Contact Us Today: info@cobfoundation.org

26 Effects and Side Effects of Curcumin (11 taboos, please be careful)

Turmeric has been used by humans for more than 4,000 years. It belongs to the ginger family. The source of the yellow color in curry is it. Turmeric was used in ancient Indian and Chinese medicine to treat inflammatory diseases, protect liver, skin diseases and wounds, and is called herb Aspirin. Note 1 Curcumin is the main active ingredient in turmeric. It has powerful anti-inflammatory effects and is a very strong antioxidant. However, the curcumin content of turmeric is not that high. I
Read more

18 Kinds of Effects and Side Effects of Probiotics (point 4 most people want to ask)

Probiotics are a combination of live beneficial bacteria and/or yeasts that naturally live in your body. Bacteria is usually viewed in a negative light as something that makes you sick. However, you have two kinds of bacteria constantly in and on your body — good bacteria and bad bacteria. Probiotics are made up of good bacteria that helps keep your body healthy and working well. This good bacteria helps you in many ways, including fighting off bad bacteria when you have too much of it, helping
Read more

11 Effects and Side Effect of Coconut Oil

There is good and bad associated with almost everything in the world. While there are many health benefits of consuming coconut oil, there are also a few side effects associated with it. Read on to know about the dangers of consuming the coconut oil. Coconut oil comes from the nut (fruit) of the coconut palm. The oil of the nut is used to make medicine. Some coconut oil products are referred to as "virgin" coconut oil. Unlike olive oil, there is no industry standard for the meaning of "
Read more

Interesting article by Prof. Malone -Lee in the Daily Mail

The rise of 'super-cystitis': Poor testing could leave women with symptoms 'for the rest of their lives' James Malone-Lee is a professor of medicine at University College London Around 150 million people have a urinary tract infection each yearBut the real figure could be much higher as testing misses most infectionsUp to 30 per cent of patients won't respond to antibiotics prescribed Please click here to read the full article.
Read more

Fact Sheets Medical And Complimentary

Medical and Complementary Therapy Fact Sheets The COB Foundation has produced a range of medical and complementary therapy fact sheets which give an explanation of medication, treatments and complementary therapies that are commonly associated with all forms of bladder illness. Members receive the choice of their first six fact sheets free of charge. Further sheets can be obtained for a small cost. Complementary Therapy Fact Sheets Many sufferers find that alternative therapies
Read more

The Latest Fundraising Activities and Ideas

Matthew Gough A YOUNG fund-raiser is hoping to spread the word and increase public knowledge of his incurable condition by selling wristbands. Matthew Gough, from Lowton, is selling the popular rubber bands to raise awareness of Interstitial Cystitis (IC), with the proceeds being split between the COB Foundation, a research-funding charity, and the Bladder and Bowel Foundation. University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) sport and exercise psychology student Matthew is also getting in the
Read more

Two Types of Bladder Problem

BY DAVID COWLEY · PUBLISHED NOVEMBER 27, 2017 · UPDATED JANUARY 23, 2018 A bladder problem is not something that anyone wants to deal with and it can happen to adults or children.  There are all kinds of problems that can result from your bladder not functioning properly.  Some of them are a lot more serious than others and it is not something you want to fool around with.  You need to go to a doctor if you suspect that you have any bladder problems.  I am going to tell y
Read more

Overactive Bladder Symptoms

BY SEAN · PUBLISHED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 · UPDATED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 Overactive bladder (OAB) is defined as being a chronic urological condition that causes urgency, with or without urge incontinence, and commonly with frequency and nocturia. The cause of this condition is unknown, but researchers are sure that it involves dysfunction of the detrusor muscle. Recent surveys have found that about one in six American or European adults suffers from symptoms caused by OA
Read more

Continence Related SensitiveSkin

OVER 50% of people with incontinence suffer from sore and broken skin, or Incontinence Associated Dermatitis (IAD), when wearing continence pads, with almost all of those describing the condition as painful or uncomfortable. Research has been conducted by 3M, manufacturers of Cavilon durable barrier cream, in association with the Cystitis and Overactive Bladder (COB) Foundation, the largest bladder patient support charity in the UK. In the survey of 800 incontinence sufferers at home, 45%
Read more

Fowler’s Syndrome

What is Fowler’s Syndrome? Fowler’s Syndrome was first described by Professor Clare J Fowler in 1985 and consists of difficulty in passing urine and urinary retention due to the bladder’s sphincter muscle’s failure to relax. Fowler’s affects young women and up to half the patients affected have polycystic ovaries. Who is affected? Fowler’s Syndrome typically affects younger women in their twenties and thirties who infrequently pass urine with an intermittent stream. The sensation
Read more