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10 Common Migraine Triggers

10 Common Migraine Triggers

Learn to spot these common migraine triggers and how to help prevent them.

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Lung Transplant FAQ

A person living with life-threatening lung diseases usually between the ages of 18 and 65 whose current life expectancy is between 12 to 24 months. Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) manages the organ donation system and the waiting ...

Common OAB Treatments

Common OAB Treatments

This visual infographic breaks down the different options patients can choose from.

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Celiac and Hypothyroidism

The connection between the two autoimmune diseases and the role gluten plays.

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Nutrition

What is Sea Buckthorn?

Photo: iStock It seems as if every year a new “superfood” gets people buzzing. Lately, a certain berry has caught the attention of the nutrition community—and it’s not goji or acai. It’s sea buckthorn. Originating from the Himalayas of Tibet, these b...

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6 Ways to Deal with the Stigma of OAB

In addition to the day-to-day challenges, people with overactive bladder (OAB) also often deal with stigma and shame. Here are six tips for coping with that aspect of OAB.

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Parenting

8 Ways to Fight Childhood Obesity

While childhood obesity rates are on the decline, it’s still a prevalent problem in the U.S. Obesity in children is linked to increased risk of high blood pressure, diabetes, and stroke later in life. Early obesity prevention is crucial. Here’s how y...

Signs You May Have OAB

Signs You May Have OAB

Many people have overactive bladder and might not realize it. Here’s a break down of common symptoms and risk factors you should know.

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Adjusting Daily Life for OAB

Overactive bladder doesn’t have to limit your life in any way. Here’s advice for handling OAB at work, in social situations and more.

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Causes of OAB

Not everyone who is older will have incontinence. However, many older people develop it because of certain factors. As we age, the bladder loses its elasticity, so its capacity to hold urine is reduced. Older people have weaker bladders. They can’t p...