How to deal with urinary incontinence, its types and treatment

Urinary incontinence, often called loss of bladder control, is the unwanted loss or leak of urine. It is a symptom, not a disease, caused by a variety of conditions, common in millions of women which can be a source of great embarrassment

How to deal with urinary incontinence, its types and treatmentOne out of every four women has urinary incontinence after the age of 30 years, and 8 out of 10 who are affected, mistakenly believe that incontinence is a normal part of ageing. They believe that it is a temporary problem which would go away on its own or they would have to just live […]

Pune: Rare birth defects leaves baby’s bladder exposed

Bladder exstrophy is a birth defect. It's a condition where the bladder and parts around it form outside the body. The anomaly occurs among one in one lakh children

Pune: Rare birth defects leaves baby’s bladder exposedDoctors at Sassoon Hospital in Pune operated upon a nine-month-old girl with a rare birth defect. The condition caused the bladder to remain open and exposed, leading to urine being drained directly over the child’s abdomen. While the surgery for such a defect is usually done just days after birth, lack of access to health […]

Health alert: BPH and sexual function

These two conditions don’t necessarily seem linked, but certain treatments that relieve BPH can cause ED and other sexual side effects. On the other hand, treating ED can improve enlarged prostate symptoms

Health alert: BPH and sexual functionProstate enlargement, also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), and erectile dysfunction (ED)are separate problems. Both increase with age, but one causes problems in the bathroom and the other in the bedroom. However, the two are somewhat linked. BPH happens when your prostate becomes enlarged, but cancer isn’t the cause. A man’s prostate continues growing throughout most […]