Is prostate Aquablation therapy right for treating your BPH?

Father, who underwent prostate aquablation therapy, takes a selfie with his family

Many men suffering from the impact of an enlarged prostate have improved their quality of life with prostate Aquablation therapy. But is it right for you?

Aquablation therapy is a minimally-invasive robotic procedure for patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) due to an enlarged prostate. Keep reading to learn more about this cutting-edge procedure, what makes someone a good candidate, and how it compares to other BPH treatments.

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What you need to know about the aquablation procedure for treating BPH

Patient consulting with physician about aquablation procedure.

We have great news for patients suffering from an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH). Logansport Memorial Hospital now offers the Aquablation procedure as a treatment option.

This effective and minimally-invasive therapy uses a heat-free water jet—delivered with robotic precision—to improve overall urinary function in men with BPH who want to get back to normal life ... being themselves and being free again to do the things they used to do without compromising confidence and lifestyle.

Keep reading to get answers to some of the most common questions patients ask about  Aquablation therapy.

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FAQ: Self-care for cancer patients

Woman with cancer chats with a friend

Undergoing treatment for cancer isn’t easy. Making sure to take care of yourself while getting chemo is one way to feel better and stay strong. And, when it comes to self-care for cancer patients, there is no one-size-fits-all solution.

Experts with experience helping people cope during their cancer journeys have many different recommendations for what can bring comfort.

In this blog post, we’ll cover tips to help you maintain resilience and stay hopeful. Review their suggestions and then determine which ones make the most sense for you.

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What does a neurologist do, and when should you see one?

neurologists discussing patient

 

What does a neurologist do? What do they treat? These are common questions if you or a loved one has been referred to a neurologist.

Maybe you know an athlete who has seen a neurologist for a concussion or have heard of someone with seizures getting neurology care. While those are common conditions neurologists handle, there are many other reasons a person may see one.

Keep reading to learn when to see a neurologist, what to expect at your neurology appointment, and where to find a neurologist near you. This article will also answer the question: “What does a neurologist do?”

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Why everyone should get an annual preventive exam for optimal health

physician and patient during annual preventative exam

If you haven’t had an annual preventive exam this year (or ever), there’s no time like the present to get one scheduled. The yearly exam (also called a checkup or physical) is your chance to see your doctor for a complete overall health review.

You don’t always have to be sick or hurt to see a doctor.

A yearly checkup is crucial to maintaining good health even if you’re feeling great and have no known medical conditions. If you have existing conditions, this appointment is a chance to check in on those and talk to your doctor about any other concerns.

Keep reading to learn what happens at an annual preventive exam, why they are so beneficial, and how to find a doctor if you don’t currently have one.

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