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A bladder neck obstruction affects the group of muscles that connect from the bladder to the urethra. These muscles are responsible for holding in urine and releasing it when appropriate. When the bladder neck becomes obstructed, urine flow can be… Read More
Having an overactive bladder can make almost any task a difficult one. Trying to sleep at night with the constant urge to urinate can be more than just irritating – it can prevent you from getting any real rest. And… Read More
Smelly urine can be caused by many different factors, but most of them are non-threatening and can be addressed with simple solutions.
While most of the time you can overlook the smelly odor of your urine (especially if it’s a… Read More
Paruresis—or shy bladder—is a syndrome with many different names, and while it may sound silly, it is real. Paruresis, bashful bladder, pee-shy, bathroom phobia; no matter what term is used by the person who has the syndrome, the bottom line… Read More
Sometimes we have to hold in our pee because there isn’t a bathroom in sight. If you do this once in a while, it isn’t that detrimental, but constantly holding in your pee can set you up for some serious… Read More
Literally millions of Americans suffer from atonic or neurogenic bladder. The atonic bladder signs vary from person to person, but the worst of the neurogenic bladder symptoms is the inability to control bladder function. Neurogenic or atonic bladder symptoms can… Read More
A urinary tract infection is one of the most common forms of bacterial infection, which accounts for millions of doctor and hospital emergency visits in the United States every year. Now, scientists may have found a urinary tract infection prevention… Read More
Ever noticed that when you consume asparagus your pee has a different odor? Maybe you have noticed it but never thought to yourself why this occurs. Well, science has now unveiled the mystery behind this phenomenon and the answer depends… Read More
There are a wide slew of causes that can contribute to bubbles in urine. In some cases, the case is so harmless that it will pass on its own, while in other cases, some medical intervention may be required.
Having… Read More
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