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Botox® for Better Bladder Control Jan 1st, 2021

When you think about Botox® , you probably think about wrinkle control — but we think about bladder control.  Here at Comprehensive Urology in Los Angeles, California, our team of expert urologists uses Botox to treat urinary incontinence for both women and men. Here’s what you need to know. How...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Dec 22nd, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

Understanding Vaginal Atrophy Dec 1st, 2020

The transition through menopause can be a bumpy road as your body readjusts to your non-reproductive stage. Unfortunately, menopause goes far beyond the simple shutting down of your ovaries and casts a wide net over your health, including your vaginal health.  At our practice, our team specializes in reproductive health,...

Suffering From Erectile Dysfunction? Learn About Our Solutions Nov 1st, 2020

Around age 40, about 5% of men experience erectile dysfunction (ED), or a chronic inability to achieve or maintain erections. After age 40, this number gradually increases. While it can be easy to dismiss symptoms as a normal part of aging, there’s nothing “normal” about true ED. Thankfully, there are...

You Don't Have to Live with Urinary Incontinence Oct 1st, 2020

The inability to stop urine from leaking is called incontinence, and it’s a common condition affecting millions of people worldwide — especially women. Studies show that compared with the 3%-11% of men who report uncontrolled urination, 30%-60% of women suffer from some form of incontinence, and the problem tends to...

5 Ways to Prevent Kidney Stones Sep 8th, 2020

You don’t want to be among the one in 10 Americans who develop a kidney stone in their lifetime. Kidney stones are hard deposits of minerals that can cause excruciating pain as they travel through your urinary system and out of your body. If you’ve already had a kidney stone,...

Having Difficulty Urinating? You May Have BPH Aug 24th, 2020

As men age, they can develop difficulty urinating, either going frequently, having a weak urine stream, or leaking urine between trips to the restroom. This is a common symptom of an enlarged prostate gland, called benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). This condition is noncancerous, affecting about 50% of men over 75....

Myths and Facts about Erectile Dysfunction Jul 27th, 2020

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is not exactly something you casually discuss with friends and neighbors. But this problem, which causes an inability for men to achieve or maintain an erection, is not something you should ignore, and it’s more common than you probably think. About 5% of men who are age...