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Meaning Behind Color of Your Urine

The color of your urine is one of the most important diagnostic factors for your doctor, and it can tell them – and you – a lot about what’s going on inside the body. If you notice any change in the frequency of color of your urine, you should make an appointment with your doctor.…
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What to Know About a Dropped Bladder

The “pelvic floor” describes the muscular network that forms across the opening of the female pelvis. The pelvic floor muscles help to keep the organs in this part of the body in place. If these muscles have a defect from straining, childbirth or aging, they may induce a “dropped bladder,” also known as a pelvic…
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OAB Nerve Stimulation Treatment

Overactive Bladder (OAB) is a condition involving bothersome urinary symptoms including involuntary leakage of urine. OAB affects between 7% and 27% of men, and 9% and 43% of women. However, involuntary leakage of urine this is associated with a sudden need to urinate, is more common in women. Because of these symptoms, patients experience a…
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Control Your bladder, Don’t Let Your Bladder Control You

Going to the bathroom often? waking up all night?  Need to stop at every gas station? These can all be signs of an underlying bladder condition known as overactive bladder. Control Your bladder, Don’t Let Your Bladder Control You Overactive Bladder Overactive bladder is a common condition that may affect 15% of American women, spanning all adult…
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Overactive Bladder Clinical Research Treatment

First, it's important to realize that OVERACTIVE BLADDER is not a “weak” bladder. In fact, OAB occurs when nerves are affected. These nerves send signals to your bladder at the wrong time, causing the muscle to squeeze without warning. This process causes your bladder to spasm uncontrollably, creating leakage, the strong sudden need to “go,” and…
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