The Incontinence Solution: Answers for Women of All Ages

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Simon and Schuster, Nov 1, 2007 - Health & Fitness - 272 pages
Important information for the millions of women who suffer from incontinence.

Millions of women experience difficulties controlling their bladders but suffer in silence, reluctant to speak to their doctors—or even to their best friends—about the problem. Here, at last, women will find the most up-to-date medical explanations and state-of-the-art solutions.
 

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Contents

Defining Incontinence
17
How the Bladder Normally Works
34
Diagnosing Incontinence
47
Childbirth and Incontinence
67
Treating Incontinence Without Surgery
89
Treating Incontinence with Surgery
123
Interstitial Cystitis with Leslie Kaplan M D
150
Defining and Diagnosing Prolapse Pelvic Relaxation
172
Treating Prolapse with Surgery
201
Anal Incontinence with Tracy Childs M D
215
Sexuality
227
Finding the Right Doctor
239
References
247
Resources
255
Index
259
Copyright

Treating Prolapse Without Surgery
189

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About the author (2007)

Dr. William H. Parker is a board certified OB/GYN and a Clinical Professor at the UCLA School of Medicine. He is the former Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center, and the immediate past President of the American Association of Laparoscopists. He is an editor for the Journal of the American Association of Gynecological Laparoscopists and a reviewer for the New England Journal of Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Journal of Gynecologic Techniques. He is also listed in Best Doctors in America and Top Doctors.

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