It can be hard to remember to do Kegel exercises. Maybe you’re not even sure if you’re doing them correctly. Perhaps your doctor or physiotherapist has suggested other muscle training for your pelvic floor. In these situations, a pelvic-floor training device may be helpful.
Are multiple trips to the toilet keeping you up at night? Do you experience sudden urges to urinate that are difficult to control? You may have an overactive bladder. It’s estimated that one in five Canadians over the age of 35 suffer with an overactive bladder.
If you have ever had a kidney stone, or you know someone who has, you are likely aware of how painful they can be. Kidney stones are salt and mineral particles that form in the urine. They cause pain (renal colic) when they obstruct the urinary tract.
Various treatments are used to remove kidney stones, depending on the size of the stone and its location.(more…)
Blood in the urine (hematuria) is a common reason why patients are referred to see a urologist. Blood can make your urine look pink, red or cola-coloured. Bloody urine isn’t usually painful, unless clots are passed, and often a person has no other symptoms of illness.