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  • Sheryl Underwood wears Depend underwear in commercial aired during Emmy Awards
    Sheryl Underwood wears Depend underwear in commercial aired during Emmy Awards
    Not only are people talking about who won the Emmy awards and who wore what on the red carpet, but viewers are also talking about Sheryl Underwood's commercial about Depend adult diapers. Underwood is a spokeswoman for Depend, and she is brave...
  • Pilates for the Pelvic Floor
    4 Pilates Exercise Tips for Strengthening Your Pelvic Floor
    While I was working with a client the other day, she shared about her week’s fun adventures (or as it turned out, not so fun adventures).Her kids had the day off from school, so she decided to load them up and take them to a new trampoline...
  • Bubbles in a glass of water
    Natural remedies for urinary incontinence
    Urinary incontinence is not a natural symptom of aging. Natural methods may be used to control it, provided there is no serious underlying cause. Diseases and conditions should be ruled out by a physician prior to using natural control methods...
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    Overcoming bladder embarrassment with Depend underwear with new Fit-Flex
    Incontinence is a bladder condition that is, unfortunately, experienced by many Americans. Leaking from time to time shouldn’t be an embarrassment. According to studies conducted through Kimberly-Clark Corporation, US Incidence Study, 2012,...
  • Niecy Nash with Dr. Oz
    Niecy Nash portrays a urethra and sprays audience members on 'The Dr. Oz Show'
    Niecy Nash portrayed a urethra on Monday’s episode of “The Dr. Oz Show” to assist an audience member that suffers from incontinence. Dr. Oz detailed the cause of the condition in the demonstration as Nash (the urethra) mock...
  • Perform these simple exercises to strengthen the pelvic floor
    Perform these simple exercises to strengthen the pelvic floor
    The pelvic floor muscles are like a hammock that runs under the pelvis and supports the organs of the lower abdomen - the bladder, uterus, and rectum. Strong pelvic floor muscles are important to stabilize the pelvis and provide core strength for...
  • Relieve incontinence and lower back pain by strengthening the pelvic floor
    Relieve incontinence and lower back pain by strengthening the pelvic floor
    The pelvic floor muscles are like a hammock that runs under the pelvis and supports the organs of the lower abdomen - the bladder, uterus, and rectum. Strong pelvic floor muscles are important to stabilize the pelvis and provide core strength for...
  • To Pee...or Not to Pee
    What's so funny about prostate problems?
    Dealing with malfunctioning body parts, especially when it involves a cancer diagnosis is not funny. Still, if we are to believe the notion that laughter is the best medicine, finding something to laugh about in a not-so-funny situation might be...
  • squat toilet
    Squatting: The healthiest position for the toilet
    Modern bathrooms are designed for sanitation, ease of cleaning, and a dignified, Western approach to...pooping. However, the fine ceramic "throne" we all know and use every day may actually be causing some of the most common health...
  • Urinary bladder
    Overactive bladders create distress for men and women
    Even though overactive bladder is not a disease, people need options to deal with the embarrassing and socially awkward circumstances created by the urge to pass urine in public situations.If you are one of the many individuals who desperately...
  • Melanie Crites-Bachert, D.O. giving a talk at Providence Portland Medical Center
    Incontinence is a 12-letter word, part two
    Back to the doctor. Melanie Crites-Bachert, D.O. that is, and her illuminating 45-slide PowerPoint talk given at Providence Portland Medical Center on 3/22/12 as part of Providence Health & Services Women’s Wellness Series. &ldquo...
  • Melanie Crites-Bachert, D.O. giving a talk at Providence Portland Medical Center
    Incontinence is a 12-letter word, part one
    Checking “incontinence” in the American Heritage (online) Dictionary of the English Language leads one on the oft-traveled dictionary dance: “the quality or state of being incontinent.” Dancing over to “incontinent...
  • Kix
    Keep your incontinent dogs happy
    Do you have a handicapped, incontinent, or senior dog who is failing in the potty department ? Is your dog happy and healthy in every other way ? Do you not have the heart to put them down just because they're having accidents ?There's...
  • pelvis
    Pelvic floor strength
    The pelvic floor muscles are like a hammock that runs under the pelvis and supports the organs of the lower abdomen - the bladder, uterus, etc. Strong pelvic floor muscles are important to stabilize the pelvis, and provide core strength for both...
  • Stop the leak! Attend a female urinary incontinence seminar
    Stop the leak! Attend a female urinary incontinence seminar
    More than 17.5 million women in the United States experience urinary incontinence, and research reveals that one in four women over the age of 18 experience episodes of leaking urine involuntarily. But it needn't be that way. There are plenty...