Is a prostate exam really so bad? — guest post by Maria Rainier

Generally kidney stones are just analyzed when they begin to bring about shocking agony.

Men and Health: It's a guy thing

Editor’s note: Throughout this blog, I write about the importance of getting prostate exams.  With effective and regular screenings, you have a fighting chance to catch prostate cancer in it’s earlier stages — when it’s treatable. I thought you would enjoy a guest article on prostate exams, from a woman’s perspective. As always, talk with your doctor and determine at what age you should begin prostate exams.

It’s one of the exams that men dread the most. Many have to be dragged in to see the doctor by their wives and partners. But really guys – is it so bad? It’s far less painful or traumatic than passing a kidney stone or getting a colonoscopy. And haven’t you already learned to handle awkward exams? “Turn your head and cough.” It’s time to get over those fears and do the right thing for your health.

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What do kidney stones feel like?

Ask any individual who’s had a kidney stone what it resembles and they’ll disclose to you a horrendous story of torment and misery. Kidney stones, which are rough mineral stores, shape in the kidneys and go through the urinary tract. Sound dreadful? It is. While there’s no real way to be safe to creating kidney stones, there are steps you can take to dishearten their development. How about we investigate what kidney stones are, the reason they shape, and what you can do to diminish your odds for creating them.


There are a couple components that can bring about kidney stones; a standout amongst the most widely recognized is abundance calcium. While calcium is a supplement your body needs, on the off chance that you get excessively or your body’s preparing frameworks are imbalanced, calcium can gather in the kidneys and imbroglio with phosphates and oxalates to create stones. Different reasons for kidney stones incorporate acidic pee, kidney diseases, and hereditary inclination. Individuals who’ve had kidney stones before will probably have them once more. Optional variables like corpulence, drying out, and pharmaceuticals may likewise urge kidney stones to frame.