iOS app Android app

Urinary Incontinence

15 Million Americans Struggle With This Medical Condition -- And A New Study Shows How Yoga Could Help

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 05.10.2014 | Healthy Living

Urinary incontinence affects more than 15 million men and women in the U.S. not just medically, but emotionally and psychologically. Now a small new s...

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.

The Surprising Link Between Dancing, Video Games, And Your Pelvic Floor

Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty

Here's one more reason you should step out on the dance floor. If you're dealing with pesky urinary incontinence, busting a move could help put an end...

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...

The Pera-Chen Method: Urinary Incontinence, and How Stem Cell Therapy May Defeat It

Don C. Reed | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Don C. Reed

Stem cell researcher Renee Reijo-Pera and uro-gynecologist Bertha Chen are working together on a research grant from the California stem cell program.

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...

We Need to Talk About Urinary Incontinence

Richard W. Besdine, M.D. | Posted 10.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Richard W. Besdine, M.D.

Whether it's leaking urine during exercise, sneezing or laughing, or a sudden uncontrollable need to go that results in wet pads or pants, urinary incontinence is a problem that plagues many older people, most often women.

Overactive Bladder: How Much Is Too Much?

Health.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Do you have to go to the bathroom all the time or have "accidents" if you can't get there fast enough? You may have stress incontinence or urge inc...

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.

Sometimes Size Does Matter

Corrie McCrae | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Corrie McCrae

Sex-related urinary incontinence is actually pretty common. Sometimes it is a symptom of a more serious condition that needs medical attention. Often though, it is caused by weak pelvic floor muscles.

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.