Kidney Stones Common During the Holidays: How to Avoid Them

Kidney stones are extremely common during the holiday season. The reason that this problem is so common during the holiday season is because people usually eat a lot of animal protein. Animal protein gets converted to acid before it is … Continue reading

Iced Tea and Oxalate: Does Tea Cause Kidney Stones?

By now you might have already heard of the newly discovered link between iced tea and kidney stones, but how exactly does this relationship work, and what other factors influence it? Recent articles have been sounding the alarm on iced … Continue reading

Why You Should Think Twice About Taking Birth Control

If You Have Migraines Sure, we have all seen and read the commercials on the repercussions of taking birth control.  We increase our risk for heart attack, stroke, blood clots and more.  Still, we decide to take the pill.  What you may not know is … Continue reading

The History of a Vasectomy

The vasectomy is a medical procedure that has been around since the 1800′s.  Yet, the female equivalent (tubal ligation) consistently outranks the vasectomy in terms of the number of procedures performed, despite its lower cost, reversibility, faster recovery time and … Continue reading

The Truth About Erectile Dysfunction and Urology Las Vegas

Erectile dysfunction may be one of the most frightening ailments a man can face. By its very nature, ED can shatter a man’s self-esteem, self-confidence, and self image, even his very sense of “being a man.” Many men don’t know … Continue reading

The History of Birth Control

One of the first known methods of contraception was discovered in Egypt and Mesopotamia, when it was noted that acacia gum has spermicidal properties. Interestingly, acacia gum is still used in many contraceptives today. Several plants, including Silphium, were found … Continue reading

When should I see a urologist?

There are a lot of good reasons to see a urologist, and many situations in which a urologist can help a man. Sadly, a lot of men are determined to prove how “manly” they are by ignoring key symptoms that … Continue reading

Do urologists treat erectile dysfunction?

Erectile dysfunction, or ED, is probably one of the most worrisome and stressful things any man can experience. Your sense of virility, of attractiveness, of health, and even your very sense of being male can all be affected, and that … Continue reading