Simple Steps to Take Better Care of Your Urologic Health

Your Urologic Health is Important

Taking the right steps to help boost and keep on eye on your urological health is key, because diagnosing urologic health isn’t as simple as stepping on a scale.There can be problems that only a doctor can diagnosis, which means anything you can do is a big help.

Why Should You Worry About Your Urologic Health

Your urinary tract system is your body’s way of getting rid of excess liquid waste. The kidneys filter your blood, remove everything your body won’t use, and sends it through ureters and into the bladder. When your bladder gets full, your urethra guides urine out of your body. More often than not, this process happens smoothly. Your organs work around the clock so you don’t have to put much thought into it.

Unfortunately, our bodies aren’t immune to problems. Sometimes, things go wrong and when that happens, you will need to see a urologist. In this article, we’ll explore the importance of having a urologist and seeing them regularly.

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9 Healthy Tips for Urologic Health


Aim for a rainbow of fruits and vegetables on your plate. Examples include blueberries, carrots, yellow peppers, asparagus, strawberries, eggplant, collard greens, and cauliflower.


Learn to read nutrition labels. This will help you be mindful of the sugar, sodium and calorie content of your favorite foods. Pay extra attention to the serving size and how many servings are in a package.


Organize your food pantry so healthier foods like nuts, seeds and whole grains are in the front. You’ll be able to reach them easier.


Get rid of foods with refined carbohydrates and added sugars like cookies and candy.


Bladder-friendly foods include bananas, nuts, eggs, green beans and whole grains.


If you have a sensitive bladder, stay away from artificial sweeteners, spicy foods, coffee, citrus fruits and alcohol.


Drink enough water. This is a good way to lower your chance of forming kidney stones. Aim for about 3 quarts of water a day or about ten 10-ounce glasses. Frozen grapes, orange peels and cucumbers can add flavor to your water without adding many calories.


Get familiar with the “Dirty Dozen.” These are fruits and vegetables with the highest pesticide residue. When possible, it’s best to buy these foods organic.


Try frozen fruits and vegetables. Their nutritional content is similar to fresh foods. In fact, frozen foods often have a higher nutritional content than fresh foods. That’s because they’re picked at peak ripeness and frozen within hours of picking.

Signs You Should Visit Your Urologist

A urologist might treat bladder problems, urinary tract infections (UTIs), bladder and kidney cancer, kidney blockage, and kidney stones.

Men might also see them for:

  • Erectile dysfunction (ED)
  • Enlarged prostate gland
  • Prostate cancer
  • Testicular cancer

Women might also see a urologist for

  • Problems holding your pee after pregnancy
  • Pelvic organ prolapse (when an organ like the uterus or bladder starts to drop or press into or out of the vagina)

Children might need to see a urologist if they have an abnormal urinary tract problem like bedwetting.

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