Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Health Guides

Jessica McKinney, PT

Jessica McKinney, PT, Health Guide

Jessica is a physical therapist and pelvic health advocate.

Bladder Retraining for OAB

The function of our bladder is something we generally take for granted, but this important organ can betray us in some pretty disruptive ways.  Overactive bladder (OAB) syndrome is a prime example.  It is classified by the sudden and extreme urge to void, often accompanied by increased frequency of urination and may or may not involve... Read moreChevron
posted 07/22/2014, comments (0)|
Jay Motola

Jay Motola, Health Pro


How to Clean an Intermittent Catheter

For a variety of different reasons, many people are unable to empty their bladders by voluntarily urinating. A large number of conditions can be associated with the inability to empty, including diabetes and spinal cord problems, such as tumors or multiple sclerosis. These patients have either a complete inability to empty their bladder, and no... Read moreChevron
posted 06/29/2014, comments (0)|
Nancy  Muller

Nancy Muller, Health Pro

National Association for Continence, Executive Director

Stroke Becoming More Common in Younger Adults

New research published in the October 10, 2012 online issue of Neurology, the scientific journal of the American Academy of Neurology, reveals that strokes are becoming more common in younger people.1  While part of the explanation for this alarming trend could be improved diagnosis through advanced imaging technology, it is believed that our... Read moreChevron
Merely Me

Merely Me, Health Guide

I am a published writer who suffers from depression and MS

In Sickness and In Health

Hi everybody!   I know what you are going to say.  I have not been present here for a couple of weeks.  This is a new thing for me.  Since I began with Health Central in August of 2008 I have been here.  It is a rare thing for me to be away from this site and you.  I miss you all very much.   Not sure why I chose... Read moreChevron

Options for Dealing with the Pain of Incontinence

Many people suffering from incontinence have the added issue of pain associated with bladder and prostate issues.   I had surgery to remove some infected prostate tissue in an attempt to cure my chronic bladder infections; unfortunately, it did not.   What it did leave me with is urge incontinence, stress incontinence, and pain on... Read moreChevron
posted 10/05/2011, comments (0)|