Bladder Support

Joyce Hollman

When your bladder works overtime

Despite what many people think, an overactive bladder is not a natural or inevitable part of aging. It is a diagnosable condition that, while more likely with age, can occur at any age. If an overactive bladder is affecting your quality of life, check out your options — from botox to bladder training and more…

Jenny Smiechowski

The strange sign women get their health is headed for trouble

Women have a serious disadvantage when it comes to aging. They’re much more likely to develop physical limitations and disability with age than men. And scientists have no clue why. Stay vigilant and watch out for this one warning sign that your physical abilities are on the downslide…

Jenny Smiechowski

The simple solution that slashes frequent bladder infections almost by half

Bladder infections travel in packs. Once you get one, there’s a good chance another one’s not far behind. In fact, over a quarter of women get a second bladder infection within six months. But there is something you can do to slash your risk of a second infection almost in half…

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

4 serious risks from prescription bladder control medication

Bladder problems? No big deal, right. Just get a script from the doctor. Before you take another pill, there are four major health risks that come with taking that prescription bladder control medication that you need to know about…

Virginia Tims-Lawson

How to laugh, cough, sneeze and run without bladder leaks

I used to dread coughing or sneezing because it made my bladder leak. That’s when I decided I had to do something. But, what? The medications rob your brain of acetylcholine, needed by neurons to communicate. No worries, you don’t have to choose between a happy bladder and functioning brain…

Virginia Tims-Lawson

Don’t sacrifice your brain for your bladder

Overactive bladder can be stressful. But one of the most common prescription medications for overactive bladder comes with some serious side effects that are much worse than all the urinary urgency, frequency, stress or incontinence in the world…