Author: Summit UroGynecology

Urinary Incontinence? You’re Not Alone.

Urinary incontinence—the accidental release of urine—is common, especially among older women. Stress incontinence happens when youwoman with frequent urination sneeze, cough, laugh, or do other things that put pressure on your bladder. Urge incontinence happens when you suddenly need to urinate and can’t reach the toilet in time. Incontinence can be caused by many things, such as weak muscles in the lower urinary tract, childbirth, and weight gain. Cutting back on caffeine, alcohol, and smoking can also help. Discover how keeping a “bladder diary” and talking with your doctor can help.

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If you are suffering symptoms of urinary incontinence, contact Summit UroGynecology in Youngstown or Akron, OH today for a diagnosis and to discuss treatment options. Call (330) 953-3414 or request an appointment online today!
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The Most Common Types Of Female Urinary Incontinence And How To Treat Them

For some reason female urinary incontinence is not a major topic of conversation among women, although it should be. It is a common problem among 25 – 45% of women over the age of 30 in the United States, and getting all the facts should be worth any embarrassment.

At the very least, all women should be aware of the most common types of female urinary incontinence and how to treat them.

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Reasons You May Be Getting Recurring UTIs

A UTI is an infection in any part of your urinary tract. Having one UTI is painful enough, but having them come back can be quite frustrating. If you get three or more of these infections within a year, this recurrence is known as chronic. However, the reasons you may be getting recurring UTIs might surprise you. Time to find out why and what to do about it.

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