• When You Gotta Go... Female Urinary Incontinence

    Urinary incontinence is a very common issue, affecting as many as one in three women at some point. Urinary (or bladder) incontinence happens when you are not able to keep urine from leaking out of your urethra (the tube that carries urine out of your body from your bladder).

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  • Kidney Stones, Part 2

    If you’ve ever had kidney stones, you know how painful the condition can be.  My previous article talked about the causes and symptoms of kidney stones, as well as the process of sometimes letting a stone “pass.”  This second article focuses on procedures used to treat kidney stones, and how to prevent stones from occurring or reoccurring.

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  • Kidney Stones, Part 1

    If you’ve ever had a kidney stone, you know how extraordinary the pain can be. I’ve had female patients who have given birth tell me that having and passing a kidney stone is worse than childbirth—without the reward at the end!

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