Incontinence

6 Surprising Benefits of Vitamin D

…floor disorders. Roughly one in four women suffers from a pelvic floor disorder (PFD), such as pelvic organ prolapse or fecal or urinary incontinence, and one study suggests that low levels of vitamin D may be a factor. In an analysis of data that included 1,881 women age 20 and older, researchers…

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Treating Hot Flashes With Weight Loss

…treating hot flashes can be as simple as losing some weight. They followed a subgroup of overweight or obese menopausal women enrolled in an incontinence study who reported having bothersome hot flashes. Two-thirds of these women were instructed on healthy weight loss options and given meal plans…

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The Link Between Anticholinergic Drugs and Dementia

…might alter brain function. But most people wouldn’t think that over-the counter meds taken for hay fever or prescriptions for urinary incontinence could be the drugs causing memory loss. Although anticholinergic drugs target a wide variety of common ailments, they have one thing in common:…

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