Other Therapies for Stress Urinary Incontinence

Tara L. Frenkl and Sandip P. Vasavada

Whereas simple and definitive sling, retropubic, or injectable therapy will suffice for the overwhelming majority of incontinent patients, it is often extremely difficult to manage stress urinary incontinence that is of a refractory nature. Accordingly, less often used modalities may be required to cure the condition, including the use of obstructing or circumferential slings, artificial urinary sphincters (AUS), or even transvaginal closure of the bladder neck.1 These methods are certainly retained for a "last resort" of therapy, yet still maintain a prominent position in care, because all patients will not be successfully managed with standard therapies.

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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