November Is Bladder Health Month

November is Bladder Health Month. It may seem like a strange thing to dedicate a month to, but bladder health is very important for individuals of all ages who experience bladder conditions that negatively impact their lives. This is especially true for women, who are prone to various bladder conditions at every stage of life….

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Is a Urogynecologist the Same as a Female Urologist?

Not every urological or pelvic condition is treated by both urogynecologists and female urologists. Sometimes, you’ll need to visit just one specialist in order to receive a diagnosis and treatment plan. What is a urogynecologist? A urogynecologist is a physician who has undergone specific education and training in order to be a sub-specialist in Female…

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Is Urinary Incontinence a Normal Part of Aging?

We’re accustomed to hearing that as we grow older our bodies will change, with new symptoms to match these changes. More often than not, the changes associated with aging are common, even expected. In a way, this is fortunate, as it means that even with unpleasant symptoms there are likely effective treatment options available and…

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The Top 7 Menopausal Changes Women Should Expect

1. Hot flashes – One of the most well-known symptoms of menopause is the hot flash. A hot flash is a sudden feeling of heat and warmth felt in the chest, neck, and face. A hot flash can range in intensity — some women experience overwhelming rushes of heat, while others find that it is…

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Why Can’t I Hold My Pee? Learn about Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence is quite common, especially among women. Many women (up to 95 percent) will experience the loss of bladder control during their reproductive years and through menopause. What are the different types of urinary incontinence? There are four main types of urinary incontinence: stress, urge, overflow, and mixed incontinence. Stress incontinence refers to an…

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