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Urinary Incontinence -- How We Beat Alzheimer's Incontinence -- The Solution by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Wed 18 Nov 2009 10:00pm We are on a three day roll. No pee pee. No pee pee pajamas. No pee pee underwear. No pee pee pants...... Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room Editor My mother suffered from urinary incontinence long before I moved to Delray Beach to take care of her. My sister Joanne was the first to notice the problem -- 8 or 9 years ago. ... Read on »
Fecal Incontinence by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Fecal incontinence is the inability to control your bowels. When you feel the urge to have a bowel movement, you may not be able to hold it until you get to a toilet. Or stool may leak from the rectum unexpectedly, sometimes while passing gas. More than 5.5 million Americans have fecal incontinence. It affects people of all ages—chil ... Read on »
Suffer from Urinary incontinence – There’s an Mobile Application To Find a Bathroom - Sit or Squat by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 14 Jul 2010 5:56pm It’s time for a little humor here but this again can be useful for anyone and so far they have over 90,000 toilets listed.  Of course there’s a mobile version as that’s when you need it, on the phone!  We need to get some more listed in Orange County for sure with Sitorsquat.   There’s even a function to sent a text and get a mes ... Read on »
Caldera Medical Awarded Grant for Biomedical Research Under the Affordable Care Act For Incontinence and Pelvic Repair by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 04 Nov 2010 9:25pm This is nice to see funds given for research and further development of such products, especially in care for women.  The grants are to create funds for affordable medical solutions as well as addressing unmet needs in healthcare, and they appear to be getting some tax benefits as well as supporting jobs in the US.  We like to hear that.  BD  ... Read on »
Botox Effective in Treating Incontinence in Women by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 28 Dec 2012 9:00am Researchers at Loyola University, Chicago conducted a study that shows that Botox injections and oral medications both work well in reducing urinary incontinence in women, though Botox is more likely to completely resolve symptoms. They studied a group of 241 women with urinary urgency incontinence for six months. The women were spli ... Read on »
Five Ways to Avoid Incontinence by OCnaturaldoc Health Maven Posted Sat 09 Mar 2013 10:58pm Most people don't think about bladder control — until the unintended loss of urine interrupts the ability to carry on day to day social and work activities. Here are five steps you can take to lower the chances of developing this life-altering health issue. Keep your weight in check. Excess weight and incontinence can go ... Read on »
Uroplasty Urgent PC Medical Device Using Neurostimulation Treatment for Incontinence - Study Released by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 03 Mar 2010 9:00pm This is an interesting medical device from Uroplasty called the “Urgent PC” and requires a few treatments and they do a demonstration on the video below.  Patients with pacemakers or implanted defibrillators though are out of the picture for obvious reasons of potential interference.  I addition the site has a page on how to code for rei ... Read on »
”The Anal Algorithm”- An Algorithm To Address Treatment of Fecal Incontinence–Bowel Control Disorder Sphincter by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 22 Nov 2011 2:36am Ok if you read at the Quack often enough you know what an algorithm is but now we have a company that says an algorithm can address the type of treatment one should have so don’t get your bowels in an uproar with this one:)  Of course this is a topic that nobody really likes to talk about, self included.  I do have to say this is quite t ... Read on »
FDA Clears Female Incontinence Device–Therapy for Bladder Leakage To Build Up Pelvic Muscle Tone for Greater Control by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 12 Mar 2012 3:58am We are definitely seeing some very new innovative devices on the market being approved by the FDA and this one costs around $600 and you need a prescription from your doctor to get one, and he/she has to program it for you as it collects data and monitors your progress…this thing could have some side benefits when you think about it:)  The FDA ... Read on »
FDA Approves InWave Medical Device for Treating Female Incontinence by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 31 Aug 2012 12:19am There was a similar type product approved earlier this year for the same thing so now there are two products to choose from to best fit the need of the patient when this one comes on the market. I am guessing it also uses the TENS technology as well.  BD LONE TREE, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 08/30/12 -- Zynex, Inc ... Read on »