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Men Can Prolapse Through Their Rectum?

What is rectal prolapse? When your large intestine slips out of your anus, causing you to lose control of your bowels and leak from the rectum, you have a rectal prolapse. Rectal prolapse in men is a rare occurrence, but it increases as you age and has a significant impact on the quality of your…

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Scarring After Episiotomy and What To Do About It

Episiotomy rates have been decreasing in the US since the 1990s. And in 2006, the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists advised episiotomies to be avoided if possible due to the risk of increased pain, lacerations, and anal incontinence.   What is an episiotomy vs a perineal tear? A perineal tear is common among first-time…

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Laura Bunso on The Jacksonville BUZZ

Laura Bunso on BUZZ TV Smart Body PT owner and founder, Laura Bunso, was recently on “The Horse’s Mouth” with Tom McManus on BUZZ TV. You can watch the video here.

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Yes, Men Experience Painful Intercourse Too

Men experience painful intercourse. And they don’t always want to have sex! Societal expectations will lead you to believe that men are tough, independent, and sex-driven. