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Catheters And Me: A True Story From 21 Year Old Gemma

By Gemma Harenburg: So the story really begins since I came home. The background you ask? Well, let me explain. Although first of all, I would like to let you know that I want this article to be positively working towards reducing…

Taking Control Of Stress Urinary Incontinence

Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) is a very common condition, affecting an estimated 30% of women worldwide. The condition can have a significant impact on daily life affecting activities, relationships and emotional well-being. Two-thirds…

The Importance Of Hydration

Poor nutrition and hydration can sometimes make bladder and bowel symptoms worse, this article looks at all the reasons why good hydration is so important to the bladder and bowel.

How To Deal With Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence can be painful, embarrassing, and even debilitating. Whether it is you, a member of your family, or even a close friend, this is an issue many will have to deal with. Often people assume that urinary incontinence…

Eating Your Way To A Healthier Bladder and Bowel

We don’t talk about it but it’s something that happens to millions of us across the UK everyday and causes us to live in constant fear and embarrassment. Yes, that’s right I’m talking about...incontinence.

Urinary Tract Infection

Urinary tract infections (UTI’s) are a common and usually mild infection that can affect the bladder, urethra, ureters and kidneys. The infection can occur in your lower urinary tract and affect your bladder and urethra, this type of…

Urinary Tract Infection Treatments

Most mild lower urinary tract infections such as cystitis will clear up without the need for treatment after a few days. They can be uncomfortable and painful but symptoms can be eased with over-the-counter painkillers and by drinking…

After The Menopause

What Is The Postmenopause? This is the stage of every woman's life that follows the menopause, or her last menstrual period. A woman is definitely postmenopausal when she has not had a period for at least a year. Most women in the UK go…