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Urinary Stress Incontinence: Why It Happens and What Can Be Done About It

Urinary stress incontinence is the uncontrollable and unintentional release or leakage of urine. The inability to regulate the urge to urinate in certain circumstances is a troubling problem. In some cases, it can result in social isolation and embarrassment. Urinary stress incontinence affects millions of people

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Erectile Dysfunction: Specific Foods May Help With ED Treatment

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is not an uncommon problem. Men with ED have trouble achieving an erect penis, which interferes with sexual intercourse and intimacy. This problem frustrates both partners, and sexual dysfunction can often lead to relationship challenges and other health-related issues. Some men are understandably reluctant to

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Statin Use and Tendon Injuries

Statin medications have been prescribed for people with cholesterol problems. Since they were first introduced on the market, various reports have revealed their benefits and dangers. Most doctors who prescribe statins know to look for the potential adverse effects and warn patients about them. Common

International Women’s Day 3-8-2015 CureJoy

Pelvic Pain and Sexual Rejuvenation by Hal S Blatman, MD Medical care for women’s sexual needs lags far behind what is available for men. Personal issues of pelvic pain, sexual dysfunction, and stress incontinence have not received the level of attention that has been given

Scoliosis-New Ideas for Etiology and Treatment

Scoliosis is a spinal curvature that develops in children during their growing years. It results in a three-dimensional deformity that leaves the developing spine growing into a spiral. Curves of more than 25º occur in about one out of 1000 U.S. children. Also, about 70%

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Treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a common condition that can affect anyone who repetitively uses their forearms and hands. Every year, more than 500,000 people in the U.S. undergo CTS surgery, one of the most common surgeries for the hands. Sometimes, the results are good,

How to Treat Acute Inflammation: It’s Not What You Think

Almost anyone who has played a sport or enjoyed exercise has received specific advice on treating injuries and swelling. Even for minor injuries or after coming off regular, many of us have been taught to: Apply ice. Get rest. Elevate the injured body part. Use

Small Fiber Neuropathy

Within the last decade, much has been written about fibromyalgia and its connection to small fiber neuropathy. A notable study published in the medical journal Pain in 2013 reported that many participants with fibromyalgia tested for small fiber polyneuropathy. More recently, researchers pointed out that it can

Nutritional Supplement Controversy

You do not have to look hard to find an article or news report suggesting that nutritional supplements have no benefit. Indeed, not all vitamins or dietary supplements will help everyone the same way. However, despite the documented benefits that vitamins bring to many people,

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What is Fibromyalgia?

“I’ve heard of fibromyalgia, but what is it, and is it real?” The diagnosis and treatment of fibromyalgia have been subjects of controversy for many years. Today, fibromyalgia remains complex and sometimes challenging to diagnose. Despite what some critics might say about its origins and

Myofascial Pain

Muscles can be susceptible to many different pain conditions. Pulled muscles can cause mild soreness, as well as very sharp, stabbing, or radiating pain. Old injuries like recurrent back and shoulder problems that “act up” after certain activities are usually related to pain in the

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