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Smoking Linked With Increased Bladder Symptoms in Women

by | September 12th, 2011

Smoking Linked With Increased Bladder Symptoms in Women. Urinary Urgency and Frequency increased 3 fold. Dr. Mathews

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Interstim and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

by | March 22nd, 2011

Interstim, an FDA approved treatment for urinary urgency and frequency that stimulates the sacral nerve near the tailbone to help restore control of the urinary bladder muscle. has been granted indication in the treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome according to sources. An announcement is expected soon. Till this is confirmed by the FDA and Medtronic, this information should be considered preliminary.

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Botox May Improve Overactive Bladder

by | November 3rd, 2010

Botox injections may be best known for smoothing facial lines, but they may also help soothe an overactive bladder, a small study shows. UK researchers found that among 34 patients with stubborn overactive bladder symptoms, those treated with Botox showed improvements in symptoms and quality of life that lasted up to six months. The findings,…Read the Rest of Article

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Announcing the Pre-Sale of the NEW 2011 Customizing the Interstitial Cystitis Diet!

by | October 30th, 2010

A lot has changed since I wrote the first Confident Choices IC diet book! In 2009, a collaboration among IC diet experts in the United States created the first standardized IC Diet Food List based on the first scientific validation of food affecting IC patients. We also know more about how stress affects IC, and…Read the Rest of Article

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Weight Loss After Delivery Lowers Incontinence Risk

by | September 17th, 2010

It may not be how much weight a woman gains during pregnancy, but how much she loses afterward, that affects her risk of urinary incontinence after childbirth, a new study suggests.

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