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Painful Bladder? What You Need to Know about Interstitial Cystisis

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Interstitial Cystitis is a condition that affects approximately 4 million Americans. This chronic or recurring condition primarily occurs in women. It is not the same as a urinary tract infection in that interstitial cystitis cannot be treated with antibiotics. The Learn more »

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When your Bladder Won’t Let you Sleep

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You know that you need a good night’s sleep to wake up feeling refreshed and able to function during the day. However, your bladder doesn’t. If you wake up multiple times a night to urinate, you know what we mean. Learn more »

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Bladder Cancer is a Smoking Risk

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Of all the risks that smokers face, bladder cancer is certainly not the first that comes to mind. Initially, we think of the immediate impact that contact with caustic chemicals and tobacco have on oral tissues, the throat, and the Learn more »

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What you can Learn from your Bathroom Habits

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The body has an innate way of telling us that something may be going awry inside. If you listen carefully, you may be privy to some very important information. Here, we will discuss a few indicators that you may want Learn more »

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Bladder Problems? Eat This, Not That!

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Urge incontinence can be a big problem, causing you to have a sudden, intense sensation that you need to urinate. Sometimes, incontinence may actually occur, with a small (hopefully) amount of urine “let loose.” In treating urge incontinence, lifestyle modifications Learn more »

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When it comes to overactive bladder, it’s time for the truth

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Like many common problems, there can be a lot of bad information and misconceptions around them. This is particularly true when it comes to overactive bladder. It’s a problem for many of us — the National Association for Continence reports Learn more »

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Is your bladder controlling you?

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Some call it a bladder issue, others, bladder control. Some don’t speak of it at all. But the fact is, millions of men and women live every day with urinary incontinence, or Overactive Bladder (OAB), as it is often called. Learn more »

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Get to Know the Causes of OAB

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Having an overactive bladder, also known as OAB, can be frustrating. Although it is more common in people over 40, we also get younger patients here at our Plano urology practice who need bladder control treatments. The bladder becomes overactive once Learn more »

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Pelvic Floor Exercises for Your Overactive Bladder

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One way to take control over your overactive bladder is to perform pelvic floor exercises or Kegels. It is important to know how to do these routines right in order to control your urine leaks. Don’t worry. Here are tips Learn more »

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Symptoms Commonly Associated with a Urinary Tract Infection

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A UTI infection does not occur in one specific place within the body’s urinary tract. The urinary tract begins at the opening of the urethra and goes along to the kidneys. It consists of the bladder, urethra, and ureters. A Learn more »

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