A Woman's Guide to Regaining Bladder Control: Everything You Need to Know for the Diagnosis and Cure of Incontinence

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M. Evans, 2002 - Health & Fitness - 189 pages
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Not just a problem of ageing, incontinence is caused or aggravated by medications, childbirth, hysterectomy, stress, bladder infections, fibroids, oestrogen loss, or diabetes. Not surprisingly, it is mostly women who suffer from bladder control problems. This comprehensive and practical guide will give them the help they need by providing them with all the information they need on: the different types of incontinence and how each is diagnosed and treated, surgical vs. non-surgical treatments, effective self-help techniques, how to find the right doctor and more...

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Contents

Introduction
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WHAT IS INCONTINENCE?
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How A Womans Urinary System Works
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Copyright

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About the author (2002)

Rovner is co-director of the Center for Incontinence and Pelvic Floor Disorders at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School, co-director of the videourodynamics unit of the Department of Radiology, assistant professor of surgery in radiology, and a board-certified urologist. Dr. Rovner received his undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University and his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

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Donna Caruso has worked in a variety of arts disciplines since 1980. She has received awards for her documentary film and video productions, and for screenwriting. Her book of short fiction, Under Her Skin was shortlisted for a Saskatchewan Book Award. Caruso lives in Fort Qu'Appelle, Saskatchewan.

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