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    Urinary Incontinence

    Urinary incontinence is the loss of bladder control. This means that you can’t always control when you urinate… mean you’ll have urinary incontinence just because you’re aging. With treatment, it can be controlled or cured. Learn More About Urinary Incontinence Bladder Training for Urinary Incontinence

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    Bladder Training for Urinary Incontinence

    Urinary incontinence is the loss of bladder control. This means you can’t always control when you urinate. Most types of… keep track of my urination? Is there anything else I should do to improve my urinary incontinence? Resources National Institutes of Health, National Institute on…

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    Vaginal Pessary

    A vaginal pessary is a plastic device used to support uterine prolapse. It can help for a number of conditions… wall of your rectum bulges into the bottom of your vagina. In addition, a pessary can help many women who have stress urinary incontinence. This is the leaking…

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    Perimenopause is a stage in a woman’s reproductive years that occurs just before menopause… cancers. Certain over-the-counter vaginal products can relieve dryness. Water-based vaginal dryness products are best. Certain prescription medicines can treat urinary incontinence (leaking). Talk to your doctor if you are having significant…

  • Pelvic Floor Disorders

    Pelvic floor disorders happen when the muscles in your pelvic floor weaken. It can cause constipation, painful urination and organ… seen as a priority for people who suffer from pelvic floor disorders. Injections. If your main symptom of pelvic floor disorders is urinary incontinence, you…

  • Health Insurance: Understanding What It Covers

    Health insurance plans differ in terms of what they cover. All plans offered by the federal marketplace, however, must cover… for women over 60 years. Rh incompatibility screening follow-up testing. Sexually transmitted infections counseling. Syphilis screening. Tobacco use screening and interventions. Urinary incontinence screening. Well-woman…

  • Chronic Cough

    A cough is chronic when it lasts for 8 weeks or more. A chronic cough can be a symptom of… Living with a chronic cough is uncomfortable. It leaves you feeling exhausted (from coughing day and night). It causes chest pain, headache, urinary incontinence (when…

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    Overactive Bladder

    Overactive bladder is a condition that causes you to lose control of your bladder without warning… overactive bladder? Will your bladder muscles continue to get worse over time? Will muscle relaxant medicine relax all the muscles in your body? Resources National Institute of Diabetes and…

  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

    Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is the medical term for an enlarged prostate. This condition is associated with aging and mimics… is not life-threatening, but it can be bothersome. There are also some complications that can occur. These include: Inability to urinate Incontinence Blood in the…

  • Woman with hands crossed over her pelvis as if she is in pain or needs to use the restroom

    Interstitial Cystitis

    Interstitial cystitis is a medical condition. It represents chronic bladder inflammation… information. Questions to ask your doctor How do my symptoms indicate interstitial cystitis, instead of another condition, such as an infection or urinary incontinence? Do I need any tests to confirm a diagnosis of interstitial cystitis? Will I…

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    Prostate Cancer

    Prostate cancer is the growth of abnormal cells in a man’s prostate gland. The prostate gland is part of a… treatment period. Erectile dysfunction (impotence) is a common side effect and often gets worse over time. Some men have side effects like urinary burning, urinary