Prostate & Bladder Health

December 15, 2016

Don’t Be Shy About Intimacy – Do These Sexual Health FAQs Apply to You?

By Trisha McBride Ferguson If you feel like you and your spouse or partner have “lost that lovin’ feeling,” don’t despair. It’s not uncommon, and it doesn’t have to be permanent. Like anything worthwhile, maintaining a healthy romantic relationship takes time and effort. Here are some tips and ideas to help you recapture some of […]

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November 23, 2016

Pelvic Support Problems – Expert Advice for Women

By Trisha McBride Ferguson Pelvic floor disorder can have an adverse effect on many aspects of a woman’s life — from work and exercise to sexual activity. “Approximately one in three women will experience problems with pelvic floor dysfunction — including urinary leakage, vaginal or uterine prolapse, bowel leakage, emptying problems and urinary tract infections,” […]

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November 17, 2016

Stress Urinary Incontinence in Women – Options to Help Improve Your Quality of Life

By Nancy Howden, MD Western Carolina Women’s Specialty Center Urinary incontinence is defined as the involuntary leakage of urine, and can be caused by a multitude of factors that may result in a wide variety of symptoms that can affect an individual’s physical and psychological well-being, with devastating impacts on overall sense of self. Studies […]

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November 14, 2016

Prostate Check – How to Tell When You Should Worry

By Jason Schneider November is Bladder Health Month — a good time to think about something you probably don’t think about too often: your prostate. “Typically, men aged 50 and above are at risk for prostate issues,” said Brian L. Cohen, MD, MPH, of Victoria Urological Associates, an affiliate of Mission Health. “As men get older, […]

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November 1, 2016

What’s Your Bladder Health IQ? Take Our Quiz About Bladder Problems, Causes and Treatments

By Jason Schneider It’s something you probably don’t think about until you have a problem: your bladder. Your age and sex play a role in what type and the frequency of the bladder problems you might have, said Linda Gale, PA, of McDowell Urology in Marion. “For example, urinary tract infections are much more common […]

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June 13, 2016

Prostate Check – How to Tell When You Should Worry

By Jason Schneider June is Men’s Health Month — a good time to think about something you probably don’t think about too often: your prostate. “Typically, men aged 50 and above are at risk for prostate issues,” said Brian L. Cohen, MD, MPH, of Victoria Urological Associates, an affiliate of Mission Health. “As men get […]

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