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6 Unexpected Uses for Botox
Did you know that Botox injections can do more than give your face a lift? Botox is actually a drug made from the toxins of Clostridium botulinum bacteria, and it’s good for more medical marvels than you may expect.   
Celebrities with Overactive Bladders
If you’ve been affected by overactive bladder, you’re not alone. Roughly 33 million Americans have this condition, including a few well-known names. 
Coping with Overactive Bladder
Roughly 33 million Americans have OAB. The good news is, there are plenty of ways to cope. Read on to learn about a few ways to make life with OAB more manageable.
The Facts of Overactive Bladder
While it may be difficult to talk about your overactive bladder issues, there's no reason to feel embarrassed about discussing the condition with a health care professional. Your doctor is likely to offer some helpful strategies.
Urine Isn't Sterile: Bacteria and Overactive Bladder
Researchers appear to have debunked the long-held notion that urine is sterile. And the bacteria in urine may have implications for people with overactive bladder.
Health Risks Seniors Should Be Aware Of
As you age, you may be faced with health risks you did not have to confront before. While you can’t prevent the passing of time, being knowledgeable and proactive with your health can have dramatic effects on your current and future quality of life.
Childbirth Not the Only Contributor to Overactive Bladder
The strain of vaginal childbirth can result in bladder leakage problems. For some women, the problem will likely get better with time, but for others it might get worse.
The Pros and Cons of Drinking Coffee
Over half of adults in America drink coffee every single day, and collectively, the U.S. spends $40 billion each year on coffee. It is important for daily drinkers to understand both the health risks and benefits of their coffee habit. Here are some ways that coffee can impact your health.
Foods that Fill You Up
Fad diets come and go, but one factor shared by most, if not all, successful diets is to burn more calories than consumed. This is simple in theory, but cutting back on calories often leaves one hungry and can increase temptations to stray from the diet. Here are some foods and nutrients that help fill you up and keep you feeling full for longer.
Reasons Why Your Belly Hurts
Stomach issues are often related to the kinds of foods and drinks we consume, but some health conditions can cause stomach problems too. Here’s a list you should keep in mind.