In-depth

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.

Bladder control problems

Limiting alcohol, caffeine and other bladder irritants and retraining your bladder are steps you can take to help with bladder control problems.

Bladder control problems in women: Seek treatment

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

Bone metastasis

Bone metastasis occurs when cancer spreads to the bones.

Cerebral palsy

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

Cervical spondylosis

Cervical spondylosis is a chronic degeneration of the bones and disks of the neck, most likely caused by aging and wear and tear.

Chiari malformation

Chiari malformation is an uncommon condition in which brain tissue extends into the spinal canal, causing headaches and other potentially serious symptoms.

Cystoscopy

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

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.

Dietary fiber

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

Guillain-Barre syndrome

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.

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.

Medications for bladder control problems

Sciatica

The pain of acute sciatica can be excruciating, but it usually goes away in about six weeks. Learn how to feel better in the meantime.

Transverse myelitis

Transverse myelitis — inflammation of the insulating material that covers nerve cells in your spine (myelin) — causes pain, muscle weakness and other problems.

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.

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.

Urinary incontinence surgery in women

Vaginal atrophy

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

Vascular dementia

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