iOS app Android app

Overactive Bladder

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's Really Going On With Your Late-Night Bathroom Trips

OWN | Posted 06.11.2015 | OWN

Getting a good night's sleep is vital to our health, but all too many people have their sweet slumber interrupted by their own bladders. Dr. Margarita...

The Embarrassing Health Problem That's Surprisingly Common Among Women

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 01.05.2015 | Fifty
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

I am one of the biggest believers in positive aging on the planet. Embracing who we are now, and all the new experiences that come along with getting older, is essential to our long term happiness and well-being. But, I'll also be the first to admit that sometimes these new -- and often unexpected -- changes can make us want to stick our heads in the sand.

Don't Say Shhh to Urine Incontinence -- It's Nothing to Sneeze At

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 03.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

Fortunately, there are treatments available for urinary incontinence, but first it had to be recognized as a treatable problem and talked about with a medical professional. There are several types of incontinence.

Always Running To The Bathroom? Your Bladder Health, Explained

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Sara Schwartz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Do you feel like you're constantly making trips to the bathroom? And do you sometimes (or often) find you leak a litt...

8 Ways to Achieve Bladder Control

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 09.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

Worried about getting too far from the bathroom or exercising without losing urine? That's called incontinence, and it isn't any fun. Twenty years ago...

FDA Approves Overactive Bladder Drug

Reuters | Posted 08.28.2012 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON, June 28 (Reuters) - U.S. drug regulators approved Astellas Pharma Inc's pill for overactive bladder on Thursday, boosting the Japanese d...

Why You Need Bathroom Breaks At Night

Posted 06.09.2012 | Healthy Living

By Let's face it, nothing is more annoying than being woken up mid-slumber because you have to go to the bathroom. While you may chas...

Soon, Botox For Overactive Bladder?

Posted 10.03.2011 | Healthy Living

Overactive bladders later this year could become the next big frontier for Botox, the anti-wrinkle drug, and significantly boost sales of the $1.5 bil...

10 Things That Can Make Incontinence Worse | Kristin Koch | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Incontinence can happen to anyone, although it's more common in women than men. The good news is that there are treatments -- and lifestyle changes -- that can help.