Articles

This page contains articles about bladder issues and related conditions written by doctors, specialists, journalists and individuals from professional bodies and organisations.

  • Sacral Neuromodulation and how it can alleviate bladder incontinence

    Bladder incontinence is very common, with current estimates suggesting that 3-6million people in the UK and as many as 45 million people in Europe are living with some fo...

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  • What does the colour of your wee say about your health?

    You’ll have read much about how the colour of your wee can determine whether or not you are dehydrated, ie if your wee is dark in colour you haven’t drunk eno...

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  • Continence Issues: Catheters and their uses

    There are many different reasons why you, or someone close to you, may need to pay special attention to managing your bladder. Bladder problems typically take the form of...

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  • Blood in pee as a sign of bladder problems

    According to a recent survey of UK residents over half of the UK understand what urology is and 86.7% would seek medical attention if they found blood in their pee or sem...

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    Bladder Cancer

    Bladder cancer is the 7th most common type of cancer to affect the UK population. It affects more men than women and is more commonly found in those over 65; however it c...

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    Cystitis and Urinary Tract Infections

    Urinary tract infections also known as UTIs are extremely common infections which can affect the bladder, kidneys or the tubes connection these areas. UTIs tend to be mor...

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    Pharmacotherapy and Bladder issues

    Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and overactive bladder syndrome (OAB) can have a serious impact on a person�s quality of life. Living with bladder issues can make day...

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    Temporary Incontinence

    Incontinence affects between 3 and 6 million people in the UK alone, and can vary in its longevity depending on the cause or condition. It is temporary incontinence, and ...

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    Urinary Incontinence

    Urinary incontinence is a common problem which affects women more than men; older people are also more likely to experience problems leaking urine. Current estimates sugg...

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    Total Incontinence: the loss of control

    Incontinence can vary in its severity depending on the condition or cause, from short term to a life changing long term problem. Total incontinence is described as the t...

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  • Call for pelvic mesh suspension at Parliament - this operation is like a "car crash in the ...

    Women from across the UK who have suffered serious life changing pelvic floor injuries and long term chronic pain as a result of what is called a minor procedure to treat...

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