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Incontinence in Women: Personal Stories

Profile: US Speed Skater Bonnie Blair: Pregnancy & Urinary Incontinence

Speed skater Bonnie Blair and her doctor, urogynecologist Dennis P. Miller, MD, discuss Bonnie's experience with stress urinary incontinence.

US Speed Skater Bonnie Blair: Pregnancy & Urinary Incontinence

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The Emotional Effects of OAB

Overactive bladder is a physical issue, but it has an impact on the rest of your life as well. Few people want to sit around and chat about their need to rush to the bathroom, though. "A woman who's growing older sees men on television talking about erectile dysfunction, but not women sharing their stories about continence," says Linda Brubaker, MD. She's the director of female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery at Loyola University Health System. Because of the relative silence on the...

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Profile: Mary Lou Retton

Like millions of women, U.S. gymnast Mary Lou Retton has urinary incontinence.

Mary Lou Retton


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