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I Can't Stop Peeing

Robin Hopkins | Posted 07.07.2016 | Women
Robin Hopkins

I sat in the waiting room of Dr. Wu's office, flipping through an issue of Us Weekly from 2015. Occasionally, I looked up at the receptionist in hopes that she might acknowledge me or maybe even call me in for my appointment. When that didn't happen, I read and reread the sign that said I would be charged the full amount of the appointment if I was late.

What Is a Healthy Bladder?

Society for Women's Health Research | Posted 02.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Society for Women's Health Research

If you have bothersome bladder symptoms, talk to your health care provider. Often, women suffer from "bladder on the brain" for years before seeking treatment. If you have regular urine leakage or urinary frequency that keeps your mind on your bladder, discuss it with your physician.

What Happens To Your Body When You Hold In Your Pee

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 01.22.2016 | Healthy Living

You're on a roadtrip and you have to pee, but you're not exactly in a convenient place to stop. It's easy to think, "I'll just wait for the next rest ...

This Is How To Calm Your Bladder And Pee Less Often

Grandparents.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.12.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Do you often feel the urge to pee and feel like you just can't hold it? Do you head to the bathroom far more than you think is n...

School Bathroom Habits Impact Life-Long Bladder Health: Opening the Door to the Girls' Room

Society for Women's Health Research | Posted 10.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Society for Women's Health Research

A survey of elementary teachers showed that over 80 percent of teachers encouraged students to hold their urine. In middle school and high school, there are very short breaks between classes, and many students end up holding their urine all day long.

5 Essential Tips To Help Anyone With A Weak Bladder

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.08.2015 | Fifty

Do you always look for the nearest bathroom when you're out in public? And do you worry about long road trips or sneezing too hard? Then you probably ...

Bladders and Bears and Butts, Oh My!

Mary McLaurine | Posted 05.27.2016 | Comedy
Mary McLaurine

Vaginal Mesh, Vaginal Sling, Bladder Mesh, Bladder Sling. I have heard these 8 words over the last three months more than I have heard my own name spoken over my 60 years on earth. I don't know what they are.

You May Be Getting Up To Go To The Bathroom At Night Because Of Sleep Apnea

Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine | Posted 05.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine

Just like clockwork, it's time to get up and pee again. If it seems like the bane of getting a continuous night of sleep in middle age and beyond, it may not have to be. Learn a surprising reason why you may have to wake to urinate at night and how improvement can occur without seeing a urologist, but a sleep specialist instead.

On the 12th Day of Christmas, My Hormones Said to Me...

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 02.21.2015 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

This Christmas, it's a hormone-filled holiday, thanks to our old friends perimenopause and menopause. Pour yourself a cup of spiked eggnog and sing along with me.

Rand Paul's Bladder: Patriotism and the Micturition Reflex

Craig Bowron | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Craig Bowron

At this point, only a urinal somewhere just outside the Senate chambers knows the truth. And of course, the CIA.

"My Vagina Fell Out": Woman Shares Health Horror

Sphere | Buck Wolf | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Allison Henry isn't the first to suffer from a horrifying medical condition that few women talk about. But her case was particularly bad, and she's ju...