Okay, so you have a whole bunch of weird symptoms that are driving you nuts and interfering with your life. Every doctor tells you there is nothing wrong with you. You feel like you are losing your mind. This is all normal; we hear it from men all the time. So, how do we get …Continue Reading
Overactive Bladder in Men: Why it happens and how to treat it
Overactive bladder (OAB) causes frequent and sudden urges to urinate, and those urges can be difficult to control. The unintentional loss of urine (urinary incontinence) and urine leakage are also signs of an overactive bladder. OAB affects up to 30% of men at some point in their life. With an overactive bladder, the bladder muscles and …Continue Reading
Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: What is it?
It is always heartbreaking to hear stories of men who have been seeking medical help but have been unable to find treatment. If a patient is suffering from pain, discomfort, and loss of bodily function, they find it extremely disheartening to be told there is nothing wrong with them by their doctor. By the time …Continue Reading
Pelvic Floor Dysfunction – Who Gets it?
We have all felt “Why me?” at some point in our lives. When it comes to Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome (CPPS), this is a very common phrase we hear. The short answer is, “Because you are human.” Basically, if you have a pelvis, things can go wrong with it. But there are a few common …Continue Reading
Pelvic Floor Dysfunction in Men Defined
So what exactly is pelvic floor dysfunction, also known as chronic pelvic pain syndrome? This requires a bit of male anatomy education. The pelvic floor is a complicated network of muscles that support our bowels and abdominal organs. These muscles overlap and interact with each other. Nerves and blood vessels wrap around and through these …Continue Reading
Male Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: Signs and Symptoms
The pelvic floor consists of muscle, fascia, and neural tissues. As the name implies, these tissues encompass the floor of the pelvis. Dysfunction of these tissues can lead to one or several symptoms. The most common symptoms of pelvic floor dysfunction are erectile, ejaculatory, and orgasm dysfunctions, chronic pain, urinary symptoms, constipation, and a decrease …Continue Reading