Kidney Stone Basics: Causes and Treatment Options

Although kidney stones are rarely life threatening, they might not feel like it. In fact, they can be extremely painful. Here is some basic information about this condition, along with possible treatment options. What Are Kidney Stones? Kidney stones are small deposits that form on the insides of the kidneys when urine becomes too concentrated, […]

The Tough Subject of Male Infertility: How a Urologist Can Help

Male infertility is a factor in approximately one-half of cases where couples cannot conceive. This condition can be a sensitive issue for men, but treatment is available. Symptoms of Male Infertility The most common symptom of male infertility is the inability to conceive a child after six to twelve months of unprotected intercourse. However, depending […]

3 Tips for Potty Training a Child with Urinary Incontinence

For most parents, potty training is a dreaded chore. Depending on the child, potty training may take a few days or even a few months, and it is almost always characterized by lots of long trips to the bathroom. However, when your child suffers from urinary incontinence, the task can seem even more overwhelming. What […]

Diet and Diagnoses: How Does the Food You Eat Affect Your Risk for Prostate Cancer?

There are expected to be about 230,000 new cases of prostate cancer diagnosed this year in the United States, and it seems like there are almost as many suggestions out there on how to prevent the disease. It’s hard to sift through all the information about the latest foods, fads, and supplements touted to have an impact on prostate […]

Report: Mediterranean Diet a Plus for Kidney Disease Risk

The Mediterranean diet has long been credited with reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease, cancer, and diabetes, and it’s now being tied to a substantially lower risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD). CKD affects about 20 million people in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Risk of the disease increases with […]

Tips for Getting Your Overactive Bladder Under Control

Overactive bladder (OAB), also known as urge incontinence, can create awkward and uncomfortable moments. The condition occurs when the bladder spasms and contracts, and the urge to urinate can hit you when you least want or expect it. It can cause anxiety, discomfort, not to mention inconvenience. OAB can be aggravated by diet, pregnancy, being […]

Dr. Barry Zisholtz Appears on WSB’s Weekly Check-Up

Georgia Urology’s Dr. Barry Zisholtz joined host Dr. Bruce Feinberg to discuss overactive bladder, kidney stones and urethral reconstruction on the May 10 episode of WSB Radio’s weekly health program. Listen to a recording of the show.