Y. Mark Hong, M.D. Blog

PSA Screening for Prostate Cancer: Yes or No?

Jul 12, 2017 — by markhongmd
Tags: Prostate Cancer News 3tv Psa

You've read that the PSA test for prostate cancer is no good.  You've heard that men shouldn't get checked for prostate cancer.  What's truth, and what's hype?  Tune into Dr. Hong's interview with 3TV on new PSA screening recommendations for prostate cancer.

Low Testosterone Treatment: what you should know

Jul 11, 2017 — by markhongmd
Tags: News 3tv Testosterone

You see it on every sports TV ad.  Low T.  Low testosterone.  Could it be you?  Dr. Hong explains low T live on 3TV what are the benefits and risks of testosterone therapy.

Making Sense of Men's Health

Jul 10, 2017 — by markhongmd
Tags: Urologist News 3tv Prostate Cancer Mens Health

Confused about when men should see a doctor even if you feel fine?  Dr. Hong's interview with 3TV will help your understanding.

What Foods and Drinks Can Irritate an Overactive Bladder?

Oct 8, 2016 — by markhongmd
Tags: Overactive Bladder

Certain foods and drinks can lead to irritation of an overactive bladder (OAB). Let's consider what you should avoid.

Relieve Your BPH Symptoms with PlasmaButton™ TURP

Jul 12, 2016 — by markhongmd
Tags: Urologist

PlasmaButton™ TURP is an innovative new way to relieve the symptoms associated with BPH. It involves no cutting or heat whatsoever.

Music and Medicine. A Prescription for Healing.

May 15, 2016 — by markhongmd
Tags: Prostate Cancer News Urologist

Most of us listen to music.  We not only like the way it sounds, but we like the way music makes us feel.  I've always suspected that there was a deeper connection between music and healing.  I never knew what a profound experience this could be until I got to listen to patient's music while operating on him.  Watch this clip to share in this incredible experience.

Nutritional Advice for Prostate Cancer Patients

Apr 9, 2016 — by markhongmd
Tags: Prostate Cancer

Find out what foods you should eat and what foods you should avoid if you have prostate cancer (or want to prevent it).

Diagnosing Male Infertility Causes

Oct 9, 2015 — by markhongmd
Tags: Male Infertility

Treating male infertility depends on the careful diagnosis of its underlying causes through meticulous testing.

Summer is Kidney Stone Season

Jul 27, 2015 — by markhongmd
Tags: Kpnx12 Nbc News Healthcare

It's hot out.  Really hot.  The summer heat can be unbearable at times, especially in the Arizona desert, but even more so if you end up with a kidney stone.  Dr. Hong talks hydration with NBC-affiliate KPNX TV and answers the question of just how much is enough when it comes to hydration.

Reversible Vasectomy? Inconceivable!

Jul 23, 2015 — by markhongmd
Tags: Cbs5 Cbs News Healthcare

Most men know when it's time to get snipped for a vasectomy.  But a new technique on the horizon may offer a reversible option.  Is this a good idea?  Learn more from Dr. Hong on CBS-affiliated KPHO.

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