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Continence Issues: Catheters and their usessponsored by Coloplast Ltd.
There are many different reasons why you, or someone close to you, may need to pay special attention to managing their bladder. Bladder problems typically take the form of urinary incontinence (leaking urine) and urinary retention (inability to empty the bladder) and can arise from neurogenic disorders such as spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis and spina bifida. Incontinence and retention can also be age related, or result from an underlying physical disease, caused by a dysfunction in the bladder. For more information...
The Urology Foundation
The Urology Foundation is committed to transforming the lives of people with a urology condition through ground-breaking research, training and education. The money raised is invested directly into research to find better treatments and cures, and in educational training for urology professionals to care for and help people affected by urology conditions. Ready more about our charity supporter.
What does the colour of your wee say about your health?Written by talkhealth
According to research undertaken by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, staring into the toilet to check the colour of your wee isn’t always completely accurate in predicting true hydration particularly in older adults. Read more here.
Urinary IncontinenceWritten by talkhealth
Current estimates suggest around 3-6 million people in the UK experience some degree of urinary incontinence. The main symptoms people experience is leaking urine when you did not mean to (this can range from a small trickle or a larger ‘flood’ of urine). Find out more
The Danger of the TVT Bladder SlingStory by Kathy
I was a healthy and happy mum of two teenagers but had a niggling problem of suffering life’s little leaks when I exercised. It wasn’t the end of the world but when I heard about a simple little 20 minute day case operation to fix it I jumped at the chance. Ready Kathy's full story here.
Online Clinic on GynaecologyOpen 1 to 31 March 2017
If you have any questions about gynaecological issues including menopause, hysterectomy, pregnancy, fertility, menstruation, endometriosis, cervical smears and cervical cancer ask our experts throughout the month of March.See details
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