Most women heal from vaginal childbirth without complications, but it helps to know what to expect as you recover. Learn what’s normal after delivery — and when to seek help.
Men: As you age, there’s a good chance you may get up several times a night to empty your bladder.For many men, this frustrating scenario is the result of an enlarged prostate.
If you experience accidental bowel leakage, don’t shy away from talking about it. It’s not the most pleasant of topics or experiences, but it is also much more common than you might think.
Over-the-counter bladder supports now available are helping many women take control of stress urinary incontinence. Find out more about how they help stop embarrassing leakage.
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Women with stress incontinence can experience urine leakage because of any increase in intra-abdominal pressure, including a cough, laugh, or sneeze. If you have stress incontinence, one of the two most common types of incontinence, midurethral sling surgery can offer an effective option.
If you’re experiencing urinary leakage, know that it is a medical problem and quite common among women.
How often you urinate during the day and during the night, the color of your urine and whether you can “hold it” all provide clues to health conditions that don’t involve your urinary system.
Many women find their beauty rest interrupted by a need to urinate at night. Learn what causes nocturia, or nighttime urination, and when you need to see a doctor.
Botox is best known for smoothing away wrinkles. But among its lesser known uses, onabotulinum toxinA can help relieve persistent pelvic pain when other treatments fail.
Let’s face it, men: It’s tough keeping on top of all the health and medical advice out there. We’ve put together a list of timeless tips that can help keep you on top of your health game.