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Overcoming Stress Urinary Incontinence


Gain control of your bladder and get back to life.

March 13, 2017 | Dr. Ray Bologna, MD

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Although we have posted similar blogs in the past, this article was recently published by the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and we wanted to share it with our Accidental Sisterhood followers:

It’s a problem millions of women experience but often fail to mention to their health care provider: urinary incontinence or loss of bladder control. Read more


To Mesh or Not to Mesh Part 2: Mesh and Stress Incontinence

November 14, 2016 | Dr. Janelle Morgan Evans, MS, MD, FACOG

Understanding Mesh
There is a common misperception since the fallout from the 2011 FDA warnings regarding polypropylene mesh products – that all mesh is very risky and can cause serious harm to a large percentage of patients. This change in public thinking and rampant reminder of mesh issues via legal advertisements and mailings has certainly changed the way that we, as Urogynecologists, counsel and treat patients. Read more


Transvaginal Mesh: An Overview

September 19, 2016 | Dr. Mary South, MD

The use of transvaginal mesh for the treatment of pelvic floor disorders has received a great deal of attention in the media over the past several years.  In 2008 (followed by an update in 2011), the FDA issued a public health notification to alert health care practitioners to the “complications associated with transvaginal placement of surgical mesh to treat Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) and Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI). Read more


Leaking During Sex Video

August 7, 2016 | Dr. Mary South, MD

Yes – it’s a thing. And nothing to be embarrassed about, according Dr. Mary South. In this video, she discusses how stress incontinence can lead to leakage during intercourse and how the same treatment options for general incontinence issues can help in the bedroom. Read more


Living With Incontinence: Sally’s Story

July 18, 2016 | Dr. Ray Bologna, MD

Sally Spitz has struggled with urinary incontinence for most of her adult life. Having become a reality of her daily routine, she learned to accommodate the problem – wearing dark pants, using pads and skipping a morning jog.

In this video, Sally speaks to her experience and motivation to find non-surgical solutions. Read more


Bladder Control Problems: An Overview

July 1, 2016 | Dr. Mary South, MD

What are the most common types of bladder control problems? What’s the difference between leakage and urgency? This video addresses the basics of bladder problems, contributing factors, and treatment options for various types of incontinence. Read more