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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

  • Perimenopause

    Perimenopause is a stage in a woman’s reproductive years that means she is nearing 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…

  • Pelvic Floor Disorders

    When your pelvic floor weakens, it can cause problems. You may have bladder- or bowel-control problems (incontinence)… often seen as a priority for people who suffer from pelvic floor disorders. If your main symptom of pelvic floor disorders is urinary incontinence, you may be able…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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