In-depth

Causes

Cerebral palsy

Cerebral palsy — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes and treatment of this movement disorder.

Diabetic neuropathy

Diabetes can damage nerves throughout your body — a condition known as diabetic neuropathy. Nerve damage can cause pain, disability and other serious complications.

Traumatic brain injury

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.

Complications

Bone metastasis

Bone metastasis occurs when cancer spreads to the bones.

Guillain-Barre syndrome

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

Bladder control problems

Limiting alcohol, caffeine and other bladder irritants and retraining your bladder may be among the first steps for improving bladder control.

Dietary fiber

Eat more fiber. You've probably heard it before. But do you know why fiber is so good for your health?

Kegel exercises for men

Kegel exercises aren't just for women. Find out how men can use Kegel exercises to strengthen their pelvic floor muscles.

Prevention

Kegel exercises

Are your pelvic floor muscles in good shape? Tone them with Kegel exercises — which you can do discreetly just about anytime and anywhere.

Risk factors

Aging

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.

Symptoms

Vaginal atrophy

You don't have to accept vaginal problems as part of getting older. Discover treatment options.

Tests and diagnosis

Cystoscopy

During cystoscopy, your doctor uses a special tool to look inside your bladder for abnormalities.

Ultrasound

Ultrasound imaging uses high-frequency sound waves to create images of structures in your body.

Urinalysis

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

Bladder control problems

Are you experiencing bladder control problems? Your doctor might suggest trying medication to reduce your symptoms.

Bladder control problems in women: Seek treatment

Do you avoid social activities because you fear losing bladder control? It's time to get help.

Urinary incontinence surgery

When distressing urinary incontinence symptoms persist despite conservative treatment, surgery may be an option.

Urinary incontinence: Incontinence products to help keep you dry

Find out how incontinence products, such as pessaries and urethral inserts, can help you deal with urinary incontinence.

Jun. 25, 2011