Common female bladder problems

Posted by Ann Carrin, January 8 2020

Far too many women have urinary problems. In fact, 50 % of all women in the world will get urinary tract infection at least once in their lives*. Less frequently talked about, but just as common is leakage or incontinence.

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

An invisible handicap

Posted by Frida Eriksen, July 12 2018

A disc prolapse is a painful and debilitating condition to sustain. It can also have knock-on effects, impairing bladder function. In this post, Frida Eriksen, 24, describes her journey, symptoms and progress and how she resolved her bladder issues. 

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

Women and LUTS: Atonic Bladder

Posted by Helene Skoog, June 14 2018

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)

3 most common female bladder problems

Posted by Helene Skoog, May 17 2018

A burning sensation, sprints to the bathroom or just a little dribble? Symptoms from the lower urinary tract (LUTS) are extremely common in women, but nevertheless both unpleasant and embarrassing. We will help you to sort the terms.

 

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

Interview: Mark talks about retention

Posted by Chris Bridgman, September 21 2017

"I always thought retention happened to men in their 80s, not someone my age." After almost a year of difficulty with voiding his bladder and the associated dribbling, Mark decided to see a doctor.

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Topics: Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC), Men's Health, Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS)