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Sex & Intimacy Tips for Women with Underactive Neurogenic Bladder

Sex & Intimacy Tips for Women with Underactive Neurogenic Bladder Women with underactive neurogenic bladder often struggle with sex and intimacy due to the painful recurrences of UTIs. Unfortunately, urinary retention, long-term catheterization, and sex all increase the risk of UTIs. For women with underactive bladder, the former two are already part of their everyday […]

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How Do Strokes Affect Your Bladder: Urinary Retention, Frequency, and Incontinence

How do strokes affect your bladder: urinary retention, frequency, and incontinence In the United States, a stroke occurs every 40 seconds. Survivors of stroke often need to navigate the long-term effects stroke has left on their bodies, one of them being bladder dysfunction. This article explains how stroke causes bladder dysfunctions, the types of bladder […]

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Spinal Cord Injuries and Neurogenic Bladders

Spinal Cord Injuries and Neurogenic Bladders Although spinal cord injuries don’t cause damage to the structure of the bladder, they disrupt communication between the brain and the bladder, leading to the development of neurogenic bladder. Neurogenic bladder is caused by nerve damage, which leads to urinary retention, overflow incontinence, frequency, urgency, and incontinence. Urinary retention […]

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What is Neurogenic Bladder?

What is Neurogenic Bladder? Neurogenic bladder is a condition in which the nerves and muscles of the urinary system don’t function properly together. It’s most often associated with the brain, spinal cord, or nerve dysfunction or damage, and usually results in a loss of control over your ability to urinate. How a Healthy Bladder Works […]

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