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The loss of bladder control can feel uncomfortable and embarrassing. While nearly 1 in 3 women may experience incontinence, it does not have to be a normal part of life. From lifestyle changes and medication to physical therapy and minimally invasive surgery, a variety of successful treatment options are available to fit your needs and lifestyle.
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You've heard of implantable devices to treat medical conditions, but did you know there is a device to help treat urinary incontinence? Get answers to common questions about this treatment option.
Having an overactive bladder may make you may feel embarrassed, or you may isolate yourself or limit work and social life. The good news is that a brief evaluation can determine whether there's a specific cause for your symptoms.
Urge incontinence — the loss of bladder control — is a sudden, intense urge to urinate followed by an involuntary loss of urine. Treatment options range from conservative to more invasive.
Botox injections are not just for facial wrinkles. They also can be used for ongoing bladder continence issues. Find out how and if it hurts to get them.
Dorothy Sorlie's decreased mobility was blamed on arthritis and a right foot which needed surgery. Determined to find the root cause, a CT scan was ordered, which showed something more serious.
Although urine incontinence, or the involuntary leakage of urine, is a common symptom that affects 1 in 4 women, it's not normal. Learn about evaluation and treatment options.
Urinary incontinence is a prevalent issue, with anywhere from 25-50 percent of women reporting an episode in the past year. Managing urinary conditions can be frustrating and time consuming, but there are helpful tips and lifestyle changes that can reduce the burden this condition causes.
Stress urinary incontinence is the unintentional loss of urine during an activity that causes increased pressure. Find out more about the causes and treatment options available.
So much is at stake when you feel as though you can't go anywhere without planning for restroom stops, but it doesn't have to be that way.