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There are many reasons for decreased urine output (oliguria), from drinking less fluid to more serious causes like a heart complication or urinary obstruction. Generally, though, the more you drink the more urine you will release, but if urine output… Read More
Functional incontinence is a type of incontinence where the person does not recognize or feel the urge to have to urinate. This results in accidents where a person will urinate themselves. Another cause of accidents in functional incontinence is when… Read More
Overactive bladder is a problem where the bladder-storage function becomes impaired, resulting in a sudden urge to urinate. In some cases, the urge may be so strong that it can result in leaks before you can reach the bathroom –… Read More
Urine is often a light, pale-yellowish color, so when it appears dark this can be alarming. Dark urine can be a simple indication that you need to drink more water or it can be a sign of a more serious… Read More
There are numerous causes of foamy urine, including proteinuria, urinary tract infection, and kidney disease. Foamy urine appears to have a lot of bubbles resembling foam. Causes of foamy urine can range from completely being harmless to being indicative… Read More
Although lower urinary tract symptoms are common in women, they can affect men, too. The term lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) refers to storage, voiding, and post-void dribbling. Not only do LUTS affect a man’s quality of life, but they… Read More
Frequent urination risk is higher in men with larger waist circumference. The researchers found that men with waist measuring over than 100cm were three times more likely to report urinary problems, compared to men with a waist circumference of 90cm… Read More
Urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, and pelvic organ prolapse awareness is lacking among most women. Knowing the signs and symptoms of these conditions can help start the treatment sooner, but unfortunately, many women are unfamiliar with these conditions and their… Read More
Overactive bladder (OAB) is often associated with menopause, as both conditions are age related. This bladder condition commonly affects women aged 45 to 55 – who are quite likely to be undergoing menopause, too. OAB affects at least 17… Read More
In overactive bladder (OAB), presence of certain bacteria contributes to OAB symptoms. Debunking the commonly held belief that urine is sterile, researchers found that, in fact, it is not germ-free. Co-investigator Linda Brubaker said, “Doctors have been trained to believe… Read More
Overactive bladder (OAB) is a common condition among older adults, particularly women. Overactive bladder is often associated with other conditions in the body, including irritable bowel syndrome, and multiple sclerosis.
Here are some of our articles on overactive bladder, along… Read More
Bladder and urinary tract health is an important matter, particularly as we age. Aging can significantly impact the bladder and urethra, so it’s important to understand these changes to avoid complications and know how to address them.
The decline of… Read More