Bladder leakage is a common condition faced by millions of men and women. Having small or large amounts of urine escape during a laugh, sneeze, or for no apparent cause can be embarrassing. However, it may be treated by making a few small changes t... Read More
What does it mean when your urine smells unusual? In any situation where the urine smells like ammonia, it is best to determine the underlying cause. Most cases are related to the consumption of certain foods and medications, whereas more serious c... Read More
I love my work. Not only do I write and give you the straight goods on getting healthy, but I also get to learn some of the most remarkable and strange facts about health every day.
For example, I was recently enlightened about one of the common sym... Read More
If you leak a few drops of pee when you laugh or cough, you may be suffering from a common condition known as stress incontinence.
Frequent bouts of urine leakage can be embarrassing but is manageable with stress incontinence treatment. We will look ... Read More
Peeing is one of those bodily functions we take for granted. When the urge hits, we simply find a washroom, go pee, wash our hands, and go about the day. But what happens when peeing becomes an issue? Perhaps you don’t seem to be peeing excessively... Read More
I was having dinner with my sister recently, and she mentioned that the doctor diagnosed her with a urinary tract infection (UTI). UTIs are the most common form of cystitis, which is the medical term to describe bacterial bladder infections. I told m... Read More
Kidney stones are concentrated deposits of minerals and salts that can form, unsurprisingly, within the kidneys.
When simply sitting in your kidneys, kidney stones do not normally produce symptoms. It’s only when they start to move and traverse the... Read More
What is cystitis of the bladder? Cystitis is a type of bladder inflammation that affects the bladder wall. The urinary bladder is a muscular sac in the pelvis, which stores urine after fluids have been filtered by the kidneys. The bladder normally st... Read More