to overcome the discomfort of UTIs efficiently.How Long Does it Take For a UTI To Go Away?
Bladder leakage can be frustrating and embarrassing. Learn how virtual pelvic floor physical therapy could be the perfect solution to stop your bladder leakage.What is Virtual Pelvic Physical Therapy and How Can It Help You?
Women suffer in silence with bladder and kidney problems. Urinary tract infections, bladder leakage, and pelvic pain negatively impact a woman’s quality of life. Suffer no more! Your female urology specialist is just a few clicks away.Need A Female Urology Specialist? - Why You Should Start with Telemedicine
So you think that you have a UTI. Smelly, cloudy urine. Going potty every 15 minutes. Bladder pain. You need help.Which Doctor to See for UTI? - Choices, Choices, Choices
If you’re wondering about self-pay rates for a urologist visit, then you’re probably not happy with insurance companies. I don’t blame you at all.How Much is a Urologist Visit without Insurance
Unlike men, women tend not to be shy about going to the doctor. Women start seeing their OB/GYN for “lady issues” in their teens. Many women add a great primary care provider to their healthcare team in young adulthood as well.When Should a Woman See a Urologist?
If there’s one thing we can agree upon, it’s that there is zero financial transparency in healthcare. Good luck trying to figure out how much your medical visit is going to cost. Co-pays, deductibles, co-insurance, supplemental plans, fee schedules, and explanation of benefits.Urologist Consultation Fee: How Much Do I Owe?
Visiting the doctor can be a frustrating experience. Time off of work, excessive paperwork, confusion with insurance coverage, long wait times, and distracted doctors. Sound familiar?What to Expect at Your First Urologist Appointment
Nothing in wellness sparks more debate than nutrition. Everyone’s got a “diet” that they believe in. There is also so much disagreement about what’s healthy to eat and what is not that it makes my head spin (and I’m a healthcare professional who studies this stuff).5 Practical Nutrition Tips for Wellness
In our quest to lead healthier lives, the question often arises: "How to become more healthy?" The answer lies in understanding and implementing the four pillars of health:The Four Pillars of Health: Mastering the Art of Wellness
When it comes to the long-term, no-turning-back, “we’re done with diapers” decision of family planning, two contenders stand in the ring: Vasectomy and Tubal Ligation. Both are champions of their gender, heavyweight fighters in the arena of permanent contraception. But how do these two match up when pitted against each other in terms of pros, cons, recovery times, costs, and effectiveness? Let’s dive into this sterilization showdown to arm you with the knowledge to choose your champion.Vasectomy vs Tubal Ligation: The Great Sterilization Showdown
Have you been scratching your head, trying to figure out the perfect Father’s Day gift? Is it another set of grilling tools? Maybe a new golf club? Or perhaps the umpteenth tie to add to his collection? Well, buckle up, folks! We’re about to steer this gift-giving car onto a road less traveled. Let’s talk about the ultimate Father’s Day gift – a vasectomy. Yes, you heard right – a Father’s Day vasectomy!Best Father’s Day Gift? What About A Vasectomy?
You might be asking yourself, why is a urologist writing about weight loss? First off, I think every healthcare professional should care about reducing obesity in patients. Obesity is an epidemic that is killing all of us. This is a team sport and we all need to help.Why Maintaining a Healthy Weight is Important For Your Performance in the Bedroom and Bathroom
Vasectomy is a permanent form of birth control, and it’s one of the most effective methods available. But what if you’re worried that having a vasectomy could increase your risk for cancer? I’m sure you’ve heard the rumors: vasectomies cause prostate cancer and other serious health conditions. But is it true?Does a Vasectomy Cause Cancer? Medical Myth or Fact?
I’ve been told by my female patients that kidney stones are more painful than childbirth. Since I have had neither, I take their word for it. Kidney stones are no joke. I have witnessed many a patient curled into a fetal position groaning from the pain. After a minimally invasive treatment to remove the stone, the question comes quickly, “Doc … how do I NEVER go through this again!?” The answer is simple and yet surprisingly difficult to hear.The Best Way to Prevent Kidney Stones . . . Water, Water and Water!
