Although at first thought, vaginal and urethral devices may seem to be ideal means to manage mild to moderate stress incontinence, in practice, their acceptance has been low. Nonsurgical therapy requires motivation, patience, and long-term commitment. In addition, the vaginal and urethral devices cure far less women than surgery. However, they may increase the quality of life for patients who are medically unfit for surgery or who do not desire an operation. The "nuisance factor" associated with device care is the major barrier to greater acceptance. The devices may be ideal for women with only exercise-induced incontinence or for those who need a temporary treatment until they are able to undergo surgery. Surgery and pelvic floor rehabilitation remain the most common and popular treatments for stress urinary incontinence.

Herbal Remedies For Acid Reflux

Herbal Remedies For Acid Reflux

Gastroesophageal reflux disease is the medical term for what we know as acid reflux. Acid reflux occurs when the stomach releases its liquid back into the esophagus, causing inflammation and damage to the esophageal lining. The regurgitated acid most often consists of a few compoundsbr acid, bile, and pepsin.

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