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Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is when the bladder or the uterus starts to descend in the vagina due to the muscles and connective tissue in the area not providing enough support. It is not typically painful per se, but can create a feeling of heaviness and pressure in the vagina that gets worse the...

Prostate cancer is often diagnosed in men in their 50s and 60s, but younger men can experience this as well.  About 40% of men diagnosed with cancer are low-risk, and will have “active surveillance” over time, but it should start with a blood test to see the PSA (prostate-specific antigen) level.  If this...

It is really common for women to have some descent in their bladder, uterus or bowel, and it is not just women who have had babies—this condition can be an issue for women who have never had kids as well.  Research supports physiotherapy as a first-line treatment for pelvic organ...

  If you’re leaking urine when you cough, sneeze or laugh, it’s no laughing matter—but there is a lot that you can do to help it.  It is not normal to leak even if you’ve had kids, nor is it an inevitable part of aging. The muscles of the pelvic floor work...