A Celebration of the Life of a Great Man!

A Celebration of the Life of a Great Man!

I never announce when a patient of mine expires. But this is different. For me, if they die, or when they die, it's unpleasant. I treat my patients like family. Mr. Robert (Bob) Ryland peacefully passed away at 100 years old on August 3, 2020. While I still feel the…

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COVID-19: Let’s do Better

COVID-19: Let’s do Better

Shifting perspective from fear and anxiety to health and optimism is key to surviving and even thriving during this COVID pandemic.  COVID-19 has exposed our dysfunctions – dysfunction within ourselves, our relationships, our business, and our government. What brings on fear and anxiety is mostly the uncertainty of what can…

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It’s OK to be Vulenarable When Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer

It’s OK to be Vulenarable When Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer

Today, I had a telehealth consult with a 61-year-old gentleman with prostate cancer. He has a moderate disease with a PSA of 32.0. This grown man began to cry in the middle of our discussion. I mean sob! The reason he cried, he said, is because he had the best…

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What Prostate Biopsy is Best?

What Prostate Biopsy is Best?

Overview of Prostate Biopsies While there are better methods nowadays to learn if a patient has prostate cancer, the gold-standard way to find malignancies in the gland is only through a prostate biopsy. Some reason's why men want to avoid a prostate biopsy include; the procedure is uncomfortable and even…

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10 Things To Know Before Getting A Prostate Biopsy

10 Things To Know Before Getting A Prostate Biopsy

So, your PSA is high and now you need a prostate biopsy. The thought of having a prod up your rectum with needles going through it makes you cringe.  Yep, no man ever wakes up in the morning excited about this procedure. Here I share with you 10 things I…

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Figure Out Your Teenage Daughter’s Story & Fix it

Figure Out Your Teenage Daughter’s Story & Fix it

It’s Father’s Day!  At this time of the year, I think about my performance as a dad, and, rather than writing about prostate problems, or more recently, COVID-19, or other health matters, I write about my thoughts on fathering. I believe that my job as a father is the most…

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Vitamin D – Important for COVID-19, Plus Concerns About Toxicity

Vitamin D – Important for COVID-19, Plus Concerns About Toxicity

Vitamin D gets a lot of publicity. It has for a while, not only during these COVID times. Still, in our society, we tend to build things up to then knock it down.  In a recent article in the New York Post, consuming vitamin D to prevent or co-manage COVID-19 infections was…

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How COVID-19 affect Men with Prostate Cancer

How COVID-19 affect Men with Prostate Cancer

As time goes on, COVID-19 and its associated strains will continue to be in our consciousness  That is part of our new way of life. As a urology and male health care practitioner, I’m focused on figuring out how my prostate cancer patients are particularly vulnerable to this COVID and…

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[VIDEO] Strength training with Scott

For the last three years, my good friend and neighbor, Scott and I practice strength training and talk about different things; politics, business, health raising kids (he has 5 kids YIKES!), etc. Scott is also good at taking videos and editing them. Lately, for fun, he’s been videotaping some of…

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Meditation, Stress & the Prostate

Meditation, Stress & the Prostate

What is the connection between stress, meditation, and prostate / urinary health? My research and clinical experience in urology have taught me one thing, not all urinary related urinary problems in men, despite age, are related to the prostate. I think physicians who automatically treat male urinary problems with prostate…

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