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Category: Men’s Health

inflamed yellow prostate

September 5, 2018 By Tom Sowders

Prostatitis: Podcast Episode 8

Did you know that half of all men will experience prostatitis at some point in their lives? Prostatitis is a painful condition involving inflammation and in rarer cases infection of the groin, including the prostate, penis, testicles, perineum and/or rectum. Not only is it terribly uncomfortable; it can be a little scary. We asked UNC…

Health, Men's Health, Prostate, Urology

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July 20, 2018 By Tom Sowders

Why Men Should Do Yoga: Podcast Episode 5

A lot of men have misconceptions about yoga, according to REX Wellness Instructor and Registered Yoga Teacher Gwen Saint Romain. One misconception is that yoga is always calm, slow, peaceful and easy. In fact, some yoga classes can provide very intense workouts that leave you dripping with sweat. There are tons of health benefits associated…

Fitness, Health, Men's Health

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bag of frozen peas with your no-scapel vasectomy written on label

June 14, 2018 By Tom Sowders

The No-Scalpel Vasectomy: Podcast Episode 3

Matt Coward, MD, urologist and assistant professor in the UNC School of Medicine doesn’t use a scalpel–or any needles–when he performs vasectomies. For couples and individual men who don’t want kids (or any more kids), the no-needle, no-scalpel vasectomy is a popular option. But why? How effective is this seemingly simple procedure? How permanent is…

Fertility, Men's Health, Surgery

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Sad man looking out a window

May 14, 2018

Scar Tissue Can Lead to Painful Erections

Repeated trauma from sex and physical activity can cause Peyronie’s disease.

Men's Health, Urology

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mid-shot of man wearing jeans and a tee-shirt

April 24, 2018

A Urologist Answers Questions About the No-Needle, No-Scalpel Vasec...

This permanent birth control option is a popular one for men who are done having children—including the urologist who performs them.

Men's Health, Urology

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Man sitting on edge of bed looking sad while female partner is in the background

April 18, 2018

Don’t Ignore Erectile Dysfunction

It’s not just bad for your sex life. It can signal life-threatening conditions.

Men's Health, Urology

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