Can Yoga Help Strengthen Pelvic Floor Muscles?

Can Yoga Help Strengthen Pelvic Floor Muscles?

Can Yoga Help Strengthen Pelvic Floor Muscles? Yoga offers tremendous physical and mental health benefits for people of all ages and abilities. Not only can it decrease stress, support healing, and improve flexibility, it can also strengthen pelvic floor muscles. … Read More

Can Obesity Cause Bladder Prolapse

Can Obesity Cause Bladder Prolapse?

Obesity is a serious disease that affects several bodily functions and is linked to certain types of cancer. Unfortunately, it’s exceedingly common for adults in the U.S. According to the CDC, adult obesity prevalence increased from 30.5% in 1999 to … Read More

Pelvic Floor Dyssynergia

What Is Pelvic Floor Dyssynergia?

The pelvic floor is an essential part of the body’s core that comprises the area from the pubic bone to the coccyx (tailbone). People typically don’t think of pelvic floor muscles when it comes to strengthening. However, a strong pelvic … Read More

Kidney Stones While Pregnant: Symptoms and Treatment

New research suggests that pregnant women are slightly more likely to develop kidney stones than non-pregnant women—especially when these kidney stones are occurring for the first time in that woman’s life. The development of kidney stones can pose additional risks … Read More

Surgeon in latex gloves and blue uniform holding medical instruments during laparoscopic crohn's fistula surgery

What You Should Know About Fistula Surgery

The World Health Organization reports between 50,000-100,000 women suffer from an obstetric fistula every year. The half a million Americans who have Crohn’s disease are also susceptible to fistulas. Despite so many people being affected by fistulas every year, not … Read More

Doctor injecting botox for urinary incontinence

What to Expect After Botox Injection in Bladder

If you’ve ever gone for a jog and felt a trickle down below, or coughed and caught yourself leaking urine, you aren’t alone. The involuntary loss of urine is called urinary incontinence and more than 25 million Americans experience it … Read More

A stethoscope next to a label that reads cystoscopy

What You Should Know About a Cystoscopy

A cystoscopy is a procedure your doctor can perform to check for potential causes of recurrent urinary tract infections and other problems with the urinary tract. Up to 40% of women who get one UTI will have at least one … Read More