How to Prevent the Sudden Need To Urinate

Suddenly, you have the urge to go to the bathroom because A) you just saw your car got towed and you have a meeting to go to in 5 minutes in Queens (you work in Manhattan!), B) your wife just told you she’s going to have a baby and you secretly lost your job or […]

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Waking At Night To Urinate May Not Be Healthy

As we get older, there is a tendency to have a diminishing capacity to contain urine, especially at night. If you’re waking more frequently than a baby to urinate, then you have what is known as nocturia. As a symptom, waking at night to urinate may be the effect of excessive liquid intake just before […]

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Best Remedies For Overactive Bladder Conditions

In medical terms, an overactive bladder is known as urinary incontinence or the unintentional release of urine. To the average lay person, it’s simply wetting your undies before you can make it to the bathroom. An overactive bladder (OAB) can be a source of embarrassment, to say the least, and an inconvenience. Remedies for overactive […]

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For Men Bladder Control Can Be a Problem Too!

For quite a lot of people, bladder control problems are often associated with older women although research has shown that younger women can also have these symptoms as well. But urinary incontinence isn’t exclusively a problem for women; for men bladder control can be an issue, too. For Men Bladder Control Issues Can Be Caused […]

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What Kind of Leaky Bladder Problem Do You Have?

The body’s different organ systems need to work properly so that you don’t develop a leaky bladder or other similar condition. Even if only one of these systems doesn’t work properly, bladder incontinence may result. No two problems with a leaky bladder are exactly the same. Your problem may be caused by damaged nerves, or […]

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Urinary Incontinence is not a Disease

Contrary to popular belief, urinary incontinence is not a disease, but rather a symptom of a bladder disease.  In some cases, the symptom is the result of preexisting medical conditions that had not previously surfaced.  In others, daily habits cause the problem.  Sometimes it is brought on by physical activity.  Even seemingly minor indications that […]

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A Simple Guide to Prostate Care

The prostate is an essential part of the male reproductive system. The name comes from Greek and means “protector” – the name should hint to its vital importance. Since this organ has such an important role, prostate care should be part of every man’s health regime. The compound tubuloalveolar exocrine organ is located in the […]

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What is Stress and Urge Incontinence?

Incontinence is the involuntary release of urine. While it is very common, it can be uncomfortable and, for some, embarrassing. Fortunately, being well-informed can help treat the problem and restore peace of mind. Incontinence is generally and broadly classified into two groups: stress and urge incontinence. Stress incontinence occurs the most frequently. It is the […]

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