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While we all know that litter box problems can be common in cats, there are a number of medical problems that could be contributing to the situation. Feline incontinence, urinary tract infections, and many other underlying medical causes could be serious causes you've been overlooking in assuming that your cat's litter box habits are strictly behavioral.
We also take your questions, whether on this topic or any other topic, since no question is too big or too small! Cat talk radio with feline veterinarian Dr. Shelby Neely is the place to learn everything you could ever want to know about cats. Join us every Sunday and Wednesday and call or write in with your own personal cat questions at http://www.askthecatdoctor.com/cat-talk.html . For more on these and other cat health and news topics, visit Dr. Neely's website at www.askthecatdoctor.com, which was chosen as the Best Cat Health Website in 2012.
July 25, 2013: If a recent CrossFit Games video is to be believed, stressed induced urinary incontinence is largely unavoidable, particularly for women who participate in high-impact exercise or women who have had children.
In this episode, two physical therapists respond to the video, making it clear that although stress induced urinary incontinence is common, it isn't normal, and it's also preventable.
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Greetings to all God's people thank you for supporting the All-Womens channel.My guest tonight is the Founder of The Sex MD.Madeleine Castellanos will be discussing some important information for Women as we go through childbirth and to Menopause our bodies go through many changes ladies Madeleine will help shred some light on those topics such as
The importance of a strong pelvic floor following childbirth, menopause or prostate issues. Weak muscles can cause:
a) Bladder or bowel leakage when exercising laughing, sneezing, coughing, etc.
c) Decreased ability to orgasm
d) the benefits of strengthening your pelvic floor and the latest ways to achieve success w/o kegals.
Dr. Brenner, a faculty member of the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine since 2002 was our guest. Dr. Brenner's clinical and research pursuits focus upon motility disorders of the mid- and hindgut. He treats disorders along this spectrum ranging from dyspepsia and irritable bowel syndrome to constipation and fecal incontinence.
Dr. Brenner will shared with the Pelvic Messenger audience a portion of his presentation and research on the Diagnosis and Treatment of GI Disorders, which was presented at the IPPS Annual Conference in Chicago last October 2014.
Dr. Brenner recommended the International Fondation of Function Bowel Disorders website as a reference for patients looking for more information about their particular diagnosis.
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Susun Weed answers 90 minutes of herbal health questions followed by a 30 minute interview with Dr. Sandra Bevacqua. Dr. Sandra Bevacqua, a Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Biology, has worked as a research scientist at both the university and government levels. Most recently, Dr. Bevacqua has focused on developing educational programs in the field of Holistic Women’s Health. Frustrated by the lack of options available to women faced with pelvic health concerns she developed The Pelvic Health Transformation Program, Pregnancy and The Pelvic Floor, and The Mystery is Over! Understanding Female Sexual Health in which women of all ages receive the complete education and the techniques needed to naturally recover from pelvic floor discomfort, pain and loss of function due to organ prolapse, incontinence, pelvic pain syndrome, as well as sexual misunderstanding or dysfunction.
this episode Q&A includes:
• poke root tincture- only one drop at a time!! considered a poisonous plant- use minuscule amount..
• anxiety and depression- taking motherwort tincture from fresh flowering plant- start with small dose and increase as needed..
• when making nourishing herbal infusions use one herb at a time..
• persistant pelvic pain..
• Dr. Duke's phytochemical and ethnobotanical database..
• harvesting nettle and making nettle soup..
• swollen lymph nodes in baby- cleavers..
• lip discoloration and heavy menses- yellow dock tincture, well cooked leafy greens..
• irritated toddler- trying to wean- sage infusion to dry up breastmilk- poppyseed milk to calm little one..
Each system, cell, and atom is in constant communication with each other at all times. Through exposure to the stresses of day-to-day life, however, these lines of communication can become compromised or disconnected, which then
leads to a decline in physical, emotional and/or mental well-being.
Dr. Holman believes that understanding yourself at a deeper level, such as your belief systems and how you got to where you are is crucial to optimal health and healing. Her job is to help you understand where these belief systems came from and how you can release them.
On this segment Dr. Holman will be addressing the Urinary system as it relates to kidney issues, UTI, incontinence and more. She will be discussing how beliefs and emotions can become trapped, break the lines of communication and cause these physical issues.
"To gain wisdom we must have knowledge and experience, to have knowledge and experience we must first be aware and to be aware we must have acceptance of our fear, worry, anger, sadness and grief.
