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How to Prevent and Treat UTIs

Urinary tract infections can be extremely painful. Here’s what you need to know to stop them in their tracks.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

How Kidney Function Affects the Heart

New research supports the idea that even small reductions in kidney function may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease.

By Devon Schuyler

Advice for Men With Overactive Bladder

For men who have overactive bladder, the goal of a training program is to limit urination to once every two to four hours during the day.

By HealthAfter50

What High Levels of Potassium Mean

Potassium helps regulate your heart rate, muscles, nerves, and fluids. As crucial as it is, however, you can have too much of it.

By HealthAfter50

How Women Can Cope With Incontinence

It can be embarrassing to tell your doctor you have bladder control problems. The good news is that eight in 10 women who seek treatment find relief.

By HealthAfter50

Kidney Disease: Are You at Risk?

A new blood test may help predict your probability of developing kidney problems.

By HealthAfter50

Urinary Tract Infections: What to Know

If you’re a woman, chances are you’ve had at least one urinary tract infection (UTI) in your lifetime.

By Berkeley Wellness

Ways to Fight Incontinence

These lifestyle measures can help you take control.

By E. James Wright, M.D.

How to Deal With Stress Incontinence

Recovering bladder control following a prostate procedure can be a slow process that may take months. Try these approaches to help manage incontinence.

By HealthAfter50

Interstitial Cystitis: Relief for Bladder Pain

Do you have chronic pelvic pain and feel the need to urinate urgently and frequently? You might be one of the estimated 5 million Americans with IC/BPS

By HealthAfter50