Women and LUTS: Atonic Bladder

May 12, 2023 8:08:09 PM

Many women with a Spinal Cord Injury, Spina Bifida, Multiple Sclerosis (MS) or injury from child birth have difficulties emptying the bladder. In this article we focus on the reason: Atonic Bladder.

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Topics: Women's health, Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS)

Female urinary incontinence: symptoms, diagnosis & treatment

Mar 15, 2023 2:00:00 PM

Female urinary incontinence is a very common condition. It affects 1 in 4 women and means an involuntary loss of urine. As well as the physical effects of the condition, frequent accidents can lead to social discomfort or isolation. Let's take a look at what everyday life entails with respect to recognizing and treating this issue, how can we recognize it and what solutions and treatments are available.

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Topics: Women's health, Bladder management, Bladder dysfunction

Proud to Catheterize

Feb 27, 2021 1:08:43 AM

After being told in her 30s that she would need to catheterize for the rest of her life, Serena Green felt humiliated. Now she is proud to catheterize but her journey to acceptance in the years following involved friends, family and healthcare professionals.

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Topics: Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC), Spina Bifida, Women's health, CIC