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Vadge Bras And Incontinence: A Conversation Only 50+ Women Can Understand

Emma Nicholson | Posted 08.12.2014 | Fifty
Emma Nicholson

Photo Credit: Emma Nicholson Photo Credit: Emma Nicholson And here we are not actually having lunch together but thinking REALLY hard about it. ...

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

My Privates Have a Personal Trainer: Stories From Pelvic Floor Rehab (Part Two)

Lynn Shattuck | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Lynn Shattuck

Ally appears in the waiting room and walks me back to her office. I showered and shaved this morning, as if primping for a hot date. This lady has seen more of me lately than my husband has.

My Privates Have a Personal Trainer: Stories From Pelvic Floor Rehab (Part One)

Lynn Shattuck | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Lynn Shattuck

I laugh a little, because I always laugh when someone talks about farting or peeing and she just mentioned both. And also because Ally, the physical therapist who I just met, is staring at my lady parts. I tense my pelvic floor muscles while she watches. I feel like I am winking at a stranger. With my vagina.

Questions About Aging That You're Too Embarrassed (Or Afraid) To Ask

Posted 10.17.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul We asked these top doctors to explain some of the less-than-awesome surprises of getting older. Q. Argh, facial hair! Is there a...

New Beginnings

Dave Dubin | Posted 09.20.2013 | Impact
Dave Dubin

So I officially accepted a position I was offered on Wednesday, took the physical on Friday, and flew to the national sales meeting on Sunday. My wif...

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...

How To Make Incontinence Cool

Donna Highfill | Posted 07.03.2013 | Fifty
Donna Highfill

I've got some advice for baby boomer marketers. While we use your products, we aren't thrilled that we have to use them. Marketers need to understand the difference between marketing to a generation and marketing products by using a generational spokesmodel.

Kegel Rhymes With Bagel: What I Learned at Camp Kegel

Carolyn Bucior | Posted 12.18.2011 | Women
Carolyn Bucior

By the light of the campfire, I sipped my merlot, tightened my pelvic floor muscles, then quickly released ...

The 2 Exercises Every Woman Should Be Doing

OWN | Posted 11.09.2012 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Women's health physical therapists swear these pelvic workouts help forestall all kinds of female-specific problems. One's a classi...

Not a Girls Club: 14 Tips For Dealing With Male Incontinence

Health.com | Amanda MacMillan | Posted 09.30.2011 | Healthy Living

About 25 million Americans have urinary incontinence. It's estimated that three-fourths are women, but that leaves more than five million men with...

12 Natural Remedies For Incontinence

Health.com | Alicia Capetillo and Ashlee Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Few people want to talk about incontinence, but according to the National Association for Continence, nearly 25 million Americans struggle with blad...

The Shart Heard Round the World

Mike Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mike Gellman

It happened on a Saturday morning. I was driving to Glendale to pick up my mother-in-law's birds. Back then, I was married and could get talked into t...

10 Things That Can Make Incontinence Worse

health.com | 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.

Female Health Taboo

Dr. Jon LaPook | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jon LaPook

Urinary incontinence affects millions of women -- 38% of women over the age of 60 -- yet only 45% ever seek help for it. Men suffer from the problem at about half the rate. Only 22% of men seek help.