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5 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About An Unappreciated Organ: The Bladder

5 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About An Unappreciated Organ:  The Bladder

Posted by on Nov 25, 2017 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia, Blog, Urinary incontinence, Urinary tract infection | 2 comments

Because of its lowly role in the human body, we think about our bladders only when something is going wrong  or when we have to go really, really badly. So, November has been set aside as Bladder Health Awareness month. Here is a short review of bladder anatomy and function as well as common problems that can happen. Your bladder is connected to your...

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Promising early results for D-mannose in treating and preventing UTIs

Posted by on Jun 30, 2017 in Urinary tract infection | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined D-mannose (Mannocist) as a treatment option for urinary tract infections (UTIs). Authors reported early results on the effectiveness of D-mannose in treating UTIs and reducing the risk of recurrent UTIs. However, further studies are needed to confirm these findings. Some background A UTI is a bacterial infection...

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Tanezumab can reduce pelvic pain in patients with interstitial cystitis

Posted by on Sep 5, 2016 in Urinary tract infection | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined tanezumab as a treatment of pelvic pain in patients with interstitial cystitis or prostatitis. Authors present preliminary findings of reduced pain with tanezumab, most notably in patients with interstitial cystitis. Some background A urinary tract infection (UTI) is a bacterial infection that affects part of the...

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