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New Procedure Looks Promising for Men With Enlarged Prostates

A minimally invasive procedure designed to shrink prostate tissue with a series of nine-second blasts of steam offers men a new treatment for urinary symptoms commonly associated with enlarged prostates.  Read more…

men's health, prostate

Identifying the Symptoms and Treatments for an Overactive Bladder (OAB)

Overactive bladder (OAB) is a very common problem that affects both men and women. Rather than considering it a disease, we consider it a symptom complex. People with OAB have frequent urination, urgency—which is a […]

How to Check for Testicular Cancer in Three Easy Steps

Did you know that April is National Testicular Cancer Awareness Month?  While testicular cancer might be an uncomfortable subject for people to talk about, it is important to be aware.  Early detection can prevent the […]

cancer

I can’t believe this is happening to me! The ABC’s of Erectile Dysfunction

“Doc, I can’t get it up.” “Dr. Christine, my penis doesn’t work anymore.” “I have ED and it’s killing my marriage.” No matter how a man tells me he has Erectile Dysfunction (ED), he is […]

Dr. Brian Christine, erectile dysfunction, sexual health, treatment for ED

Dr. DeGuenther discusses investing in the patient

For Clete Walker (CEO of Virtuo Health), the idea to bring together physicians focused on elevating treatment of prostate cancer is personal. Years ago, when Walker’s father faced the disease, Walker was shocked to find […]

Dr. Massie stops by Fox 6 to discuss MonaLisa Touch

Our very own Dr. Massie was on WBRC Fox 6 News, to answer a few questions about MonaLisa Touch, the latest treatment for women suffering from vaginal atrophy.  For more information on MonaLisa Touch, visit […]

health, sexual, sexual health, vaginal atrophy, women, women's health

Dr. Duggan visits Protective Life

In recognition of June being Men’s Health Month, Protective Life Insurance Company hosted a Men’s Health Fair for their employees. Dr. Mell Duggan was invited to participate in the health fair and answered questions the […]

HIFU, kidney stones, prostate, prostate cancer, prostate cancer treatment, stone disease

7 Steps to a Healthier you!

The team members at Urology Centers of Alabama care about your health and wellness. And with June being Men’s Health month we wanted to share some tips to keep you healthy.   -Stay active, even […]

50% of Bladder Cancer Victims are Smokers

It’s known that smoking can lead to diseases, such as lung cancer. Now, more and more discoveries are linking smoking with bladder cancer. According to the National Institutes for Health, smoking is an important risk […]

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