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Bladder Matters

Urinary incontinence, the loss of bladder control, is a common and often embarrassing problem. If you deal with incontinence or an overactive bladder, you know that your personal freedom and your day-to-day activities can be severely restricted because it can affect your work, leisure time, travel, and other aspects of your life.

In most cases, simple lifestyle changes or medical treatment can ease your discomfort or stop urinary incontinence.

Torrance Memorial's Miracle of Living June lecture will increase your knowledge about incontinence and provide information on how to gain more freedom in your life.

Come to this informative lecture to learn:

  • What are the different types of incontinence?
  • What are the major causes of incontinence?
  • Is it a urinary tract infection (UTI) or an overactive bladder?
  • What tests are done to deter- mine which one it is?
  • What are the latest treatments for overactive bladders?
  • What effects do certain medications have on the bladder? What effects does surgery have?
  • Can medications improve incontinence?
  • What role does certain food or drink play on the bladder?
  • What role do lifestyle factors play?
  • What surgical treatments are available to improve bladder control?
  • What are the signs and symptoms of kidney infections and how are they treated?

Lecture Information

When You Gotta Go
June 19
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Torrance Memorial Medical Center
Health Conference Center

Can’t Attend?

Stream the lecture live. Or, you can view the lecture video:

June 24
10 AM – Noon
Torrance Memorial Medical Center
West Tower

Reservations required for daytime video showings, call (310) 517-4666.

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