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Online Clinic on Bladder IssuesOpen 1 to 30 June 2017
Clinical experts will be available to answer questions on issues, symptoms and treatments surrounding bedwetting, cystitis & UTI's, urinary incontinence (urge and stress), overactive bladder syndrome, bladder cancer, bladder stones and catheters.See details
Cystitis & Urinary Tract InfectionsWritten by talkhealth
Urinary tract infections, also known as UTIs, are extremely common infections which can affect the bladder, kidneys or the tubes connecting these areas. UTIs tend to be more common in women, with some experiencing them regularly, however they can also occur in men and children. You may hear a UTI being referred to as Cystitis; this is because Cystitis is the name given to an infection or inflammation within the bladder.
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.
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...
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.
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