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Lifestyle Changes for an Overactive Bladder by MensHealth .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm ANNOUNCER: Millions of men and women suffer from urinary problems known as overactive bladder, or OAB. DIANE NEWMAN: The core symptom of overactive bladder is urinary urgency. Urgency is a sudden, intense desire to have to go to the bathroom to void. ANNOUNCER: People with OAB also can experience the need to urinate often. They may have inc ... Read on »
Dancing With My Moon by Karen H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Dec 2010 11:31pm Like many woman I use disposable products while menstruating. As alternative and green minded as I many think I am, I had never heard of a moon cup until this past year. My association with green moms carnival continues to enrich my life. Much of the green goals I’ve aspired to in 2010 came from something one of these great ladies has ... Read on »
FDA Clearance Given for MiniArc(R) Precise Single-Incision Sling From American Medical Systems – Treatment for Incontinenc by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 01 Jul 2010 6:12am The best news here is only requiring one incision versus several and the launch of the MiniArc will start on a limited basis with a full commercial launch by the end of the year.  The procedure can be done as an outpatient.  The procedure is covered by most insurance carriers.  BD  MINNEAPOLIS, June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amer ... Read on »
This Isn't Over, the Pressure is on by Julia U. Posted Sun 17 Oct 2010 11:42am Julia's Marathon Experience Part III Ok, here you go-perhaps the most anticipated part of the marathon experience-and definitely the longest: RACE DAY. Where did I leave off? Oh right, trying to sleep. I tossed and turned all night long. That's not surprising. I was anxious about missing my alarm, and being late-since I' ... Read on »
Urge Incontinence Explained by Allanda .. Patient Expert Posted Thu 19 Feb 2009 3:56pm Urge incontinence is when you get an urgent desire to pass urine and sometimes urine leaks before you have time to get to the toilet. It is usually due to an ‘overactive bladder’, treatment with bladder retraining often cures the problem. Urge incontinence is the second most common cause of incontinence. About 3 in 10 cases of incontinence ... Read on »
Intimate History: A Vulvodynia Tour by Esther Posted Sun 05 Oct 2008 12:00am I'm writing this post to record in detail my experience with vulvodynia. When I was new to vulvodynia and doing all the research I could stomach, personal accounts provided the most informative and comforting reading. So I hope that a post like this might help someone else figure out what's going on with her body and make her feel a little less ... Read on »
Urinary Incontinence (UI) Is A Common Problem Among Female Baby Boomers by Dr. Lawrence Kindo Posted Fri 21 Dec 2012 10:08pm It happened again! You had to go to the bathroom, making a mad dash to the restroom because you know not to linger but you couldn’t hold it. How annoying and embarrassing not to mention problematic if you are at work or out in public. Why do older women, in particular, suffer from urinary incontinence (UI), which is the i ... Read on »
Retention, Infection, Prevention by Molly M. Physical Therapist Posted Thu 19 Feb 2009 6:06pm “ An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. ”            -  Henry de Bracton       My daily work setting has changed.  I am still in my office for a very limited number of patients each week, taking ONLY pelvic pain and TMJ patients, but the majority of my day is now seeing homebound patients through a Home Health Agency.  It is differ ... Read on »
Weighing in on Incontinence by Kathleen and Mary Posted Fri 13 Aug 2010 2:17pm Have you ever wondered if your weight might be adding to your incontinence problem? The experts tell us-yes it does. Being overweight (especially if you carry your weight around your middle) puts more pressure on your bladder. Thinking back to our discussion of stress incontinence, urinary leakage occurs when there is more pressure on ... Read on »
Childbirth: Why marathons aren’t THAT hard by RunMom Posted Tue 15 Nov 2011 12:00am For real. If you’ve been on the fence, hemming and hawing about whether or not you should attempt to run a marathon and you happen to be a mom, let me just tell you, the whole carrying a living moving person who doesn’t exactly fit inside of you the way you perhaps think they ought to for nine months, then delivering them in a way that at leas ... Read on »