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Urologist dr. David Samadi in the operating room

What does a urologist actually do?

What is a urologist? Most men and women are faced along their lives with issues concerning their kidneys, bladders, ureters, urethra, adrenal glands, or, in other words, with their urinary system. For most of these troubles, a visit to the urologist is the best way to find a solution. Urology specialists are trained in issues… Read more

How to get your husband to go to the doctor

It is a known fact that women are the primary health care decision makers in their households. According to a study conducted by the U.S. Department of Labor, women make about 80% of the decisions in a family. While it’s fairly easy to convince your children to take their medication or let you take them… Read more

prostate cancer diagnosis

When your partner is diagnosed with prostate cancer

A prostate cancer diagnosis may frighten not only the patient but also his life mate. If your husband has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, you may wonder how aggressive is this disease, what are the available treatments, what changes will it produce in your family life and how can you support your spouse through this… Read more

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Recently diagnosed with prostate cancer – 10 important questions you should ask your doctor

A prostate cancer diagnosis may come unexpectedly. Considering that prostate cancer develops slowly and without causing severe symptoms, you might have been taken by surprise when diagnosed with cancer. Generally, people are not able to organize their thoughts under stressful conditions. Probably there were many times when you found yourself emotionally distressed and could not… Read more

Fighting depression

How to fight depression when diagnosed with prostate cancer

Being diagnosed with prostate cancer can make you feel panic-struck and terrified. When you have been presented the results of your tests, exams, and biopsies, you probably did not even consider having cancer. That is why you and your family may be confronted with negative thoughts and even depression. There are, probably, many questions coming… Read more