Tag Archives: bladder

Kidney Inflammation: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Causes, and Treatment

It is usually known as Pyelonephritis, a deadly condition that scars the kidneys and results in permanent damage to the organ. In nearly every case, Pyelonephritis is the direct result of bacterial infections, usually caused by bacteria that have infected the bladder. Occasionally, the disease will give abscesses in the kidneys. Another condition resulting from the same infection… Read More »

Pelvic Floor Muscles and Urinary Incontinence: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments, Bladder Training and Pelvic Floor Exercises

The pelvic floor muscles are the muscles that stretch between the pubic bones and the base of the spine (coccyx or tailbone). These muscles support the bladder, bowel, and womb (uterus). The weakness of the pelvic floor muscles is a common condition, mostly affecting women. The pelvic floor is a structure of muscles and connective tissue that provides… Read More »

Kegel Exercises for Men (Non-Medical): Benefits and Pelvic Floor Exercises

Kegel exercises, also known as pelvic floor exercises, involve exercising the pelvic floor muscles. They’re meant to help with bladder control and sexual issues. The pelvic floor muscles are the muscles that stretch between the pubic bones and the base of the spine (coccyx or tailbone). They support the bladder and the bowel (also the womb in women).… Read More »

Antibiotics for UTI (Urinary Tract Infection)

Description and Symptoms UTIs usually occur in the bladder (bacterial cystitis). Such infections may resolve themselves without medication. Symptoms include painful urination, a need to urinate frequently, dull pain in the pelvic area, and cloudy urine (which may have an unusually nasty smell). There can also be blood in the urine. Other diseases can give similar symptoms, so… Read More »