Four Tips to Travel “Accident-Free” With Overactive Bladder (OAB) Symptoms For the 33+ million Americans who suffer from overactive bladder symptoms, the idea of traveling, road trips, and family vacations can seem impossible. The truth is, with some careful planning and a bit of preparation, it’s more than possible! There is no reason to let
An overactive bladder can be a nuisance. Luckily, there are some exercises that will help improve urinary health and strength. These five exercises have been proven to help most patients control their overactive bladder and take back control of their lives: Pelvic Floor Ball Squeezes To begin, an exercise ball and a sturdy chair
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.
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:
An overactive bladder is when there’s an issue with your bladder function that makes you feel like you need to urinate, usually suddenly and often. For some people, this change happens over time and they just learn to live with the symptoms of an overactive bladder without getting it treated; however, the symptoms can be
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
Though all cancer starts with abnormal cell growth, there are many types of cancer, each claiming a different organ as its starting point. With each type of cancer there are different risk factors, symptoms, and growth tendencies. Bladder Cancer is the 6th most common type of cancer in the United States. As a part of
Overactive bladder is a condition that affects many people. Often, individuals with overactive bladder don’t talk about it with their doctor and assume that they just need to live with the problem. Though there are medical treatments for this condition, there are also diet changes that you can make which can help to alleviate the
If you experience any of the following symptoms, you need to see a urologist. The urologist can determine the level of severity and provide treatment options. Blood in your urine Even if you experience blood in your urine off and on, it signals something bad. The problem is not actually the blood in the urine.