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FDA approves Botox to treat specific form of urinary incontinence
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Botox ( onabotulinumtoxinA ) injection to treat urinary incontinence in people with neurologic conditions such as spinal cord injury and multiple sclerosis who have overactivity of the bladder.
Poor Sleep Hits Below the Belt
Do you go to the bathroom more than you should have to? Are you having sexual health issues? These problems could be tied to poor sleep. According to two recent studies, sleep habits indicated your health status.
Wetting the Bed with ADHD
Everyone is born as a bed-wetter. As children grow, their body learns not to release urine while sleeping. However, children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have more bladder control problems than other children, according to a new study.
Bladder Control Loss in Your Jeans, I Mean Genes
Bladder control problems are caused by a variety of factors. It is already known that DNA plays a role in losing bladder control, but a new study shows how important that role is.
Gaining Control and Taking Back Your Life
Many people don't want to talk about the problem - even with their doctor. Some think that having to urinate all the time is just a temporary issue, that it can't be helped, or is just part of aging. Others have resigned to letting their dysfunctional bladder pretty much control their lives. It doesn't have to be that way, because there are dozens of ways to treat overactive bladder. What is overactive bladder? Overactive bladder (OAB) syndrome causes the frequent, sudden and urgent need to go to the bathroom, sometimes causing incontinence. Symptoms include: Urinating ...
Drink Away, Your Bladder Will Be Okay
The common belief is that drinking less liquids will help you avoid bladder control problems. However, findings from a new study show that the amount of fluids you drink has no effect on the risk of developing overactive bladder.
Leakage Problems
People who have bladder control problems can find themselves in an uncomfortable situation if they have an accidental leakage.
Caffeine and Overactive Bladder
While many experts recommend cutting back on caffeine if you have bladder control problems, a new study shows that drinking coffee and tea has little effect urinary problems.
Regain Control of Your Bathroom Breaks
It is not uncommon for a man to have incontinence (loss of bladder control) after undergoing prostate removal surgery. In fact, as much as 65 percent of men have bladder control problems.
What's in an Overactive Bladder?
As a man grows older, it is not uncommon for his prostate to grow. An enlarged prostate can cause urinary problems, including overactive bladder. Recent research findings show how an enlarged prostate leads to overactive bladder.