Category Archives: Urinary Incontinence

Interstitial Cystitis

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP Getting your bladder back on track — living with Interstitial Cystitis What is interstitial cystitis and why haven’t I heard of it? The possible causes of IC IC, estrogen, and menopause Discovering your trigger foods The Women to Women approach to treating IC Frequently, I am asked a myriad of […]

Information On Urinary And Pelvic Health In Women

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP The hourglass shape of a woman’s body allows the pelvis to provide primary support for everything above it. The pelvis is the foundation upon which much of the body’s structure rests, and just as with any other kind of structure, it’s important that this foundation be solid — after all, […]

Female Urinary Incontinence – What Causes It?

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP Don’t just live with urinary incontinence — learn about the causes of incontinence so you can move forward The other night I was at a charity event and a friend introduced me to a group of eight women whose ages ranged from 35 to 50. One of them asked me […]

Bladder Control And Menopause

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP As if the hot flashes and mood swings weren’t enough, many of us going through menopause start to experience more episodes of urinary incontinence. A decrease in estrogen initiates a thinning and weakening of the pelvic muscles and connective tissue — our house just starts to sag a little. The […]

Urinary Incontinence — Help For Female Bladder Problems

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP Don’t just live with urinary incontinence — learn about the causes of incontinence and what you can do about it! Here are the topics discussed in this article: What is female urinary incontinence? The anatomy of the pelvis What type of bladder problem is it? What causes incontinence in women? […]