Tag Archives: urinary

Mesh sling for stress incontinence

Has anyone had to have their mesh sling removed because it was too tight and caused urinary retention? I’v been getting urniary tract infections and finally found out after seeing many doctors that it was due to the mesh sling. Now I have toread more »

Steps to Take to Improve Urinary Incontinence

I understand, you can’t do your jumping jacks any longer. Or cough in public, laugh uproariously; or take up running. Menopause can be so unfair to some of us. I know. For some reason, when I was starting to go through menopause; I could no longread more »

Female Dryness Creates Other Symptoms, Too

Female dryness is such a common side effect of menopause, many women attempt to ignore it.read more »

Even Small Medical Problems Can Cause Dyspareunia

Dyspareunia is such a big problem with such huge complications, it becomes overwhelming.read more »

Help for UTIs!

Ever since I went through menopause about five years ago, I get about 3-4 Urinary Track infections a year. Sure I take the over-the-counter medication to help relieve the pain, and eventually I end up in Urgent Care to get an antibiotic. I was tolread more »

Dyspareunia: Is the pain in your head, or your uterus?

Dyspareunia, painful sex, is a symptom that can be caused by a wide variety of different conditions.read more »

Menopause Mondays: Re-decorate my what? Is hysterectomy the right theme this holiday?

By now, you’ve probably crawled into the attic or dug through the hall closet to retrieve your family’s Christmas decorations to prepare for trimming your home and tree. The holidays are a fun opportunity to let out our inner Martha, and sometimeread more »

Are you performing Kegel exercises for women the wrong way?

Having children, getting older and losing estrogen can really take a toll on your vaginal muscles, but Kegel exercises for women can build them back up.read more »

Use electricity to treat bladder weakness

Can electrical pulses give you better control over bladder weakness?read more »

Leaking bladder guidelines help you manage and evaluate bladder weakness

The University of Michigan Health System has created a new set of guidelines to help physicians evaluate and monitor leaking bladder problems among their patients, but some of the information can be useful even if you haven’t got a medical degree.read more »