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20

May 2018

7 Health Tips Just For Women

By: Arkansas Urology

Women and men are so very different. What is a health risk to one, might not be one to another and vice versa. Arkansas Urology takes pride in educating women on the various health issues that affect women. We want to partner with you as you take on the challenge of living healthier lives. That being said, here are seven simple health tips just for women:

 

1.Quit Stressing
Stress can have such a negative effect on your body and mind. Since stress can often manifest itself as a physical illness, you should assess stress factors in your life and take measures to reduce them. Taking time to let go can do wonders for your mental health, too. Go for a run, read a book, or meditate to alleviate your stress. You’ll be surprised how at ease you will feel when you let things go and let the stress go with it.

2. Stop Trying Quick Fixes
We all have fallen for the new craze of quick dieting fixes that just never seem to work. They often seem too good to be true yet we try them anyway and then get stressed because they didn’t live up to our expectations, which is not a healthy cycle (see #1 - quit stressing!). Realistically, all we need is a basic diet of fruits and veggies. It’s 80% what you eat and 20% exercise. Take some time to meal prep before your week gets started and get back to basics.

3. Move
Heart disease is the number one killer among women. Getting enough exercise is crucial to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. It doesn’t have to be a strenuous activity, but just getting up and walking around the block in your neighborhood can help. Try a workout class with your friends to make it fun! Keep moving and stay active. Exercise and eating right are basic foundations of a healthy lifestyle.

4. Maintain a Healthy Sex Life
This counts as exercise! There are several benefits to getting the rush of endorphins and hormones that can be released as you take part. Better sleep, a stronger immune system, and even a younger looking appearance are all benefits. This can also help to reduce your stress as well.

5. Don’t Wait to Talk to Your Doctor . . . About Anything
If you are noticing things with your body that just aren’t right, talk to your doctor. Listen to what your body is telling you! You are the best advocate for your health and you have to take care of it. We have an expert team of doctors ready to answer all of your questions and help you with any women’s or pelvic health issues you may be experiencing. Don’t wait! It’s better to ask and learn sooner, rather than later.

6.Get Enough Sleep
It's been said that women often need more sleep than men. Not getting enough sleep can lead to multiple health problems. Feeling restful can help your day feel more productive as well. Try powering off your cell phone 30 minutes to an hour before you go to bed. The light from your screen makes it difficult to fall asleep, and this will help to turn your brain off. Start by reading a book or meditating on a few breathing exercises to slowly relax before you fall asleep. It makes a huge difference.

7. Put Yourself First
Putting yourself before others can seem selfish at first glance. But, in reality, how well can you serve others if you yourself aren’t taken care of? In order to offer your best to those around you, set aside some time to relax or do something for yourself. Feeling guilty is not allowed!

We hope these tips help you better your health throughout the year. Don’t get overwhelmed trying to meet all of these goals. Pick one and stick to it, then once you feel like you have made it a habit, try to be consistent in another area. The more conscious you are of taking care of your health, the more that will be reflected in your decisions. If you have questions about your health, Arkansas Urology is here to answer them and provide you with education and information to assist you in making the best choices when it comes to your health.

 

 

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7

May 2018

Why Women Need a Urologist and a Gynecologist

By: Arkansas Urology

Urologists and gynecologists are two different specialties of medicine that do have some overlap but in reality are very different. A key difference is that while gynecologists treat only women, a urologist would treat both men and women, and occasionally children. While certain illnesses could require a trip to the urologist, there are actually many reasons a healthy women might schedule an appointment outside of a regular gynecologist visit.

In both men and women, the sex organs and urinary tract are connected or closely located in the same area of the body, which means a gynecologist would treat many similar ailments that a urologist might for women. However, as specialists, urologists are trained in other treatment techniques and fields of study such as surgery, disorders of the liver and kidneys, and may also have greater insight when it comes to issues of infertility in couples due to their greater understanding of both male and female fertility.

For healthy women, urologists can be a fantastic resource for preventing common health problems that arise in women through different stages of life. In fact, many urologists will have specialized experience with life stages such as pregnancy, post childbirth and menopause, and can even help you prevent things like incontinence, pelvic pain and urinary tract infections before they set in.

