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Treat Overactive Bladder

Doctors Use Pacemaker-Like Device To Help Treat Overactive Bladder

Originally published by CBS New York NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – There is a long-lasting treatment for the millions of women suffering from overactive bladder: a pacemaker. “I was going to the bathroom pretty much – started out every 15 minutes, then I became every five minutes,” patient Maxine Stern said. Her overactive bladder was making her life miserable, and she has… Continue reading Doctors Use Pacemaker-Like Device To Help Treat Overactive Bladder

Aimee Sharp
bladder conditions and tips for bladder health

Eight Tips for Bladder Health

What is the Bladder? The bladder is a ballon-like hollow organ that collects and holds urine created by our kidneys. Urine contains the waste and fluids that remain after our body takes what it needs from what we eat and drink. The bladder is one of those body parts that we often don’t think about… Continue reading Eight Tips for Bladder Health

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
Urological Issues

Keeping your Bladder Healthy with Spinal Cord Injury

In this article by Aaron Baker, our Spinal Cord Injury Lifestyle Specialist, he discusses the various bladder issues that are associated with a spinal cord injury.

Aaron Baker
Neurogenic Bladder

How to Manage a Neurogenic Bladder

Learning to manage a neurogenic bladder and its erratic function can prove to be one of the biggest challenges of recovery from a spinal cord injury.

Aaron Baker
smiling adult woman with spina bifiida, sitting in a wheelchair inside a professional building with an open laptop on her lap. Exploring health issues in adults with Spina Bifida

Living with Spina Bifida: Challenges for Adults

Common health issues in adults with Spina Bifida are stunt failure, high blood pressure, latex allergy, lung health, and...

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
women urinary incontinence

What Women Need to Know About Urinary Incontinence

Women experiencing urinary incontinence should know that they aren't alone and that management techniques and treatments are available.

Sarah Sanchez, NDTR
lifestyle changes that help manage incontinence

Lifestyle Changes that Help Manage Incontinence

Urinary incontinence can be effectively treated by making some changes to your lifestyle including limiting caffeine, alcohol, diet and more.

Stephanie Struyck Elgin
celebrities incontinence

Famous People with Incontinence

While some people may be reluctant to talk about their experience with incontinence, there are celebrities are doing their part to raise awareness.

Stephanie Struyck Elgin
Bladder leakage men

Men: Don’t Let Incontinence Slow You Down

By the Urinary & Kidney Team at Cleveland Clinic’s Health Hub From surgical side effects to overactive bladder, there are several causes of male urinary incontinence. Fortunately, several treatment options can help relieve it. Incontinence occurs when your bladder’s sphincter muscle is not strong enough to hold back the urine. It can also happen when your bladder muscles… Continue reading Men: Don’t Let Incontinence Slow You Down

Aimee Sharp
what is incontinence

What Is Incontinence?

Incontinence is partial or complete loss of bladder and/or bowel control. It is neither a disease nor a syndrome, but a condition.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS