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Archive for the ‘Incontinence’ Category

How Smoking Can Impact Your Urological Health

  Despite overwhelming information about the dangers of smoking, tobacco use continues to be the leading cause of preventable death in the United States. In fact, the death rate among people who smoke is currently three times higher than that of nonsmokers. While many people are aware of smoking’s effect on the lungs and respiratory […]

What Are The Top Bladder Control Apps?

  Those suffering from urinary incontinence or overactive bladder (OAB), know how frustrating and embarrassing it can be. Constant trips to the bathroom and sudden leakage can make even everyday tasks seem difficult. Those struggling with bladder control can be reluctant to leave the house, go on long trips, or be away from the restroom […]

The Link Between LUTS and Incontinence: Stronger Than You Thought

  LUTS (lower urinary tract symptoms) is a common urologic condition affecting both men and women, and it becomes more prevalent with age. Approximately 50 percent of men in the U.S. will develop some form of LUTS, while studies show only 1 in 10 men will seek treatment. Although BPH is the most common cause […]

8 Tips For Managing Your Incontinence During The Holidays

  Urinary Incontinence can be a hassle at any time of the year, but the holiday season can come with extra challenges. From traveling long distances by plane or car, staying with family and friends, and eating different kinds of foods, the holidays can be nerve-wracking with those with incontinence. However, it is still possible […]

New Annual Incontinence Screenings For Women

  Urinary incontinence may sound like something that only affects middle-aged men and the elderly, but this is not the case. According to a recent recommendation from the Women’s Preventive Services Initiative (WPSI), people shouldn’t wait until they develop incontinence symptoms to see a doctor; they should be proactive and take preventative measures when they […]

Incontinence vs OAB: Understanding the Difference

  Overactive Bladder (OAB) and Incontinence often get confused for the same condition. Both involve a malfunction in the bladder and can result in constant trips to the restroom or embarrassing leakage. However, OAB and incontinence are two different conditions that require different treatments. The first step toward treatment for either problem is recognizing which […]