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My Journey to a Better Bladder

My Journey to a Better Bladder

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My Journey to a Better Bladder

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104 página
39 minutos
Lançado em:
Sep 7, 2014
ISBN:
9781310472619
Formato:
Livro

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“My Journey to a Better Bladder” is intended for female readers who may be experiencing urinary discomfort. Ask yourself these questions about your urinary health:
* Do I go to the restroom to urinate more than once in any 4-hour time frame?
* Do I go to the restroom once or more during the night?
* Do I have recurring urinary infections?
* Do I take medicines for overactive bladder?
* Do I go to the restroom ‘just in case’?
* Do I occasionally or constantly leak urine?
If you answered ‘yes’ to any of the above questions, “My Journey to a Better Bladder” may offer some valuable insight into what you might be going through. Because my friend, I went through it, too.
“My Journey to a Better Bladder” is the very personal account of my struggle with prolapsed bladder accompanied by intensity, frequency, and incontinence all related to urinary urges. And how, without surgery or long-term medicine, I fixed it for good.
From initial symptoms to full recovery, my ordeal took approximately 28 weeks. From the beginning, I kept a daily account of my symptoms and their severity, as well as the remedies I tried. This account emerged into what has now become “My Journey to a Better Bladder”. I thought it worth sharing with other women who might be going through similar urinary discomfort.

Lançado em:
Sep 7, 2014
ISBN:
9781310472619
Formato:
Livro

Sobre o autor

I have enjoyed writing fiction as a hobby since I was 8 years old. Most of what I write is about drama with a supernatural twist.Teri A. LarisonMy Author Page on Facebook:facebook.com/WriterInTheForestMy Journey to a Better Bladder on Facebook:facebook.com/betterbladderjourney

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My Journey to a Better Bladder - Teri A. Larison

My Journey to a Better Bladder

Nature Was Calling

But It Was Only Getting Voicemail

By Teri A. Larison

Copyright © 2014-2017 by Teri A. Larison

Cover and Figures © 2014-2017 by Teri A. Larison

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Word count: 14,408

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copyrighted property of the author

and may not be redistributed.

Thank you for your support.

Special thank you

to my husband,

for responding so quickly

when I needed lube.

Foreword

Dear Reader,

Before you select this e-book to read, you most likely want to know what My Journey to a Better Bladder is all about.

My Journey to a Better Bladder is the very personal account of my struggle with prolapsed bladder accompanied by intensity, frequency, and incontinence all related to urinary urges. And how, without surgery or long-term medicine, I fixed it for good.

Over the years, stopping at the restroom every few hours had become the norm for me. I did not realize this was a problem until I began experiencing frequent and intense urges to urinate. I tried over-the-counter bladder control and urinary relief products, but their effectiveness was short-lived. I sought medical attention from my primary care provider, who in turn, referred me to a specialist. The diagnosis was prolapsed bladder. Diagnosis determined, I steered over to the Internet to understand prolapsed bladder and its symptoms.

From initial symptoms to full recovery, my ordeal took approximately 28 weeks. From the beginning, I kept a daily account of my symptoms and their severity, as well as the remedies I tried and how I eventually managed it. This account emerged into what has now become My Journey to a Better Bladder. I thought it worth sharing with other women who might be going through similar urinary discomfort.

Teri A. Larison

facebook.com/betterbladderjourney

Contents

Part 1: At a Standstill

Precursory Stressors

Initial Symptoms (Week 1)

Symptoms (Week 2)

Pumpkin Seed

Retraining the Bladder

Kegels and the Pelvic Floor

Incontinence (Urinary Leakage)

The Five-Fecta Mix (Weeks 3-5)

Leveling Out (Weeks 6-7)

Good Days and Bad Days

Cystex to the Rescue (Weeks 8-9)

Appointment with Urologist

Prolapsed Bladder

Remedies for Prolapsed Bladder

The Trouble With Surgery

I Can Do This

The Storm Before the Calm (Weeks 10-11)

Part 2: On My Way

Eureka!

The Debut (Weeks 12-15)

Tampon Application

Getting Serious With Kegels

Taking the Call

A New Year, A New Me

Brain Over Bladder (Weeks 16-20)

Association

Self-Assessment and Retraining

Morning Routine

Daytime Routine

Evening Routine

Self-Assessment Wrap-Up

Making the Bladder Wait

Bladder Control Medicines

I Love My Bladder (Weeks 21-24)

Feeling Lucky (Weeks 25-28)

Part 3: Your Turn At the Wheel

Seek Medical Help

Read Articles

Roadmap to Healthy Bladder

Keep a Symptom Ratings Chart

Keep a Dietary Journal

Deal With the Stress

Get Temporary Relief

Take Vitamin Supplements

Do Kegels

Try the Tampon Trick

Self-Assessment and Bladder Retraining

Appendix

Reading Materials

Symptom Ratings Chart

Steps for Self-Assessment and Bladder Retraining

Templates for Self-Assessment and Bladder Retraining

Afterword

About the Author

Part 1: At a Standstill

Precursory Stressors

I am in general good health. I have chronic asthma that I manage by exercising, avoiding triggers, and taking vitamins. When I was in my early 20s, I had a urinary infection for which I was prescribed antibiotics. In my 30s, I took a prescription for overactive bladder for a few years. Ever since, trips to the restroom were about once or twice every few hours. Until recently, I did not consider that to be an issue. When I reached my 40s, though, overactive bladder became a great concern.

Throughout the year 2013, my husband and I faced significant inconvenience and stress because of his erratic work schedule. The company changed his work schedule several times, each one worse. His work shift started and stopped at different times every day. We no longer had the same days off and we no longer worked the same part of the day.

In the first week of September that year, a small fire in my office building released toxic fumes into the air. My exposure to the fumes was at most 10 minutes, but it triggered my asthma. For weeks after, I had constant shortness of breath and a persistent cough. I clung desperately to my rescue inhaler.

The physical stress from asthma joined forces with mental exhaustion brought on by my husband’s irregular hours. The strain on my body led to something I

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