How To Do Daily Kegel Exercises

Kegel Exercises Improve your Well-Being and Train Your Pelvic Muscles The pelvic floor supports the uterus and as they get weaker, incontinence can occur. The good news is that an increasing number of incontinence patients are realizing that in some cases there is no need for medical treatment or surgery: Kegel exercises are able to […]

Paruresis, Shy Bladder, Bashful Bladder, Pee Shy

What is Paruresis? Over 17 million people suffer from the social anxiety disorder called paruresis (par-YOU-ree-sis), which is Latin for abnormal bladder. The term and even classification that this is a true disorder may be new to you, but you probably have heard of and even know people in this same situation, referred to as […]

Secrets to Prevent Women’s Urinary and Vaginal Infections

Almost every girl, teen or adult woman experiences a urinary tract and/or vaginal infection at some time in her life. The urge to urinate frequently, burning and discomfort of urinary tract infections are annoying and can become serious if not treated quickly. Vaginal infections result in itching, discharge, and sometimes even painful sexual relations.

Cranberries – Benefits for Healthy Urinary Tract

Cranberries and the Urinary Tract It is no secret that Native Americans have had knowledge of natural remedies to help heal the body. They have been using cranberries to help treat urinary tract infections for centuries. Medical research has shown that drinking cranberry juice may help prevent urinary tract infection. Cranberries contain proanthocyanidins, which can […]

Incontinence and Physical Disabilities

People With a Physical Disability and Managing Incontinence The person I am caring for has a physical condition that doesn’t allow them to wash, dress or go to the toilet. They are aware of the situation, but are unable to move. Work on solutions Partial or full physical disability will cause incontinence, and your relative […]

Stroke Recovery and Incontinence

Stroke Recovery Strokes are caused when blood flow to the brain is prevented, and leaves the brain damaged, or destroys brain cells. The part of the brain that is damaged by the lack of blood flow is what causes loss of the function controlled by that area. If the area damaged controls a part of […]

Causes Of Fecal Incontinence In Men

Understanding Issues that Many are Afraid to Address Incontinence in men –  Is a medical condition that causes an inability to be able to hold waste matter within the body by the related muscles. Incontinence can be referred to as urinary or fecal, and can be an extremely distressing condition for sufferers with the loss […]

Incontinence in Men

Urinary Incontinence in Men, Prostate Cancer, Prostatis Urinary Incontinence in Men You are not alone.   Incontinence, or the accidental release of urine, affects over 13 millions Americans. That equates to about one in every 11 people.     While incontinence strikes twice as much in women, men are still at risk for developing acute (temporary) […]

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Information

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is disorder that involves infection of the uterus (a woman’s womb), the fallopian tubes which carry eggs from the ovaries to the uterus where they can be fertilized, and the other reproductive organs. It is quite common and quite serious complication of certain sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), particularly […]