Urinary incontinence affects millions of women, but many often fail to recognize the symptoms until the problem worsens. Use this quiz to qualify your symptoms and learn if you may need to seek female incontinence treatment. Female urinary incontinence is a potentially debilitating condition that affects as many as 65 million women across the world. This condition […]
Do I Need Bladder Surgery for My Pelvic Organ Prolapse?
Your chances of experiencing pelvic organ prolapse increase greatly as you age. Pelvic organ prolapse is especially common in women who have given birth. Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) occurs when organs of the lower abdomen descend, putting pressure on the vaginal walls and causing vaginal bulging. Prolapse is typically due to pelvic floor muscle weakness or damage following surgery […]
Do You Have a UTI? Find Out Now and Get Treated
If you suspect you have a urinary tract infection, visit your gynecologist as soon as possible to get tested and treated. What Is a Urinary Tract Infection? If you are a sexually-active female, then you are naturally at risk for getting a urinary tract infection. UTIs develop as a result of fecal bacteria spreading to the […]
How to Manage an Overactive Bladder One Day at a Time
Ask your doctor about how to better manage urinary incontinence with a variety of treatments and lifestyle changes. Urinary incontinence refers to the leaking of urine, whether light, heavy, infrequent, or severe. This type of bladder condition affects women through short-term conditions like bladder infections or certain medications, or long-term conditions like neuromuscular or pelvic support problems. Depending […]