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Are there any exercises the help with urinary incontinence?

Are there any exercises the help with urinary incontinence?

Squeeze before Sneez: Some women find it difficult to locate their kegel muscles. Think about what you do when in an elevator and you don't want to pass gas? That's right you keep your tummy muscles soft and tighten your bottom. Those muscles close your urethra so urine doesn't leak (and also your vaginal opening for improved sex). Practice a few times a day. So remember when you feel a cough or a sneeze... Squeeze. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Beard
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Incontinence (Definition)

Incontinence denotes involuntary leaks of body wastes from urethra or anus; that from urethra is urinary incontinence, which may be classified as stress, urge, mixed (stress + urge), total, & overflow urinary incontinence, signifying its timing & specifics; that from anus is fecal incontinence, which may be urge, stress, total, etc. reflecting the ...Read more


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Are there any ways to reduce the amount if bladder leakage?

Are there any ways to reduce the amount if bladder leakage?

See your doc: It is not normal for a 16year old female to have leakage of urine. You may have a low-grade urinary infection or a urologic issue. Start with your doc, he/she should do some tests and may send you to a gynecologist or rologist if indicated. Get this checked out. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies to relieve the symptoms of cystitis?

Are there any home remedies to relieve the symptoms of cystitis?

Pain relief: If you are talking about the symptoms of painful urination, you can purchase Azo over the counter at your local pharmacy. This is the pyridium (phenazopyridine) equivalent to help with painful urination. If you truly have a bacterial cystitis, the recommendations are to have it treated with antibiotics. If you are having numerous UTIs, the recommendation is further evaluation from a urologist to see why. ...Read more

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Are there any medications that help you stop the leaking of the bladder?

Are there any medications that help you stop the leaking of the bladder?

Yes: Yes, there are medications available, but you definitely need to see your pcp in order to determine the cause of your problem. If it is due to a weak bladder muscle then pharmacological treatment is available, if it is due to infection you need antibiotic, etc... ...Read more

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Are there any natural ways, such as exercises, that might help with scoliosis?

Are there any natural ways, such as exercises, that might help with scoliosis?

Scoliosis: Yes exercises can definitely help you . Your doctor can refer to a physical therapist who can develop proper exercises for you ...Read more

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Are there any alternative therapies to help with rectal prolapse?

Are there any alternative therapies to help with rectal prolapse?

No: For full-thickness rectal prolapse, surgery is the only option that will correct the problem. There are options available. If not corrected, symptoms may worsen as the prolapse weakens the sphincter and the patient develops more symptoms of incontinence which may become irreversible. ...Read more

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Are there any exercises that can help ptosis ?

Are there any exercises that can help ptosis ?

None: Eyelid ptosis is a droop of the upper lid due to muscle weakness or malposition. Surgery is the only permanent corrective. There is a temporary appliance hooked onto glasses called a ptosis crutch which can lift the lid but this is uncomfortable and not a long term solution. No exercises will help. ...Read more

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Do kegel exercises help with the leaking of urine?

Do kegel exercises help with the leaking of urine?

Absolutely!: Kegels can help. But many women w/ leakage or urinary incontinence do not have healthy pelvic muscles and cannot "kegel" (aka pelvic muscle exercise) properly. If you injured your shoulder muscles & had trouble with shoulder - you wouldn't think twice about seeing a physical therapist(pt). Do pme squeeze for 10, relax for 10, for up to 50 reps a day. Ideally seek script for pelvic floor pt. ...Read more

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Are there exercises to increase bladder sizes?

Are there exercises to increase bladder sizes?

Yes, but...: Periodic holding of urine can help train the bladder to hold a larger volume of urine before severe urgency occurs. However, this is not generally recommended since overstretching of the bladder can lead to compromised function. If you are bothered by how often you urinate, see your physician for evaluation. Urinary frequency is not always caused by a "small bladder". ...Read more

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Are there any non prescription remedies that could help alleviate the symptoms of adhd?

Are there any non prescription remedies that could help alleviate the symptoms of adhd?

For some : Some patients, children and adults. Are able to find benefit in dietary interventions and the use of supplements. Some foods are more likely than others to have affect on behavior and focus and attention. Because it can be overwhelming to decide which interventions to try a provider familiar with the options can save you time. ...Read more

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Are there any exercises that help or prevent carpal tunnel?

Are there any exercises that help or prevent carpal tunnel?

Yes: Be sure to practice proper ergonomics. If your at a keyboard, use a wrist rest, keep wrists straight and don't overextend or flex while typing. Take breaks to stretch the tissues across the wrist- usually flexion/ extension of the wrist, hands, and fingers. Try to keep items you use frequently close at hand to avoid repetitive reaching and grasping. Carpal tunnel syndrome is an overuse problem. ...Read more

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Are there exercises that can help with rls?

Are there exercises that can help with rls?

Not really: Tiring yourself out may not help the feeling of rls. In fact, fatigue can actually aggravate it. Stretching the legs, massage, warm baths can be helpful. Most people will have temporary relief by walking. If the RLS delays your sleep enough to cause sleep deprivation or if it is ruining your ability to relax, consider talking to your doctor. ...Read more

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Are there any new procedures or medications to help with cerebral palsy after age 18?

Are there any new procedures or medications to help with cerebral palsy after age 18?

By symptom, not age: Treatment for cerebral palsy (CP) depends on symptoms. Medication to control seizures, as well as meds and/or surgery to relieve GI problems and muscle spasticity, are options that can be used at various ages. Each CP patient has a different set of issues so it is important to consult a doctor familiar with the patient's history & progress. For adults, jobs, mobility, & independence are important. ...Read more

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Are there any specific treatments that help with gallbladder pain?

Are there any specific treatments that help with gallbladder pain?

Gall bladder: Inflammation of gall bladder such as in gall stones or in anorexia nervosa. Should be differentiated from liver disease, peptic ulcer, pancreatitis, intestinal obstruction, hiatus hernia, colitis, kidney stones, appendicitis. Your doctor can run thorough workup & give advise. Treating the cause is a way to bring relief. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies that can help to diminish the symptoms of ADHD in adults?

Are there any home remedies that can help to diminish the symptoms of ADHD in adults?

ADHD is complex: After careful evaluation most individuals require a multifaceted treatment approach which likely includes medication, skill development, & environmental adjustments (school & work). Healthy living habits (good sleep, nutrition, exercise, relationships, attitudes) help overall health & enhance other measures. Good source of info: http://www.Additudemag.Com/. ...Read more

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Are there any natural ways that can help treat a uti?

Are there any natural ways that can help treat a uti?

Yes: Thenatural way to cure a UTI isto take a natural antibiotic to which the infecting bacteria is susceptible. 3-5 days treatment will cure a bladder infection, 7-14 days for a kidney infection. Other natural treatments will fail. ...Read more

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What are some practical tips or recommendations for coping with fecal incontinence?

What are some practical tips or recommendations for coping with fecal incontinence?

Firm it up: In early incontinence, making the stool firmer can decrease leakage. Increase fiber or even add imodium (loperamide). Avoid drinking with your meals, which can make stool looser. Be careful not to get too constipated, however. We do have a lot more options for incontinence, so consider seeing a colorectal surgeon for treatment options. ...Read more

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Dr. Katharine Cox
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Urinary (Definition)

Any subject, be it anatomy, physiology, or object pertaining to urine. For example: urinary tract (anatomy), urinary catheter (object), ...Read more


Dr. Hugo Ribot
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Loss Of Bladder Control (Definition)

Is any involuntary leakage of urine. There are a few types of urine incontinence and your physician can ...Read more