7 self-care practices that aid in fallen bladder

A Fallen bladder is a condition in which the bladder slips down into the vagina. The ligaments and the muscles of the vagina form a wall that holds and keeps the bladder in place. When the tissues become weak and loose, they stretch towards the vagina causing the medical condition. Women are at the risk of […]

The symptoms and causes of a fallen bladder

The bladder is encompassed by the pelvis and carries out the function of storing urine in the body. When an individual feels the urge to urinate, it is the bladder that is pressurized by the filling of urine. While urinating, the fluid passes through the bladder before getting flushed out of the body. In case […]

How to maintain good gallbladder health

Here is a quick biology class for you. Let’s understand the importance of a gallbladder in a human body. Despite being a tiny organ, gallbladder is responsible for the proper functioning of the entire body directly and indirectly. It looks like a pear and has three segments to it, the fundus, the body, and the […]

Everything you need to know about the overactive bladder syndrome

Affecting millions of citizens, an overactive bladder is an extremely widespread health condition that severely affects the functionality of a bladder. Although this syndrome can affect anyone, it usually observed amongst the elderly individuals and women post pregnancy. What are the symptoms and causes of an overactive bladder? The most common overactive bladder symptoms are […]

The most common overactive bladder symptoms

An overactive bladder (OAB) is a condition where one finds it extremely difficult to hold the urine on a regular basis, which results to multiple trips to the bathroom. OAB is currently one of the most common health problems. It affects over 33 million Americans. Having an OAB can significantly alter one’s lifestyle as it […]

Home remedies for an overactive bladder

Overactive Bladder is the cause for Urge or Effort Incontinence. Normal causes of this condition are cystitis or inflammation of the bladder walls, consequences of spinal injury or neurological disorders like Parkinson’s disease and enlarged prostate. Injecting Botox directly into the bladder wall is one of the more recent treatments. Similarly implanting a stimulator on […]

Treatment options for an overactive bladder

Incontinence due to an overactive bladder is called Urge/Effort Incontinence, and is the second most common of its kind. An overactive bladder tends to contract involuntarily. When this happens, urine will escape and whatever one does, it cannot be stopped altogether. The amount of leak depends on the severity and duration of the contraction. Often […]