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What Are the Best Medications to Treat Urinary Incontinence In the Elderly?

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Urinary incontinence is a common condition among the elderly population nationwide. Learn more about this condition and the most effective medications to treat it.

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5 Reasons You Might Leak Urine During Cold & Flu Season (And How to Stay Dry!)

Getting a cold or the flu in winter can cause urinary incontinence, but there are ways you can reduce leaks. 

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The Differences Between Straight Tip and Coudé Tip Catheters

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When your doctor first prescribes an intermittent catheter, they will match you with the best type of catheter to suit your personal needs. There are many different types of catheters, and it may take trying a few different types before finding the one that is most comfortable and effective for your specific needs.

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Managing Incontinence & Menopause

Menopause is an inevitable part of life for women's health as they get older. We hear about a lot of the typical symptoms of menopause - mood changes, hot flashes, menstrual changes. However, one side effect that isn’t often addressed is urinary incontinence.

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Incontinence as a Symptom of Strokes

Most stroke victims suffer from urinary incontinence after their incidence. However, only about 15% will have lasting incontinence one year after suffering from the stroke.

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Say Goodbye to Lower Back Pain & Incontinence With Expert Solutions

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Back pain is already frustrating enough, and when you add incontinence on top of that, your quality of life can be interrupted. See exactly what contributes to lower back pain and incontinence and how to make managing these symptoms easy.

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The Pelvic Floor & Urinary Incontinence

People often think incontinence symptoms are caused by loose pelvic floor muscles. However, this isn’t always the case. In the "Hollywood" media, we often hear that we want tight pelvic floor muscles to prevent things like pelvic organ prolapse and leakage, but "tight" isn’t really the right word.

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Pelvic Floor 101

The pelvic floor muscles hold all of the pelvic organs safely in place, like a hammock supports the person laying on it. Although most people can agree that the pelvic floor is an important component of women's health, something that is often ignored is how important pelvic floor muscle training can be in men's health.

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Pelvic Floor Exercises for Women

Did you know that you can blend pelvic floor exercises, or kegels, into other exercises that you may already have in your exercise routine? It’s true! There are many exercises that can incorporate the pelvic floor. Because the pelvic floor muscles are similar to your abdominal muscles, you can even exercise them every day. 

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Bladder Problems in Women: 5 Tips to Boost Your Bladder Health

There are many cliches that women are told when it comes to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Exercise regularly, eat healthy, get plenty of sleep. These are common types of phrases that people use to remember to keep their health in check. However, as women, there is often one important piece that is overlooked – the health of our bladder. Bladder problems are very common in women, and it isn't due to the estrogen.

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