How to Perform Kegel Exercises for Men and Women

While there are many benefits to Kegel Exercises, the primary benefit from a urological perspective is help with incontinence. Exercises that strengthen the pelvic floor muscles can help hold urine inside the bladder and prevent leakage. Like any muscle, the more you exercise the pelvic floor, the better it will function.

Ureteral Stent

Ureteral Stents – What you need to know

What is a ureteral stent?

Ureteral stents are small tubes inserted into the ureter to treat or prevent a blockage that prevents the flow of urine from the kidney to the bladder. The most common reason for ureteral stents is the treatment of kidney stones. Below are the answers to some of the questions we receive about ureteral stents.


4 Saint Patrick’s Day Bladder Irritants

Saint Patrick’s day is around the corner and with it some traditional Irish food dishes. But, some of these tasty foods can irritate your bladder. This is especially true if you have overactive bladder or interstitial cystitis. Both conditions can cause sudden urges to urinate; even when the bladder isn’t full. Some people are able to reduce these urges by avoiding certain foods.

FDA Approves First Medication to Treat Low Sexual Desire in Females

Today, the FDA made history by approving the use of flibanserin to treat Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD).  Until now, there has not been an FDA approved medication to treat female sexual disorders.

“It’s an exciting time for women because we’re finally getting a true medical approach to addressing a major issue we have in sexual health,” says Peggy Francis,