By Mehmet Oz, M.D., and Michael Roizen, M.D.
New research about how we store fat will help you keep your hands off the
When we think about losing weight, most of us focus on two things: the food
we eat and the stomach where it ends up. The first part makes sense. But the
second part is misguided. It's not a big stomach that gives us our beer belly,
but a layer of fat called the omentum, which hangs in front of our intestines
and stomach. And it's how food interacts with...
If you have chronic
urinary incontinence that begins slowly, you may be
able to control the problem yourself. If home treatment doesn't control your problem, or if incontinence
bothers you, ask your doctor about treatment.
If you have incontinence that begins suddenly
(acute), call your doctor. Acute incontinence is often caused by urinary tract
problems or medicines. It can be easily corrected.
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