Women’s Perspectives and Behavior on Bladder Control Problems – Are you ‘Coping’ with Symptoms?

Bladder control problems are one of the most common health concerns for women. More than 50 million American women experience one or more bladder control symptoms like frequency, urgency, stress or urge urinary incontinence and nocturia (nighttime urination), yet they often are too embarrassed to inquire about treatment or are unaware of possible bladder control […]

City of Hope Orange County and Newport Beach Businesses Share Hope for a Cancer-Free OC

City of Hope Orange County rallied community leaders to raise their voices during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Elected officials, business leaders across the automotive, hospitality and other industries, cancer survivors, and more participated in a city-wide compilation of videos with a unifying theme everyone can agree upon – imagining a cancer-free Orange County and a […]

SEPTEMBER IS PROSTATE CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

FOUR FACTS TO PREVENT ADVANCED PROSTATE CANCER This month is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. As always, I remind men that it is time to schedule their annual prostate cancer screening exam. Please keep reading to learn why it is important to detect prostate cancer early and why it is a myth that prostate cancer is […]

Is Your Family Complete? His and Her Options…Which is Best?

There are two general classes of birth control: reversible and permanent. The principal permanent birth control method for women is called tubal ligation or a “tubal.” Permanent birth control for men is called a vasectomy. For many couples, the discussion on which partner will get “fixed” primarily revolves around the woman undergoing a tubal ligation. […]

Expanding Your Practice at Spa Montage

I giggled my way through my first yoga class. I took one in college, alongside two of my girlfriends, and we just couldn’t keep a straight face, as the instructor talked us through our poses in one of the phoniest, most nasally voices we’d ever heard. (We’d all heard him talking on the phone before […]

Kristy Fleming, MD, FAAD. Women’s Intimate Health and Wellness is Important

The medical device and pharmaceutical industries have made tremendous advances in male sexual health, finally, there is a breakthrough in female sexual health! Childbirth and the natural aging process can cause changes which may affect feminine wellness. To address these issues, Dr. Fleming and her team now offer vaginal rejuvenation via a non-surgical, non-invasive in-office […]

Alliance Eldercare. Senior Placement Service

Committed to Helping You Make Educated Choices for Your Loved One’s Care My grandmother and I used to joke with each other about the subtle difference in meaning between the words ‘subscribe’ and ‘ascribe’ (now that I’m thinking about it, that joke doesn’t seem like a joke at all – at least not in the […]

HIGH FAT DIET AND PROSTATE CANCER

A recently released article on a study suggesting that a high-fat diet may fuel spread of prostate cancer is another important clinical step in our understanding the causes of prostate cancer. The study published in Nature Genetic, “An aberrant SREBP-dependent lipogenic program promotes metastatic prostate cancer,” published online on January 15, 2018, suggests that dietary […]

The Case Against Active Surveillance or Watchful Waiting For Prostate Cancer

I write this article with two very interesting perspectives and viewpoints. Firstly, I am a urologist. I treat a lot of prostate cancer. In fact, I have one of the largest prostate cancer practices in the United States. I regularly see patients from all over our state, from other states and from countries throughout the […]

Addressing Depression – Naturally

Depression does not discriminate based on your social standing, how much money you have in your bank account, your accomplishments. Even if there’s nothing but happy moments around you, why then do you still feel depressed? Research has found that the brain out of balance and lack of harmony between the lobes could possibly lead […]