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esanderson

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Erica is passionate about healthy living, traveling, and journalism.

Common Treatments for Overactive Bladder (INFOGRAPHIC)

From traditional to holistic, these various treatment options can help manage your overactive bladder.   (Click PDF to enlarge)
posted 03/19/2014, comments (0)|
Jay Motola

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What to Expect at an Urologist Visit

You have just been told by your primary care doctor that you need to see an urologist. Or perhaps you are experiencing symptoms that you think are related to your urinary tract and you decide to make an appointment on your own. You may have some trepidation going in of what to expect during your visit.   Prior to your visit, it may be helpful... Read moreChevron
posted 03/17/2014, comments (0)|
esanderson

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Erica is passionate about healthy living, traveling, and journalism.

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Overactive Bladder

1. What’s a cystocele?   “A cystocele is a protrusion of the bladder wall into the vagina. There are varying degrees of cystocele. Some may be so extreme that the bladder can drop out beyond the external labia,” explains Dr. Jay Motola, an urologist at New York’s Lenox Hill Hospital. Fortunately, surgery can repair a... Read moreChevron
posted 02/24/2014, comments (0)|
Jay Motola

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Can You Exercise With Overactive Bladder?

People with overactive bladder (OAB) can exercise; however, behavioral modifications may need to occur.   Prior to exercise, patients need to empty their bladder completely. Relaxation exercises can be taught to patients to ensure that they maximally relax their sphincters while urinating.   Avoid the use of substances that may... Read moreChevron
posted 02/18/2014, comments (0)|
debra15

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loss of bowel control and diapers

my doctor gave me some medicine so i could eat again,it immediately caused bowel incontinence and bladder incontinence,the only way i could even go in public was to wear diapers,people cant see them if you wear jeans,but accidents are impossible to hide,if it were just urine i could try to hide it,but not bowels, people teased me back home,one... Read moreChevron
posted 02/16/2014, comments (0)|

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