Cognitive behaviour therapy for women with urinary incontinence

Psychological factors have been identified with respect to female urinary incontinence. However, there is limited research regarding psychological interventions. The effectiveness of cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) as a treatment for women with urinary incontinence was investigated. Design. The study adopted an AB case series design with a follow-up phase. Methods. Ten women with urinary [...]

2019-03-17T09:40:59-04:00March 3rd, 2016|Immune & Urinary, Psychology|0 Comments

Yoga: A Biobehavioral Approach to Reduce Symptom Distress in Women with Urge Urinary Incontinence

Urge urinary incontinence is a debilitating chronic condition that poses challenges for affected women and the clinicians who care for them. Multicomponent behavioral therapies have shown promise in allowing women to manage their symptoms. New evidence suggests an underlying pathophysiologic inflammatory process for urge urinary incontinence, and complementary therapies that address the psychoneuroimmunology component [...]

The Effectiveness of Massage in Stress Urinary Incontinence—Case Study

The aim of the case study was to determine the effectiveness of massage in the management of stress urinary incontinence. Design: A 50-year-old woman with many years’ history of stress incontinence was treated with massage. Methods: The methodology involved positioning of the patient and massage according to an original method including the initial, main, [...]

2019-03-17T09:44:39-04:00March 3rd, 2016|Immune & Urinary, Massage|0 Comments

Exercise and Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is a leading cause of cancer morbidity and mortality in men. In addition to improved treatments, strategies to reduce disease risk are urgently required. This review summarises the literature that examines the association between exercise and prostate cancer risk. Between 1989 and 2001, 13 cohort studies were conducted in the US and [...]

Hand acupuncture can be a potent alternative therapy for stress urinary incontinence

This study was designed to evaluate the effect of Hand acupuncture treatment on the stress urinary incontinence of 52 women randomly assigned to Experimental hand acupuncture treatment group (n=25) and Control group (n=27). 11 hand acupuncture points were established as a basic treatment formula. Among them. 5 points on the midline of the palm [...]

2019-03-17T16:06:56-04:00January 28th, 2016|Acupuncture, Immune & Urinary|0 Comments

Massage in the therapy for stress urinary incontinence exerts a positive effect on decreasing urinary leakage immediately after the therapy, and during a several months follow-up

The aim of the case study was to determine the effectiveness of massage in the management of stress urinary incontinence. Design: A 50-year-old woman with many years’ history of stress incontinence was treated with massage. Methods: The methodology involved positioning of the patient and massage according to an original method including the initial, main, [...]

2019-03-17T16:13:17-04:00January 28th, 2016|Immune & Urinary, Massage|0 Comments

Physical activity benefits cancer patients

The number of breast cancer patients is continuously increasing in the western world. The number of cured patients is also increasing and those with chronic disease, even if not cured, survive longer [1,2]. Surgery and radiotherapy treatments have developed during the past decades causing less damage to the structures [3]. Still patients are left [...]

A rehabilitation program of pelvic floor muscle training is an effective way of treating urinary incontinence with prostate cancer patients

To design and implement a rehabilitation program based on pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) to improve the urinary incontinence (UI). Methods: This study is based on a randomized clinical trial. The sample was formed by 66 participants with prostate cancer. The intervention groups were randomized into an experimental group (EG) and a control group [...]

A physiotherapy program can improve or fully restore continence

The study enrolled 81 with urinary incontinence following radical prostate-only prostatectomy for prostatic carcinoma.The patients were divided into two groups. The patients in Group I were additionally subdivided into two subgroups with respect to the physiotherapeutic method used.The patients of subgroup IA received a rehabilitation program consisting of three parts.The patients of subgroup IB [...]

Nutritional intervention is a promising approach to reversing impaired immune function

Aging is associated with declined immune function, particularly T cell-mediated activity, which contributes to increased morbidity and mortality from infectious disease and cancer in the elderly. Studies have shown that nutritional intervention may be a promising approach to reversing impaired immune function and diminished resistance to infection with aging. However, controversy exists concerning every [...]

2019-03-20T12:33:57-04:00December 8th, 2015|Dietary, Immune & Urinary|0 Comments
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