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Urologist or Urogynecologist? Here's the Difference.

Patient Question: What is the difference between a urologist and a urogynecologist? Answer: That is a very good question, and I get asked that frequently. The truth is that the basic fields are quite different, but as the fields get more specialized, ...

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Could Your Nightly Bathroom Trips Be a Sign You Have High Blood Pressure?

A new study found that those who have to pee in the middle of the night may want to get their blood pressure checked. Here’s what you need to know.

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How to Help a Loved One Maintain Dignity With Incontinence

If you care for an aging parent or spouse, it can be difficult to talk about incontinence. But finding the right products and asking a medical-equipment professional to help can ease the burden for them and for you.

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Does Your Menstrual Cycle Affect Bladder Control?

Learn what the research says about whether there is a relationship between your period and urinary incontinence.

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How to Handle Incontinence, Advice from OBGYN

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Is it OAB or Something Else?

Bladder issues don’t just affect women. Men may often experience a sudden urge to go, slower urinary stream or increased urinary frequency. But often, overlapping symptoms cause confusion as to what the problem really is. So how can you tell the diff...


Best Yoga Poses for OAB

Yoga and meditation have both been shown by recent studies to be helpful for overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms. Here are six yoga poses that may make a difference, and may also help those with pelvic pain. All photos courtesy of Dustienne Miller of Y...

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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 a urologist, or perhaps you are experiencing symptoms that you think are related to your urinary tract and you have decided to make an appointment on your own. You may have some ...