If you’ve visited a gynecologist before for incontinence, pelvic pain or sexual discomfort, but found that your symptoms returned or your condition became chronic, now is the time to seek out the consultation of a urologist. Their breadth of knowledge of both the human reproductive system and the waste removal system works means that they can help you reach a diagnosis sooner. Their training in targeted treatment techniques means you can get back to life as normal in no time.

To speak with a representative about your questions, or to schedule an appointment with one of our providers, call us at 877-321-8452 or contact us online here. Don’t let your quality of life be diminished by uncomfortable symptoms. At Arkansas Urology, we’re here to help you make the most of your health through every stage of life.

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April 2018

Spring Into Health

By: Arkansas Urology

Everyone could benefit from making some simple changes to their diet to improve their health. Your urological health is especially sensitive to the foods you eat. This means diet changes improve an already healthy system, as well as ease common urological disorder symptoms, very quickly! When looking at simple changes you can make, there are a few “rules of thumb,” to keep in mind. 

1. Avoid Acidity

Most people with disorders of the bladder will already know acidic foods like tomatoes and citrus can be irritating to the bladder lining. What you probably didn’t know is that everyone is affected by this acidity to some degree. Avoid loading up on lots of acidic foods in one sitting, especially when you aren’t drinking enough water, to avoid concentrating this acidity in the urinary system for prolonged amounts of time.

2. Be Wary of Spice

Spicy foods can react very similarly to acidic foods in the body. You will have to determine for yourself just how spicy you can go before you notice irritation, but a good guideline is to keep especially spicy meals limited to once per day or even once per week. You might consider limiting spice all together if you experience episodes of irritation consistently.

3. Prioritize Hydration

The best way to protect your entire urological system is to keep your body as hydrated as possible. Determine how much water you really need by taking your body weight in pounds, dividing that number by two, and then divide that number by 8. This will be the number of cups of water your body requires to stay optimally hydrated. If you are active, you should add an extra glass of water for every 30 minutes of exercise.

4.Monitor Caffeine

Caffeine intake should also be included in the discussion of hydration because caffeine is a natural diuretic. This means that caffeine causes your body to naturally flush itself of water, and can be irritating to the bladder if consumed in large quantities without replenishing your water supply. Remember to supplement your water intake by one additional glass for every cup of coffee consumed.

These are the basics of dietary concerns for those with urological conditions, and they are also excellent starting points for improving your diet with urological health in mind. Take a few moments to consider this list and “spring clean,” your dietary choices next time you order out, grocery shop, or meal plan and see what a difference it makes on your overall health! To ask questions about your personal dietary concerns, or to schedule an appointment with a provider, contact us online or give us a call at 877-321-8452 for more information.

 

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2

April 2018

When to See A Urologist

By: Arkansas Urology

Taking your health seriously is one of the most important things you can do to protect and prolong a happy life. When it comes to your urological health, it’s important to understand that any symptom could be a serious symptom, and most of them should be addressed right away.

A urologist is a doctor who specializes in the treatment of disorders of the urinary system. This means any time you experience pain or “burning,” in an area like the lower abdomen, the lower back or when urinating, you might need to see a urologist. Likewise, noticing a painful area or even a lump could be a sign of certain types of urological cancer. If you’re a man over 40, you should already be seeing your urologist annually for prostate cancer screenings.

Another good rule of thumb is to always be aware of what “normal” urine looks like for you. While shade may vary from person to person, urine that is consistently dark may be a sign of dehydration. Bloody, very dark, black, cloudy, or foul-smelling urine are all signs you should see your urologist immediately, as they could be a sign of serious infection.

If in doubt, it is always better to be safe than sorry when it comes to your health. Most urological conditions, when caught early, are highly treatable with minimal downtime. Your urologist is also trained to help you modify your lifestyle for optimal health no matter what condition you may have, maximizing your quality of life and minimizing recurring symptoms.

If you’ve experienced any of the symptoms discussed in this article, or if you’d like to learn more about how a urologist can help you improve your lifestyle and manage your condition, we’d love to discuss options with you. Give us a call at 877-321-8452 to speak with a provider today.

 

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Teach. Test. Treat. The Swings for Screens Foundation provides free patient education and health screenings men. We want to be at your next event.

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Kickoff to Men's Health

Arkansas Urology and Epoch Men’s Health observe National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month each September by offering men a free and complete health screening.

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