Our kidneys are designed to filter our blood and make urine. Our urine naturally contains minerals and salts, but if the levels of salt and minerals are too high then they can crystalize and form hard stones. Kidney stones can be as diverse as the items in that kitchen junk drawer you have. (Don’t lie, we all have one.)Think You May Have Kidney Stones? Now What Do You Do?
Kids are expensive! I have three wonderful children, but I may need a second job to pay for all of them. $233,610 is the estimated average cost to keep a child alive until age 18. Of course this does NOT include V-bucks, Disney World, summer camp, baseball equipment, prom dresses, tons of car insurance, college tuition, and (<em>gasp!)</em> weddings.Your Guide to Saving $233,610 in 10 minutes . . . Top Vasectomy Questions & Answers
As a baseball fan and a urologist, I was fascinated and saddened by the baseball steroid scandal during the late 90s. “Roids” and “juicing” were all over the news.Male Menopause and Low Testosterone: When Your Testicles Get Tired, So Do You
I’m certain there is no more sensitive subject for men than their performance in the bedroom. The cultural expectation is that you’ll be a virile stud for your entire life. If, god forbid, you have any difficulties “getting it up” there must be something wrong with your masculinity.When Your Business Is Out Of Business: Top 10 Things You Need to Know From Your Erectile Dysfunction Doctor
Are you frustrated with your overactive bladder (OAB)? Do you spend more time in the bathroom than any other room in your house? When you “have to go” are you knocking people down on the way to the bathroom like you’re Alabama’s running back?Axonics Therapy: The Permanent and Effective OAB Solution
For those of you too young to remember, this is Peter Gabriel from one of his music videos. What does he have to do with ED? Stay tuned.What Is Shockwave Therapy for ED?
Urologists have been searching for the “Holy Grail” of BPH treatment for decades. The ideal therapy is:Rezum vs. Urolift: Which Minimally Invasive BPH Therapy is Better?
Do you feel like no matter how well you eat, you can’t seem to shed those extra pounds? Has the energy to hit the gym disappeared? It’s quite possible that you are dealing with the effects of hormone imbalance.BioTE® – Why Bio-identical Hormone Pellets May be Right For You
On your way to pick up some takeout from your favorite Thai restaurant, you may have noticed a sign for a “Low T Center”. While enjoying your Pad Thai you did a search on “low T centers” and realized that they might be able to help you with your:Low T Centers – Why You Deserve Better From Your Testosterone Treatments
The discussion of low T in men is everywhere. You can’t escape the constant advertising of testosterone boosters and “<a href="/blog/low-t-centers-blog/">low T centers</a>” in today’s world.Testosterone Therapy for Women – The Fountain of Youth?
“Do any testosterone boosters really work? Are testosterone boosters bad for you?”Testosterone Boosters – Are There Natural Ways to Raise My Testosterone?
<a href="https://osteopathic.org/2019/01/16/poll-finds-86-of-americans-take-vitamins-or-supplements-yet-only-21-have-a-confirmed-nutritional-deficiency/" target="_blank">86% of Americans take nutritional supplements</a>. The most commonly purchased over-the-counter supplements are vitamins and minerals which we learned (and forgot) about in biology. Then, you have all of the “Super Beta X” (insert your favorite male organ) supplements from infomercials.What is BioTE® DIM? The Top 5 Reasons Why You Need To Start DIM Today?
Hormone replacement therapy is only one of the necessary keys to unlocking a better version of yourself. Testosterone and/or estrogen replacement alone are not enough. There are important vitamins, minerals, and compounds which are deficient in most foods and drug store supplements.BioTE® Supplements – What Can They Do For You?
