Urinary System and Self-Catheterization

Understanding the Urinary System and Self-catheterization Your Urinary System Your urinary system consists of five major parts: two kidneys, two ureters, the bladder, sphincter muscle and the urethra.  The kidneys filter our blood and produce urine, which flows down the ureters into the bladder, a muscular bag.  Urine is then held in the bladder by […]

Different Types of Catheters

There are three main types of catheters; Two are internal- intermittent and indwelling- and a third, external. So, is one better than the other? Here, we will discuss the differences between the three and the side effects that one should know before using. Male External Catheters (MEC) External catheter systems, also commonly referred to as condom […]

The Importance of Fresh Drinking Water Outdoors

Finding Fresh Drinkable Water When You are Camping or in an Emergency Scientists have long ago discovered the importance of drinking enough water. If you have been following the series: “Bear Grylls: Born Survivor”, you will know that the most important challenge the guy has is finding drinkable water. If you like great outdoors, you […]

Penile Inflammation

Penile Inflammation Information Inflammation of the Penis Experiencing penile inflammation can be painful, annoying and embarrassing for a man. If you have an inflamed penis, it can be a sign of a serious medical condition or a very minor problem. In either case, treatment must be sought to ensure proper diagnosis. You’ll be glad to learn that […]

The Importance of Pelvic Floor Exercises

Improve Your Quality of Life with Pelvic Floor Exercises Pelvic floor exercises are great ways of preventing and treating incontinence problems. They are designed to strengthen the muscles of the pelvic floor, and increase people’s ability to hold urine for longer. As women get older, the muscles lose their flexibility, and this can cause light […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

Incontinence in Women

Urinary Incontinence in Women, Urinary Tract Infections, Stress Incontinence Urinary Incontinence in Women The female anatomy. The biological function of women. Perhaps this is why incontinence, the accidental loss of urine, occurs twice as much in women. While aging, nerve damage and other disorders affect men and women near equal, there are some strictly female […]

Womens Health and Toilet Paper

Womens health related to toilet paper Oh, the joys of toilet paper! No, really, there are times when an individual simply can’t win. For women in particular, toilet paper can present a minefield of possible complications. There we are, desperately avoiding the scratchy, unkind varieties of toilet paper that have us getting sore and itching […]