Be in control, don’t let your bladder control you. Here’s how…

Involuntary loss of urine, or incontinence, is fairly common. The good news is there are things you can do to get better control of your bladder. Options include a range from lifestyle changes to surgery. There is an option that’s right for you.    Track your habits to avoid trouble Three places to look for […]

Do I have a UTI? – Know the symptoms of a Urinary Tract Infection

Urinary Tract Infections, also commonly called UTIs, involve parts of the body concerned with the production, storage, and excretion of urine. These are the urethra, kidneys, bladder, and ureters. Infection can impact the lower or upper tract. The following includes some symptoms to look out for. If you have concerning symptoms, contact your healthcare provider. […]

Don’t be afraid to talk: Talk with your doctor about all your issues

There are certain things guys just don’t want to talk about. Wouldn’t it be great if simply ignoring a problem was enough to make it go away? Don’t learn the hard way that the opposite is true. Ignoring health concerns can sometimes give small problems time to become big problems. Talk to your doctor. It […]

Caring for a Loved One with Incontinence – How You Can Help Them

Men can experience incontinence for several reasons – traumatic injury, prostate health, diabetes, obesity and more. The good news is there are quite a few treatment options, but it is also important as a caregiver to help support them through their issues. As a caregiver, it is important to provide personal care and find effective […]

I have my life back thanks to treatment – What I did to regain control over the bathroom 

Nancy Ferrari, Senior Editor of Harvard Health, shares the following story of one man who regained control over the bathroom.   Christopher Miller is a 56-year old husband, father and real-estate agent. He became incontinent after a radical prostatectomy following a cancer diagnosis. Miller says he was led to believe the condition would resolve within […]