Urinary Diaries

The use of the term "diary" implies the recording of more extensive details than are captured by the frequency volume chart. In addition to recording frequency, volume, and leakage episodes, the voiding diary captures pad use and degrees of incontinence and urgency. Furthermore, the voiding diary includes patient comments on the situations associated with or related to their LUTS. Some voiding diaries also capture fluid intake. Urgency may be recorded as 0, +, or ++, or on a scale from 0 to 10, depending on the diary used. Urgency can also be evaluated in minutes,5 by asking the patient to estimate how long he or she could wait before voiding (Figures 14-1.2 and 14-1.3).

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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