Monthly Archives: August 2014

It’s Hot Out There! How to Stay Hydrated In Spite of Your BPH

August 22, 2014

During summer it is common to drink a lot of water to stay hydrated. I live in South Texas so the heat gets above 95 in July and usually stays there for the next two months. When you suffer from prostate issues you may want to try to avoid water so you can, in turn, avoid bathroom breaks. That is a mistake because your body needs the water to stay hydrated and cool down. Further, you may not realize that … Continue reading

Watchful Waiting…A Cop-Out?

August 9, 2014

Some patients visit their urologist after experiencing the symptoms of BPH for  the first time only to be told that they should simply wait and see if the symptoms progress. Some may feel that waiting for symptoms to worsen is unacceptable, but in truth it is the most conservative of therapies and it is a legitimate treatment option.