Cerebral palsy — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes and treatment of this movement disorder.
Diabetes can damage nerves throughout your body — a condition known as diabetic neuropathy. Nerve damage can cause pain, disability and other serious complications.
While mild traumatic brain injury generally results in few long-term problems, more severe injury can cause several physical, emotional, behavioral, communication and cognitive problems.
Bone metastasis occurs when cancer spreads to the bones.
Guillain-Barre syndrome may cause severe weakness, numbness or paralysis — starting in the extremities and often spreading throughout the entire body.
Lifestyle and home remedies
Limiting alcohol, caffeine and other bladder irritants and retraining your bladder may be among the first steps for improving bladder control.
Eat more fiber. You've probably heard it before. But do you know why fiber is so good for your health?
Kegel exercises aren't just for women. Find out how men can use Kegel exercises to strengthen their pelvic floor muscles.
Are your pelvic floor muscles in good shape? Tone them with Kegel exercises — which you can do discreetly just about anytime and anywhere.
Aging isn't glamorous, but you're not necessarily at the mercy of Mother Nature. Find out how healthy lifestyle choices can influence the way you age.
You don't have to accept vaginal problems as part of getting older. Discover treatment options.
Tests and diagnosis
During cystoscopy, your doctor uses a special tool to look inside your bladder for abnormalities.
Ultrasound imaging uses high-frequency sound waves to create images of structures in your body.
Urinalysis can be used to assess your overall health, detect a wide range of disorders, or monitor a medical condition or treatment.
Treatments and drugs
Are you experiencing bladder control problems? Your doctor might suggest trying medication to reduce your symptoms.
Do you avoid social activities because you fear losing bladder control? It's time to get help.
When distressing urinary incontinence symptoms persist despite conservative treatment, surgery may be an option.
Find out how incontinence products, such as pessaries and urethral inserts, can help you deal with urinary incontinence.
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