Incontinence? Sling Removes Your Fear of Sudden Sneeze

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.

Don’t Stifle That Sneeze! You Could Get Hurt

The next time you get the urge to stifle a window-rattling sneeze, you might want to reconsider. It could be harmful to your health. Clamping your nostrils and mouth shut might avoid disturbing others. But it could damage your eardrums or sinuses or cause an ear infection. Sneezes are surprisingly forceful. The sudden, powerful expulsion of air can … Read More

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Chat With a Doctor: Severe Allergies

Register for Online Chat Do you have severe allergies? Do you have a question about allergies that you would like to ask a doctor? Join us as Frank Eidelman, MD, Cleveland Clinic’s Chairman of the Department of Allergy and Immunology answers your questions about severe allergies, including diagnosis, treatment and management of the chronic illness. … Read More