When a man is performing at his best, his body and mind are like a finely tuned machine. The machine requires optimal fuel (food, nutritional supplements), well-functioning components (organ systems) and rest (sleep, mindfulness). When any of these elements are imbalanced, problems arise.Top 5 Myths of Hormone Imbalance in Men – Why Hormone Optimization Matters
If someone is going to be handling the family jewels, you want them to be the very best in their field. We’re not talking about buying a cup of coffee here (more on that later). Who performs your vasectomy is an important decision. Let’s be honest, a vasectomy can be a scary experience for men to even think about. Never mind going through the procedure itself.The Best Vasectomy In Nashville? You decide with the top 10 Best Vasectomy Practices.
As one of the most common health issues among both men and women, urological conditions can significantly impact one’s quality of life. However, finding a stellar urology practice in Nashville is like discovering a hidden gem in a sea of cowboy boots. But fear not, because we’ve got the inside scoop on the hottest spot in Nashville for all your urological needs. Introducing Pazona MD, the rockstar of Nashville’s urology scene.What Makes Pazona MD the Top Nashville Urology Practice
So the preparation for a vasectomy is pretty straightforward. We ask that you shave your scrotum best you can. For some men, this is the most difficult part of the whole experience if you’ve never done it before.How to Prepare for Your Vasectomy Procedure
Although a vasectomy is a permanent form of contraception, it can be reversed, regardless of the technique. Now that reversal procedure is a much bigger surgery with no guarantees. We typically recommend if you’re going to seek out a vasectomy reversal that you find a fellowship trained infertility specialist who specializes in a microsurgical repair because those tubes that we’re working on are really small. And to get them reconnected appropriately, you want to go to the right guy who does a lot of them.Can a Vasectomy Be Reversed?
So the recovery after a vasectomy again varies from man to man. <strong>I tell most men for a minimum of three days, I would like you to take it easy.</strong> When in doubt I want you on the couch watching your favorite TV show, hanging out with the kids. You can go out to dinner with your partner. By no means are you bedbound, but when in doubt, I want you sitting down and relaxing.How Long is the Recovery from a Vasectomy?
There’s a lot of other myths about vasectomies, including an association with prostate cancer. And if you look at the studies, they find a correlation, <em>not</em> a causation. So let me just briefly explain that.Does a Vasectomy Cause Prostate Cancer?
So the recovery after the vasectomy varies from man to man. I will say this as a solo practitioner here in Nashville doing up to a hundred vasectomies a month. I rarely get phone calls for men about pain after the vasectomy. And we all know us men aren’t great with pain. So needless to say, if our patients were really struggling, they would be calling us.Is the Recovery From a Vasectomy Painful?
Make this as convenient as possible for our patients, we do offer same day vasectomy, consultations and procedures. Hopefully, after watching this video, you’ll have most of your questions answered, but it’s really important that we meet you. I know I would want to meet the guy who’s gonna be working on me down there ahead of time and shake his hand before he starts working down there.Same Day Vasectomy Consult and Procedure
So since nothing changes after a vasectomy, because all we’re doing is stopping microscopic sperm from entering fluid, it’s exceedingly important that we do what’s called a sperm check or a post vasectomy semen analysis to make sure that you are shooting blanks or there’s no more swimmers in the pool. The way that you’re going to do that is starting one week after the vasectomy, you can begin to be sexually active again, whether that be through masturbation or sexual activity with a partner.How Do You Ensure the Vasectomy Was Successful?
Dr. Pazona: So we make it really convenient for our patients. We have partnered with an online company called Fellow. And Fellow is the highest quality at home sperm testing kit on the market. So at our office, you are able to purchase your sperm kit for $125 and this way you bring everything you need home and don’t have to leave your sample at a doctor’s office or figure out what to do with it. It comes with all the instructions and the collection.How Long Until I’m Sterile After My Vasectomy?
Dr. Pazona: <strong>There’s not a minimum age for vasectomy beyond being a consenting adult or over the age of 18.</strong> Now that being said, there are some caveats.Is There a Minimum Age for a Vasectomy?
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