Are you going through life concerned because you've lost control of your bladder? If so, you're not alone. Millions of women experience involuntary loss of urine, and the most common condition is called urinary stress incontinence.
Almost 40 percent of women age 50 to 70 have pelvic organ prolapse, a condition where one or more pelvic organs fall from their normal position. Symptoms may include pelvic fullness or pressure, incontinence, vaginal pain or bleeding, lower back pain and constipation.
Fortunately, these conditions have a number of treatment options available, according to Dr. Michael and Dr. Rachel Cady, obstetrics and gynecology specialists and surgeons at Riverwood's Specialty Clinic. On Thursday, April 24, they will present a seminar called "Women's Health Issues," addressing urinary stress incontinence and pelvic prolapse. The program will be held from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at First Lutheran Church in Aitkin.
This special seminar will help you understand these conditions and give you valuable information that can make a difference in your everyday life.
The seminar will offer a relaxed forum for questions from participants. A light meal will be served at no cost. Registration is appreciated by April 22. Call Riverwood Education at (218) 927-5552 or email email@example.com
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