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Jay Motola

Jay Motola, Health Pro


Does physical activity decrease the symptoms associated with prostate enlargement?

A recent study from the Stritch School of Medicine has suggested that patients who have symptoms related to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), such as nocturia (waking up at night to urinate), may benefit from physical activity.   These researchers identified that  men with BPH who were active one or more hours/week were 13% less... Read moreChevron

posted 02/09/2015, comments (0)|
Jessica McKinney, PT

Jessica McKinney, PT, Health Guide

Jessica is a physical therapist and pelvic health advocate.

Could Your Workout Put Your Pelvic Floor at Risk?

Exercise is pretty universally accepted as a good thing.  You may love it, you may hate it, or you may fall somewhere in between, but no one argues that exercise is something we should do. 


But could it be possible that certain types or amounts of physical activity are actually putting our bodies at risk for... Read moreChevron

posted 09/18/2014, 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,... 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... 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... Read moreChevron

posted 10/05/2011, comments (0)|

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