Tagged Posts: "Men's Health" (20)

The One Where the Hernia Pops Out

Joey famously got a hernia on the hit sitcom “Friends,” but a real-life hernia is no laughing matter. Surgeon Dr. Mo Gerdvisheh explains the mechanics behind all that pain, and why that annual “turn your head and cough” test is so important. Read More

Posted January 02, 2024 | With Mo Gerdvisheh, MD, The Christ Hospital Physicians - General Surgery
Free ezCare Concierge Service Simplifies Healthcare

Finding great healthcare doesn’t have to be a hassle. Q102’s Jennifer Fritsch learned how the free ezCare Concierge Service can streamline finding the right providers, verifying insurance, and more! Read More

Posted December 18, 2023 | By Jennifer Fritsch, Q102 radio personality; and Janet Ferguson, RN, The Christ Hospital ezCare Concierge
Prostate Cancer: What Men (and Their Loved Ones) Need to Know

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men after skin cancer. Hear from our experts on a range of issues from screening, treatment, and the benefits of a second opinion. Read More

Posted October 13, 2023 | By Healthspirations Staff
Kegel Exercises: Are You Doing Them Correctly?

You might have heard about keeping up on Kegel exercises – but should you be adding them to your workout routine? Learn who could benefit from Kegels and how to know if you’re doing them correctly. Read More

Posted September 14, 2023 | With Hannah Hong, MD; Anne Stachowicz, MD; and Lauren Hill, OT
September Is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Spotting cancer early saves lives. During Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, our team wants to remind men about the importance of screening and ways for men to lower their prostate cancer risk. Read More

Posted September 01, 2023
Prostate Cancer: Why Aggressive Treatment Isn't Always the Best Option

In some cases, rushing into surgery and radiation for prostate cancer isn't the best option and some men and their doctors are opting instead for Active Surveillance, with years of successful monitoring. Read More

Posted September 01, 2023 | With Anish Shah, MD, a physician with The Christ Hospital Physicians - Urology
Low Testosterone: What Men Should Know About Their Levels and Their Health

Some of the symptoms and problems caused by low testosterone may surprise you. And the leading "boosters" may not do what you think. Family medicine specialist Dr. Bryan Grove explains why men should talk to their doctor. Read More

Posted June 06, 2023 | With Bryan Grove, MD, The Christ Hospital Physicians - Primary Care
A Smartwatch Saved His Life

When William Fryer took a bad fall, his Apple Watch sent an SOS to paramedics. A trip to The Christ Hospital Emergency Room revealed a menace lurking in his lungs, and the data from his watch played a key role in how to treat it. Read More

Posted May 05, 2023 | By Healthspirations Staff
Bone-Fortifying Foods to Consider During Prostate Cancer Treatment

Some prostate cancer treatments carry a risk for developing osteoporosis and brittle bones. Learn how adding a nutritionist to your care team can fortify those bones with a food-based approach. Read More

Posted September 22, 2022 | By Laura Loch, RDN, LD, The Christ Hospital Cancer Center
My Doctor Recommended Prostate Surgery. What Are My Options?

Prostate surgery is now mostly done through a minimally invasive approach with better outcomes and lower risks of side effects. Urology specialist Dr. Justin Cox answers questions about newer techniques and their advantages over open surgery. Read More

Posted September 02, 2022 | By Justin Cox, MD, The Christ Hospital Physicians - Urology
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