Prostate & Bladder Health

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

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, prostates typically […]

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November 1, 2016

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

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 in women,” said […]

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June 13, 2016

Prostate Check – How to Tell When You Should Worry

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 older, prostates typically […]

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