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Treating urinary incontinence in children by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Tue 31 Jan 2012 5:47am This article by an expert paediatrician discusses persistent, long-term urinary incontince in children and treatments for when this problem becomes upsetting for the child involved. Urinary incontinence is defined as the involuntary and uncontrollable leakage of ur ... Read on »
The Elderly and Incontinence by Allanda .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 20 Nov 2009 10:00pm The psychosocial implications of incontinence are huge; often resulting in people becoming afraid to leave their home because they are worried that they will not be able to find a toilet and are fearful of being incontinent. This in turn, can lead to loss of mobility and depression. Incontinence is also known to be a cause of falls in older peopl ... Read on »
Eating Disorders by Kate McLaughlin. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 4:39pm According to the National Institute of Mental Health an estimated 0.5 percent to 3.7 percent of females suffer from anorexia, and an estimated 1.1 percent to 4.2 percent suffer from bulimia, and between 2 percent and 5 percent of Americans experience binge-eating disorder. Among females ages 15-24 with eating disorders, the mortality rate is 12 ... Read on »
No Charge For Parents in Assisted Suicide Case by Dr. Romeo V. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 6:44pm Daniel James had a bright future ahead of him before a training ground injury in March 2007 left him paralyzed from the chest down. After eight months, a medical consultant concluded that the 23-year old rugby player would never recover. Left with no independent hand or finger movement and frequent pain, the once vibrant James became despondent a ... Read on »
Second Opinion #2 from Dr. Lamm in Arizona - September 4, 2008 by Steve K. Patient Expert Posted Thu 07 May 2009 9:25pm I was quite surprised to get a call fromDr. Donald L. Lammin the early afternoon on Labor Day, Monday, September 1. He told me that he was using the day to catch up on things, and he apologized for taking so long to get back to me. I asked him if he had read all the information I had sent to him, and he surprised me a little by responding in the ... Read on »
An In-depth Look at Male Bladder Weakness by Allanda .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 04 Jan 2011 7:39am Tweet Despite what many people think incontinence and bladder weakness is not a women’s only problem. According to the World Health Organization there are roughly forty million men worldwide who are incontinent. Male incontinence is just as common as any other disease – even though I don’t like to call it a disease. For me incontinence an ... Read on »
Treatment options for bedwetting by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Thu 16 Aug 2012 9:21am According to a census conducted by ERIC (Education and Resources for Improving Childhood Continence), bedwetting affects over a million children and young adults in the UK. This is despite the fact that in many cases an appropriate treatment can be found. Consultant Paediatric Urologist for Great Ormo ... Read on »
Sexual Function In Women with Pelvic Floor Disorders by Dr. Jennifer Berman Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 4:20am Urinary incontinence and/or pelvic organ prolapse affects nearly a third of premenopausal women and as many as 45% of postmenopausal women. The problems associated with incontinence and prolapse impacts the social, psychological, occupational, domestic, physical and sexual well-being of women. Studies of sexual function in women with incontinence a ... Read on »
Sex Problems Vex Men Long After Prostate Surgery by Medline Plus Posted Thu 16 Sep 2010 1:21pm Thursday, September 16, 2010    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Sexual problems appear to be more distressful to men after prostate-removal surgery than urinary problems do, a new long-term follow-up study shows. The findings suggest that while men may get used to incontinence an ... Read on »
Bowel Incontinence by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm The loss of bowel control, or bowel incontinence, affects up to 10 percent of adults, the majority of whom are women. Despite its prevalence, many women do not seek treatment, either because they are embarrassed to ask for help or just don’t realize that it can be effectively treated. Many women resort to altering their social and physical ... Read on »