What Is InterStim?

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What Is InterStim? InterStim is an implanted device that helps to resolve symptoms associated with an overactive bladder. How Does InterStim Work? InterStim consists of a very small unit with attached wires. The device is implanted into the lower back near the sacrum where the sacral nerves are located. These nerves are responsible for controlling […]

Treating Prostate Cancer

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Blue Ridge Urological Associates offers unparalleled expertise and experience in the treatment of prostate cancer. Our team of urologists have performed well over 10,000 prostatectomies over the last few decades. When one of our patients living in the Staunton area is diagnosed with prostate cancer, he can rest easy knowing that he is in the […]

Healthy Lifestyles Influence Bladder Health

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Healthy choices can lead to a lifetime of good health, but poor choices can lead to a rough road ahead in the aging process. But, don’t lose hope! Even starting to make healthier lifestyle choices later in life can help reduce risks of developing disease or reduce symptoms of existing conditions. Here are some helpful […]

What is PSA Testing?

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What is PSA? Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) is a protein that is naturally produced by the prostate gland. The prostate gland slowly grows over a male’s lifetime. As the prostate gland grows, it may increase the production of PSA. What Is a Normal Level? Dr. Stisser explains, “there is still much that is unknown about PSA, […]

BPH and Prostate Health

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BPH and Your Urinary Health Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is the enlargement of the prostate gland. This condition is also known as prostatic hypertrophy. BPH occurs when the prostate gland, which sits at the exit of the bladder and surrounds part of the urethra, grows so large that it begins to put pressure on the […]

 
 
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