Monthly Archives: February 2022
As you probably know, the body is composed of 70% water. It’s one of the reasons why we can’t last more than a few days without water, but we can last for weeks without food. You can imagine. Therefore, hydration is key to a healthy body, including a healthy urinary system. But, what exactly does water do for our urinary system, and how do we know we’re getting enough of it? First, water is critically important for every cell and structure in the body. Water makes everything work better, from bones and cartilage to tendons and muscles. Dehydration affects the brain and body at almost every level.
Transurethral Needle Ablation or TUNA is a safe and effective in-office therapy to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia / BPH. Dr. Engel is one of the leading users of this technology across the entire United States. One of the great benefits of using TUNA is its versatility. A TUNA can be likened to a free swing – where downtime is minimal, and the procedure does not preclude the use of other treatment options after that. But what about the other way around? For example, can a TUNA be performed after a TURP or transurethral resection of the prostate?