The 5 Best Exercises for a Female Overactive Bladder

An overactive bladder can be a nuisance. Luckily, there are some exercises that will help improve urinary health and strength. These five exercises have been proven to help most patients control their overactive bladder and take back control of their lives: Pelvic Floor Ball Squeezes To begin, an exercise ball and a sturdy chair are

Does Soda Cause Kidney Stones?

  Kidney stones are hard, pebble-like deposits made from minerals and salts that form in your kidneys. About 11% of men and 7% of women suffer from kidney stones, and they have a track record for occurring more than once. They can be extremely painful as they pass. The pain from kidney stones has been

A Woman’s Guide to Treating Urinary Incontinence

Stress urinary incontinence is typically seen when women laugh, cough, sneeze, lift something heavy, or engage in strenuous physical activity, such as running. In its most severe form, stress incontinence may even occur with movements as small as rolling over in bed or standing up.

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10 Foods to Avoid With an Overactive Bladder

Many byproducts of what you eat and drink are directly excreted into the urinary tract. If your diet consists of foods or drinks that are known bladder irritants, your OAB symptoms may become worse. So take precaution and avoid these foods and beverages that may irritate the bladder:

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Meet the Doctor—Manish N. Damani, MD

Say hello to Dr. Manish N. Damani with Urology Specialists of the Carolinas! Dr. Damani specializes in a wide variety of urological health problems to help his patients achieve their best health. He also holds numerous memberships and is available at a number of locations for you to make an appointment with him. Dr. Damani

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Have Difficulty Urinating? What to Do for Urinary Retention

It’s an alarming feeling when you can’t urinate, or even if you’re experiencing a weakened stream of urine accompanied by a pressing need to urinate. There are several things that could be causing your difficulty with urination (also known as urinary retention). You may be able to urinate after following some simple steps, or you

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Medications and Hormones That Affect Fertility

There are many factors that can determine whether or not someone has a problem with infertility. Your environment plays a role, as does your lifestyle. There are also factors you can’t necessarily control, such as whether or not you had an undescended testicle at birth and your hormones. Medications and hormones are two of the

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Understanding the Food Pyramid—New Guidelines

It’s not always easy to track how well your diet is measuring up to the U.S Department of Agriculture’s food pyramid. However, with these new guidelines, the Department of Agriculture aims to make the pyramid easy to understand and ensure you’re getting enough of every food group.   What’s new for the food pyramid and

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National Nutrition Month 2016

Did you know that March is National Nutrition Month (NNM)? This day was created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in March 1973 and continues today. The goal of NNM is to encourage and empower people to make informed decisions about the foods they choose to eat as well as to adopt healthy habits

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Women’s Health Date

Are you ready to go on a date with your best girlfriends? Then gather everyone up and take advantage of this free Women’s Health and Fitness Day event at the Fitness Connection in Charlotte! The mission is to provide information to women about how to take care of their health as well as to encourage

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