How a man’s heart health and urological health are intertwined

How a man’s heart health and urological health are intertwined

Men, it’s time to embrace your heart health in order to maintain urological health. That’s because taking care of your heart and urological health is critical for your overall well-being. Researchers have discovered significant links between these two systems. While some aspects are yet to be fully understood, it’s clear that healthy habits that benefit your heart will also help your urological system. To enhance your heart and urological health, adopt healthful lifestyle practices such as exercising regularly, eating a balanced diet, and avoiding smoking.

Good health habits matter

Good health habits are a man’s best bet for ensuring a healthy heart and preventing urological issues. Drinking plenty of water, consuming fresh fruits and vegetables, and engaging in at least a minimum amount of cardiovascular activity most days of the week are some great habits to adopt. These practices will benefit your heart and help your body’s filtration system function effectively by flushing out toxins and other waste substances through hydration and physical activity. These habits are critical to protect your bladder, liver, and kidneys from irritation and illness, so incorporate them into your daily routine.

Why heart health and urological health are intertwined

Several common urological issues, including overactive bladder, incontinence, kidney stones, and various types of cancer, such as bladder, kidney, and prostate cancer, tend to correlate with certain health conditions. These conditions include low blood pressure, obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol, and heart disease. While the exact relationship between these diseases is still uncertain, poor lifestyle choices such as an unhealthy diet, smoking, and a sedentary lifestyle are known to contribute to conditions such as these.

Heart health and erectile dysfunction

It’s a well-known fact that heart disease and erectile dysfunction are connected. Both conditions tend to worsen as we age due to a weakened heart. There are several indicators of a man’s likelihood to develop these health issues, including smoking, being overweight or obese, and having high triglycerides or high cholesterol levels. However, one solution to prevent both health issues is maintaining good overall health. Adopting lifestyle choices that promote good health is the best way to tackle the risk of erectile dysfunction and potentially life-threatening heart conditions.

In conclusion

Taking care one’s heart health spills over into better urological health. There are many ways to improve the functioning of your heart that will also benefit your urological health.  Here’s how:


  • Exercise at least three times a week.  Plan a multidisciplinary approach focusing on aerobic, strength, balance, and flexibility to gain the most benefits for overall health.


  • Make wise food choices. Include a serving of fruits and vegetables, a source of lean protein, and water as your primary beverage at each meal and snack.


  • If you are a smoker, it’s best to quit. You can seek advice from your doctor if you need help. 


  • Address stress in your life. It’s important to have a plan to deal with life’s stressors. This can include deep breathing, taking a walk outside, talking to a friend or therapist, or meditating.


  • Make sleep a priority. It’s important to maintain a consistent sleep schedule, avoid electronics in the bedroom, keep the room as dark as possible, and sleep in a cool environment.


Dr. David Samadi is the Director of Men’s Health and Urologic Oncology at St. Francis Hospital in Long Island. He’s a renowned and highly successful board certified Urologic Oncologist Expert and Robotic Surgeon in New York City, regarded as one of the leading prostate surgeons in the U.S., with a vast expertise in prostate cancer treatment and Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy.  Dr. Samadi is a medical contributor to NewsMax TV and is also the author of The Ultimate MANual, Dr. Samadi’s Guide to Men’s Health and Wellness, available online both on Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Visit Dr. Samadi’s websites at robotic oncology and prostate cancer 911.   


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