The Chesapeake Urology Blog

Women: Urology is Not Just for Men

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Thursday, May 12, 2016

When you think of the practice of urology, do you think of women’s health? If not, you should. Many women associate the practice of urology with men's health and often do not realize why choosing a female urology specialist for pelvic health and female urologic conditions is so important.

April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

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Friday, April 15, 2016

Unlike other cancers affecting men, testicular cancer is considered a young man’s disease, affecting adolescents and men between the ages of 15 to 35 years. Approximately 8,000 men are diagnosed with testicular cancer each year in the United States and about 350 men die from the disease.

Are You at Risk for Kidney Stones?

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Thursday, March 17, 2016

If you are at risk for developing kidney stones or have had kidney stones in the past, Chesapeake Urology specialists have important tips for preventing kidney stone disease and living a stone free life.

Erectile Dysfunction - A Warning Sign of Cardiovascular Disease?

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Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Erectile dysfunction (ED) may be a warning sign of cardiovascular disease. Urologists at Chesapeake Urology want men to know that ED can be more than just a sexual issue – it could be an early indicator of heart disease.

The Answers To Your Most Pressing Questions About OAB

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Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Many women living with the symptoms of overactive bladder (OAB) are often embarrassed to talk to their doctor about the condition, and some women don’t know where to turn to for help. Chesapeake Urology's Dr. Lisa Hawes answers some of women's most pressing questions about OAB.

“GIGGLE INCONTINENCE” IS NO LAUGHING MATTER FOR KIDS

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Sunday, February 28, 2016

Just as in adults, children can experience urinary incontinence and pelvic floor dysfunction, yet the condition is often under-diagnosed or not readily recognized. In some kids, a single laugh can cause urinary leakage and great anxiety.

Steps to Take Now to Prevent Bladder Cancer Later

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Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Chesapeake Urology provide important tips for helping prevent bladder cancer that everyone should take now, to avoid potential problems later.