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How a Surgery Could Help Plug Urinary Leaks
Losing weight can often ease the symptoms of urinary incontinence. And a surgery that helps with weight loss could also help.
Health Risks Seniors Should Be Aware Of
As you age, you may be faced with health risks you did not have to confront before. While you can’t prevent the passing of time, being knowledgeable and proactive with your health can have dramatic effects on your current and future quality of life.
Childbirth Not the Only Contributor to Overactive Bladder
The strain of vaginal childbirth can result in bladder leakage problems. For some women, the problem will likely get better with time, but for others it might get worse.
The Pros and Cons of Drinking Coffee
Over half of adults in America drink coffee every single day, and collectively, the U.S. spends $40 billion each year on coffee. It is important for daily drinkers to understand both the health risks and benefits of their coffee habit. Here are some ways that coffee can impact your health.
Foods that Fill You Up
Fad diets come and go, but one factor shared by most, if not all, successful diets is to burn more calories than consumed. This is simple in theory, but cutting back on calories often leaves one hungry and can increase temptations to stray from the diet. Here are some foods and nutrients that help fill you up and keep you feeling full for longer.
Reasons Why Your Belly Hurts
Stomach issues are often related to the kinds of foods and drinks we consume, but some health conditions can cause stomach problems too. Here’s a list you should keep in mind.
Common Myths About Overactive Bladder
Bladder issues can be tough to discuss and there is a great deal of confusion regarding OAB and other forms of incontinence. Here are several common myths about OAB.
What Women Need to Know About Bladder Control
Involuntary loss of urine can be embarrassing and a bit frustrating. Luckily, we have some information about the condition, possible causes and treatments.
What is Multiple Sclerosis?
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease that affects a person’s central nervous system. Here’s some basic information about MS and how it can affect daily life.
Beer: The Health Benefits and Consequences
Many Americans enjoy their alcohol, spending close to $99 billion every year on beer alone. Here’s a list of potential health benefits and consequences of beer consumption.