A Woman’s Guide to Treating Urinary Incontinence

Stress urinary incontinence is typically seen when women laugh, cough, sneeze, lift something heavy, or engage in strenuous physical activity, such as running. In its most severe form, stress incontinence may even occur with movements as small as rolling over in bed or standing up.

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10 Foods to Avoid With an Overactive Bladder

Many byproducts of what you eat and drink are directly excreted into the urinary tract. If your diet consists of foods or drinks that are known bladder irritants, your OAB symptoms may become worse. So take precaution and avoid these foods and beverages that may irritate the bladder:

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Have Difficulty Urinating? What to Do for Urinary Retention

If you are experiencing a weakened stream of urine accompanied by a pressing need to urinate, or the inability to urinate at all, you may be experiencing urinary retention. There are several factors that could be causing this difficulty with urination. You may be able to urinate after following some simple steps, or you may

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5 Ways to Watch Your Weight This Holiday Season

While the holidays are a time to spend with friends and family, for many who aren't careful to watch their weight, the holidays are also a time to put on a few extra pounds. This usually doesn’t happen by choice, but rather by the overeating and disproportionate portion sizes that come with family meals. Overeating

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3 Treatments for Stress Incontinence in Men

Stress incontinence is when you “leak” urine. This could happen from laughing, sneezing, coughing, or other movements that put stress on that area such as bending over or lifting something. Regardless of when it happens, stress incontinence can be a frustrating condition and it can be treated. Incontinence isn’t simply something that happens with age—there

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4 Types of Incontinence

If you suffer from urinary incontinence, you’re not alone. Millions of Americans, both men and women, suffer from incontinence. While the problem is slightly more common in women due to the urethra being shorter and the likelihood of childbirth weakening the muscular support of the bladder and urethra, anyone at any age can experience incontinence.

Treatment Options for Stress Incontinence in Women

Stress incontinence is one of the most common types of incontinence for women. This could be due to the fact that women give birth, and therefore their pelvic floor muscles that support the bladder and urethra are more likely to be weakened. Fortunately, stress incontinence can be treated and most women are able to find relief

12 Things Your Urologist Treats

What exactly does a urologist treat? A urologist is a specialist who treats diseases or disorders of the male and female urinary tract as well as the male reproductive system. The organs included in this field are the kidneys, adrenal glands, ureters, bladder, and urethra, as well as the male testes, prostate and penis. Here is a general idea of the types of diseases and disorders that a urologist treats:

4 Treatments for Male Incontinence

Once you’ve discussed with your doctor what the cause of your incontinence could be, there are several treatment options for you to consider. Treatment options will depend on what’s causing your incontinence, so take a look at some of these choices to consider which ones may work best for you.

4 Causes of Male Incontinence

Incontinence is frustrating at any age, but you should know that incontinence is not a normal issue that happens to older people. While common, incontinence is not caused by old age and it is treatable. What are some causes of male incontinence?