March 4th, 2010

From frequent urination to gas, experts pull the cover off the six most embarrassing women’s health problems

By Kelley Luckstein

Want in on a secret? You aren't the only one. Literally millions upon millions of women live with the perceived shame of frequent urination, excessive sweating, vaginal odor, gas, and other embarrassing conditions. They just don't want to talk about it… Frequent urination is not normal, but it is common in the perimenopausal years, says Jacqueline Thielen, MD, a consultant at the women's health clinic at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, Minn. Medications, certain dietary changes, and Kegel exercises to strengthen some of the muscles that control the flow of urine may help, she says.

 

WebMD, by Denise Mann, 3/3/2010

 

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Tags: urinary incontinence, Women's Health, Women's Health

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