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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.
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.
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.
Sweet Benefits of Chocolate
Chocolate may be sweet, rich and delicious, but it also can provide health benefits when consumed in moderation. Here’s a list of ways that chocolate can benefit your health.
Incontinence in MS Women Increasing
Many women do not seek medical care for urinary incontinence as they may not feel like it is a priority medical issue or they may feel too embarrassed to address it. Addressing the problem can help patients improve their quality of life, especially for those who are living with other medical conditions such as multiple sclerosis (MS).
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.