Let it flow! Let it flow! Can't hold it back anymore! (Sorry, couldn't resist.) Everyone pees, every day, followed by a flush. Those flushes add up to a lot of water, though, which is why the University of East Anglia has introduced their "Go With the Flow" program, to encourage their students to pee during their morning shower. Before you go ew gross and lunge for the Lysol, there are some very good reasons you should consider making it part of your daily routine.Read Full Story
Back in the late 1990s, a girlfriend forwarded me an email chain letter warning that women who used antiperspirants increased their risk of breast cancer. As a runner and workout fanatic — and, yes, I'm a woman who sweats — I could not imagine my life without antiperspirant. I shrugged off that letter as hyperbole and continued using my favorite commercial brand of antiperspirant. As it turns out, that chain letter had merit.Read Full Story
Urinary incontinence is such a pain in the… well, you know. It affects about 25 percent of women ages 14 to 21, and up to 60 percent of women ages 40 to 60 — though these estimates might be low. "Urinary incontinence is a common problem for women that is often underreported and underdiagnosed," says Dr. David Fleming, president of the American College of Physicians. "It's estimated that about half of women with incontinence don't report it to their doctor."Read Full Story
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