Many women live with a leaky bladder. This includes almost half of women over 50. But only 30 percent of women who leak talk to their urologists. They learn to live with the leaks because they believe it’s a normal part of getting older. It’s not.
Urinary incontinence affects 25 million adult Americans, according to the National Foundation for Continence. Although the loss of bladder control is a common health concern, it isn’t easy to live with. Both men and women experience urinary incontinence. Due to anatomical differences and childbirth, it’s more common in women than in men.
There are five different types of urinary incontinence.
Although medications for overactive bladder are often the first step tried to combat urges, many women stop taking them. If you have, you’re not alone.
Many women stop taking their overactive bladder (OAB) medications a year after they are initially prescribed. You may have found that the medication wasn’t effective or that the side effects,
Urology San Antonio is proud to welcome five new physicians; bringing the total number of urologists to 30, including six female urologists.
The new group of doctors brings with them exceptional skills that will compliment the group’s already exceptional level of patient care. Their addition will open up new appointment opportunities, decreased wait times,
It’s BBQ season in Texas, y’all. Unfortunately, a lot of those BBQ favorites can be irritants to those with Overactive Bladder. No need to fret – there’s still plenty of deliciousness to keep your taste buds and your bladder happy this summer.
What is Metabolic Syndrome?
Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of conditions that have shown to increase risk for stroke, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease (coronary heart disease and heart attack). It may also contribute to urologic conditions like Erectile Dysfunction (ED) and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH).
There are two types of blood in your urine. Blood you can see with the naked eye (gross hematuria) and blood that can only be seen using a microscope (microscopic hematuria).
Many instances of hematuria are harmless, but some could be the result of a more serious condition.
If you have gross hematuria,
Kidney stone pain can be unbearable, but your diet can have a major impact on stone formation. If you’re trying to avoid forming stones, here are 7 kidney stone diet tips.
Some traditional Thanksgiving foods have the potential to irritate your bladder and cause symptoms of Overactive Bladder like strong, sudden urges to urinate – even when your bladder isn’t full.
Two Female Urologists have joined Urology San Antonio, bringing the total number of urologists to 26 and increasing the number of female urologists from three to five.