– Dr. Melinea Holman
You can reach Dr Holman at 239-278-5355 or visit her website at Center for Health and Healing
MoonMaid Botanicals and Cynthia, the #menopause herbalist, presents Women of a Certain Age and...... This is our opportunity to offer you information on a variety of topics that relate to the aging process. This evening's topic is The Importance of Pelvic Health for a Healthy Sex Life with special guest, Dr. Sandy Bevacqua.
Dr. Sandra Bevacqua, a Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Biology, has worked as a research scientist at both the university and government levels. She has lectured as a scientist throughout the Americas, Canada, Europe, and Japan for medical professionals and has led hundreds of lectures and teleconferences for the public since 1986. Her work includes the completion of numerous publications for the University of Arizona Cancer Center, Temple University Center for Thrombotic Disorders and Los Alamos National Laboratory. She started her practice in 1998, where she educates her clients and their healthcare providers to understand how one’s diet, nutrition and lifestyle may be used effectively to balance blood chemistry thereby addressing many health concerns. She works closely with each client to create an individualized program which meets their specific needs and uses a natural approach to gently bring the body back into balance.
Most recently, Dr. Bevacqua has focused on developing educational programs in the field of Holistic Women’s Health. Frustrated by the lack of options available to women faced with pelvic health concerns she developed The Pelvic Health Transformation Program, Pregnancy and The Pelvic Floor, and The Mystery is Over! Understanding Female Sexual Health in which women of all ages receive the complete education and the techniques needed to naturally recover from pelvic floor discomfort, pain and loss of function due to organ prolapse, incontinence, pelvic pain syndrome, as well as sexual misunderstanding or dysfunction. Learn more about her work at: www.wish4life.com
Robin Howe, RN is an incontinence specialist. Robin has practiced nursing since 1994 and has been in the healthcare industry for more than 29 years. While employed at Boston's Massachusetts General Hospital, Robin discovered your her interest in urology and the science and art in treating it. She developed one of the first Bladder Programs in Massachusetts. She has recently opened 3 new bladder clinics in the North Shore.
Robbins private practice focuses on pelvic floor/muscle dysfunction. Another way to say that is that she deals with pelvic pain and incontinence issues. She focuses on preventive measures that help people avoid pelvic floor dysfunction. Robin is currently working on her master Street in nursing.
She started her private practice in order to make a difference in the lives of millions of Americans who suffer from with incontinence and another pelvic floor dysfunctions. People with incontinence issues are frequently viewed as having a hygiene problem or a dirty condition. This causes individuals living with incontinence great pain, loneliness and shame. Robin is on a mission to change this so people longer have to live in silence with incontinence for fear of ridicule and embarrassment. Robin works closely with clients to find innovative solutions to help them live with incontinence in confidence and potentially decrease or eliminate it from their life.
Show is hosted by www.heartsandhomesforseniors.com.
Helps Keep Your Immune System Humming
“Sexually active people take fewer sick days,” says Yvonne K. Fulbright, PhD a sexual health expert.
People who have sex have higher levels of what defends your body against germs, viruses, and other intruders. Researchers at Wilkes University in Pennsylvania found that college students who had sex once or twice a week had higher levels of the a certain antibody compared to students who had sex less often.
You should still do all the other things that make your immune system happy, such as:
Get enough sleep.
Keep up with your vaccinations.
Use a condom if you don’t know both of your STD statuses.
2. Boosts Your Libido
Longing for a more lively sex life? “Having sex will make sex better and will improve your libido,” says Lauren Streicher, MD. She is an assistant clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago.
For women, having sex ups vaginal lubrication, blood flow, and elasticity, she says, all of which make sex feel better and help you crave more of it.
3. Improves Women's Bladder Control
A strong pelvic floor is important for avoiding incontinence, something that will affect about 30% of women at some point in their lives.
Good sex is like a workout for your pelvic floor muscles. When you have an orgasm, it causes contractions in those muscles, which strengthens them.
Vulvodynia...vaginismus...uriniary incontinence...pelvic prolapse. These common yet often debilitating (and often not discussed) female issues can greatly affect women of all ages and all lifestages. Core Wellness is now offering specialized services helping women managing these common problems and we'll be talking each of these issues and what can be done to help remedy them. Listen only mode.
Pelvic floor health is certainly not something women talk about during happy hour or over lunch. Occasional giggly references to ‘don’t make me laugh (I’ll pee!)’ or kegel exercises is about all that takes place when talking about this important aspect of a woman’s health.
However, the fact that this conversation can be awkward shouldn’t diminish its importance. Do you realize that in addition to controlling our urine, helping us to have babies, our pelvic floor also holds up our guts? There is much to learn about having a healthy pelvic floor – what it is and how to care for it. Join us to hear more.
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