Category Archives: Bladder Health

Can Running Cause Bladder Problems?

Incontinence happens to many athletes, but it’s almost never talked about outside the context of memes and message boards. Specifically, stress incontinence is what happens when fluid leaks out of the bladder during physical stressors. Running - if you haven’t guessed it yet - is one such stressor that can cause stress incontinence and other…
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Myth vs. Fact: Urinary Tract Infection

Around 40% of women in America experience a urinary tract infection (UTI) at some stage in their life. Approximately one out of every ten post-menopausal women experienced a UTI in 2023. If you’re dealing with the condition, know it's common and not alone. There are plenty of myths surrounding UTIs, and this post intends to…
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What Can Urine Smell Indicate?

Does your urine smell off? There could be several reasons for it giving off a different odor. Your diet, supplementation, hydration, and medication use can all impact the scent of your urine. However, some underlying health issues could also cause the problem. Let’s examine the different types of urine smell and what urine smells can…
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How Do I Know What’s Wrong With My Bladder?

An often overlooked yet vital part of the human body is the bladder. It plays a significant role in maintaining your overall health and well-being. When something goes wrong with your bladder, it can be uncomfortable and inconvenient, and disrupt your daily life. More importantly, bladder issues can indicate underlying and potentially serious health concerns.…
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The Best Foods And Drinks For Bladder Health

The urinary tract is comprised of the kidneys and bladder, removing waste from the bloodstream, and excreting it as urine. If your bladder doesn't function effectively, it results in infections where you feel a burning sensation when peeing. Depending on the extent of the infection, you'll also feel moderate to extreme discomfort. The good news…
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