How to Prevent Genital and Urinary Problems During and After Menopause?

Published on Jun 8, 2016

As the level of estrogen in women decreases in perimenopause and menopause, shrinkage and dryness of the vaginal and urinary organs occur. The tissues thin out and the blood flow to the genitalia decreases. These changes can result in genital tissue dryness, burning, irritation, pain with intercourse and urinary difficulty such as urgency, frequency and incomplete emptying. These symptoms affect approximately 50% of women.

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Medtronic Bladder Control Therapy for Urinary Incontinence

Published on Mar 15, 2016

“Did you know we can put in a pacemaker for your bladder?”, I asked my 55 year old patient with chronic urinary incontinence. “A pacemaker for my bladder?”, she replied in disbelief.

Many are surprised to hear what we do to help women control their urinary incontinence problems. For the past 15 years, a therapy developed by the Medtronic has helped women control the symptoms of urge and frequency and incomplete bladder emptying. Now, it can also be used for stool incontinence. Continue reading “Medtronic Bladder Control Therapy for Urinary Incontinence”