Diabetes

September 8, 2013 | Posted in Aging, Bladder / Kidneys, Eyes, Glands / Endocrine, Head / Nervous System, Heart / Circulation

Diabetes mellitus, Type 2, is a very common adult onset disease today, resulting from inability of the body to handle carbohydrates. Insulin is present in sufficient amounts, but the body does not respond to it. By contrast, Type 1 diabetes

Bladder control

September 7, 2013 | Posted in Aging, Bladder / Kidneys, Men's Health, Women's Health

Bladder muscle overactivity or weakened connective tissue are common causes of incontinence (loss of urine) in older women.  Child birth and aging alone can bring changes in the pelvic floor and ptosis (dropping) that may require extra support for women

Bedwetting

September 7, 2013 | Posted in Bladder / Kidneys, Pediatrics

In young children, bedwetting may arise from several factors.  Normal development, urinary tract infection, kidney disease, neurologic problems, and endocrine problems may all contribute to bedwetting, also called enuresis.

UTI (Urinary tract infection, bladder infection)

July 27, 2013 | Posted in Bladder / Kidneys, Inflammations / Infections, Women's Health

Females at any age are more prone to urinary tract infections by virtue of the shorter distance between the female urethra (urine outlet opening) and the anus, than is the case in the male. Most bacteria involved in urinary tract

Calcium

June 26, 2013 | Posted in Bladder / Kidneys, Muscles / Bones, Nutrition, Pediatrics, Women's Health

A substance is a process come to rest. Calcium is the most common element in the human body, a macromineral. Large stores of calcium reside in the bones of the body, unlike magnesium and potassium which have no body reservoir and must be consumed more regularly. (Please log in to read the rest)

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