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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a gastrointestinal (GI) disorder that can begin in childhood, adolescence or adulthood, and can resolve unexpectedly for periods throughout an individual’s lifespan. It can also recur at any time, bringing with it uncomfortable symptoms like bloating, abdominal pain, constipation and diarrhea.  The GI tract is an extremely complex system, influenced

Incontinence In Women

Urinary Incontinence in Women: About Your Pregnancy and Incontinence

Some degree of urinary incontinence is common among pregnant women, with almost all women experiencing it at some point during their pregnancy. In many cases, the incontinence is mild and occurs infrequently. For some pregnant women, though, incontinence can be more severe. Research indicates that a large percentage of women with urinary incontinence report having

Urge Incontinence VS Stress incontinence

Urge Incontinence vs. Stress Incontinence: What’s The Difference?

Urinary incontinence is a common problem that affects people of all ages, although it tends to occur more frequently as we age.  More women than men experience urinary incontinence.  It has been estimated that up to 1/3 of women may experience urinary incontinence. Urinary incontinence is the loss of bladder control.  This can range from

Stress Incontinence diagnosis

Stress Incontinence Treatment & What to Do If You’re Diagnosed

Stress incontinence is treatable. The first line of available stress incontinence treatment includes non-invasive lifestyle changes, exercises, and behavioural therapies. If first-line treatments do not improve your symptoms, other treatments are available. These may include medication, assistive devices, and surgery. In some cases, stress incontinence is caused by another health condition, such as a urinary