Learn the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our Short Answer series. Otolarynologist Michael Benninger, MD, answers this one.
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.
Seasonal allergy sufferers of all ages have been battling brutal symptoms this spring. But if you’re a parent, there’s no reason to restrict your children’s outdoor activities because they have hay fever.
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