Urinary Incontinence Articles


Dealing with embarrassing Urinary Incontinence

24 November, 2014

What is urinary incontinence? Urinary incontinence (UI) is a condition in which a person loses bladder control, which leads to leaking of urine involuntarily when s/he coughs or sneezes or has a sudden and strong urge to urinate (often with the person failing to reach the toilet in time). The condition can vary from patient …


Urinary Incontinence – Disease or Symptom?

11 November, 2014

Have you ever felt urine leak when you cough or sneeze? A very embarrassing but common condition, this is called urinary incontinence and is described as inability of the bladder to hold urine. This loss of bladder control may result in either minor leakage or a sudden gush of urine before you could reach toilet. …


Urinary Tract Infection: Cause, Symptoms & Prevention

22 June, 2016

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) can come about in any person and at any age; however, women are more prone to be infected than men. UTIs can influence the entire urinary system or various parts of it. The evidence of urinary tract infection is exceedingly common, and just about everyone is susceptible. According to a well-known gynecologist in Mumbai, …


Kidney, Ureters & Urinary Bladder: 14 Common Diseases

12 November, 2014

What Are Urologic Diseases? The term ‘urologic diseases’ refers to the diseases of the urinary tract (kidney, ureters & urinary bladder) in females and urinary tract and/or reproductive organs in males. It can affect people of all ages.  Urologic diseases may be congenital or acquired in nature. Other chronic illnesses such as hypertension and diabetes …


Top 20 Exercises You Can Do At Workplace

10 July, 2017

In today’s world work implies doing your job, sitting in front of your desktop or a laptop for hours at stretch with zero physical activity. It has been found that a sedentary lifestyle is the root cause of many chronic diseases related to cardiovascular, diabetes and loosening of the muscles and bone strength. In order …


Symptoms of Uterine Fibroid

22 March, 2017

Uterine fibroid are abnormal growth that happens in a woman’s uterus and thought here is no reason as to why they form, most of the researchers attribute their growth to hormones and family history. In most cases their growth continues and may cause severe abdominal pain and heavy periods. Most of the fibroid are non-cancerous …


Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH): 3 Treatment Options

13 November, 2014

There are different medications and surgical procedures available for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia treatment. #1 Medications Medications work best for patients who have mild to moderate symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). There are two main classes of drugs used for BPH treatment Alpha-blockers These drugs act on smooth muscles of the bladder and prostate. These drugs relieve …


10 Common Diagnostic Tests In Urology

13 November, 2014

This article discusses various diagnostic procedures most often recommended by urologists to analyze the health of the urinary system. Urine Analysis – It is the simplest evaluation of the urine. Various components of urine are examined via various techniques. Microscopic examination of the urine sample is performed to look for any abnormal organisms, blood cells …


5 Causes of Digestion Problems

27 May, 2014

Digestive problems are often not discussed in polite companies and are often one of the most avoided topics related to health. But it is really important to be discussed, as neglecting it might cause some really long-term and harmful effects to your digestive system. Such problems may arise due to the harmful bacteria consumed through …


Menopause & The Changes It Brings With It

24 March, 2014

Menopause is a normal condition that every woman experiences as she ages, generally after the age of 40. It describes all changes that a woman experiences either just before or after she stops menstruating. This phase marks the end of reproductive period for a woman. It is a natural biological process, and though it ends …


Hysterectomy in Women: Complications & more

24 March, 2014

What is hysterectomy? Hysterectomy refers to the surgery for removal of uterus (womb, the area where a baby grows in a pregnant woman) in a woman, either partially or completely. There are different types of hysterectomy, and the type of surgery for a patient is determined by her medical history and reason for surgery: Partial …


Menopause: Don’t Let This Milestone Beat Your Enthusiasm For Life

19 March, 2014

When Shalini Thakur (now 52) recalled how when she reached her menopause about five years ago, she suffered from insomnia, anxiety, irritability, hot flushes and fatigue. Known for her vitality and cheerfulness, she used to get touchy on even smallest of pranks. All these took both emotional and physical toll on her and even strained …


7 Early Signs of Cancer in Men

5 September, 2016

Cancer is among the deadliest ailments today in adults. Fortunately, there are some ways to avoid certain types of cancer. Maintaining a healthy diet reduces the possibility for development of certain types of cancer, while hereditary factors are beyond control. The signs of cancer typically depend on the size of cancerous growth and the type of …


Pelvic Floor Exercises: During & After Pregnancy

27 February, 2015

What are pelvic floor muscles? A sheet of muscles extends from the pubic bone at the front of the pelvic area to the base of the spine at the back. Known as the pelvic floor, these muscles support the uterus, vagina, bladder and bowel, and are involved in maintaining bowel and bladder control. Why are …


10 Most Common Pediatric Urological Problems

12 November, 2014

Paediatric urological conditions involve a wide range of conditions that affect the normal functioning of urinary and genital tracts. These can be congenital i.e. present at the time of birth or acquired during childhood. In case of even slightest hint of paediatric urological conditions in children or infants, it is advisable to get diagnosed and …


Pregnancy: 6 Common Problems

4 June, 2014

Pregnancy is one of the most wonderful phases of womanhood. Where, one explores a new side,of themselves. But during pregnancy there are some changes which might be a bit annoying at times. Some of these problems include cramps, heartburn, urinary frequency (sensitive bladder) and incontinence, backache, constipation and haemorrhoids. Fortunately some simple changes can often …


Laser Prostatectomy – Treating Benign Prostate Hypertrophy

11 March, 2014

What is laser prostatectomy? Benign prostate hypertrophy, also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and prostatic hypertrophy, is the enlargement of prostate gland in men. A common condition that occurs in men with age, BPH causes problems with urinating. In some cases, an untreated condition can lead to blockage of the bladder, stones, bladder infection or …

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