Over Active Bladder or OAB, as it is commonly referred to, is a term that you will usually hear or read about when the topic of discussion is urinary incontinence. Whenever you see a commercial on TV for a drug that is used to treat urinary incontinence, you will usually hear about an “over active […]
What is this OAB I keep hearing about?
10 Foods to Avoid if You Have Urinary Incontinence
All the fluids we drink affect our urinary cycles, but some fluids (such as coffee and beer) have a greater impact, since they are diuretic bladder irritants. Even fruit juices can increase the urge to urinate, as their acidic content irritates our bladders. If frequent urination at night is an issue, controlling the timing and […]
On Compassion and Being Helpful
When we were raising our four children, my wife became regional director for La Leche League International. Her goal was helping mothers succeed with breastfeeding. A doctor friend of ours and I spoke on the advantages of Husband Coached Childbirth. We also stressed the importance of the father supporting the nursing mothers. In 1997, with […]