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Cat Drinking

Approaches to feline cystitis

Bladder problems aren’t limited to humans, and feline lower urinary tract disease (FLUTD) is a term used to encompass a number of conditions that affect the bladder and urethra in cats. It typically affects...

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How to manage the symptoms of nocturia

Nocturia is a condition affecting the bladder, in which an individual needs to get up one or more times in the night in order to urinate. People suffering from severe nocturia often have to...

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What to do if you think you have cystitis

Cystitis simply means inflammation of the bladder and is a common urinary tract infection (UTI). Cystitis most commonly affects women, due to the shorter length of the urethra. In this article, we share the...

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Dealing With Gall Bladder Symptoms

There are many different problems and health conditions that are associated with the gall bladder such as gallstones, inflammation of the gall bladder, colic and many other gall bladder problems.  It is important to...

Two Types of Bladder Problem

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...

Overactive Bladder Symptoms

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...

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Overactive Bladder

When the bladder becomes full the brain signals the muscles in the bladder to contact causing urine to exit the body through the urethra.  Normally this is under voluntary control.  However for someone suffering...