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Don't Make Your Kids Smoke
The reasons to quit smoking keep adding up. If you're a parent who smokes, the secondhand smoke your children inhale may contribute to bladder problems.
Rx Relieves That Got-to-Go-Now Feeling
Is there anything worse than having to get up in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom? If you have overactive bladder ( OAB ), you know the issue can sometimes result in more than a sense of urgency.
Expensive Bladder Test Not Needed
Many women suffer from urinary incontinence, or a loss of bladder control. For severe cases, surgery can help. A recent study reports that an invasive and expensive test given to women before surgery may not be needed.
Fetal Shunt Reduces Urinary Obstruction
Good news for pregnant moms carrying a baby with a rare birth defect affecting the urethra: treatment using a small tube called a shunt can reduce serious health risks for your baby.
Shedding Pounds Helps You Hold Your Pee
If you are overweight or obese, you are prone to many different health problems, including a leaky bladder. Carrying all that extra weight around also puts you at risk of diabetes, another risk factor for urine leakage.
Botox Injections Okay for OAB
Botox is a promising new treatment for people with overactive bladder ( OAB ), or urge incontinence. But is it safe to rely on repeated injections?
How to Control Overactive Bladder
Overactive bladder can have a big impact on your quality of life. But there are simple things that you can do to change your behavior, and help relieve your symptoms.
OAB Associated with Metabolic Syndrome
If you have high blood pressure, high blood sugar, high cholesterol, or extra body weight around your middle, you are at a higher risk for overactive bladder.
No Herbal Remedy at All
It's been touted for years as an herbal supplement for improving overall prostate health. A new study shows that men have been wasting their money on saw palmetto.
Urinary Tract Problems on the Rise
With better technology, medicine and science, people are getting older. Although people are getting more time, there are also other problems – specifically urinary problems.