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The PSA Test

Watch this great video by Dr. Mike Evans about the PSA test.

...The one thing that has always stuck in my head when it comes to the PSA is that if you do the digital rectal exam (DRE) before you do the testing you can have higher levels just because you palpated the prostate...

Heat And Kidney Stones?

Heat And Kidney Stones?

Is There A Relationship Between The Heat And Kidney Stones?

...people were more likely to develop calcium deposits when the average temperature rose over 50 degrees. Three days after a hot day there were more cases of kidney stones. Dr. Tasian and his team concluded that “when you get hot and dehydrated, the concentration of calcium and minerals in your urine goes up, and that can create the stones.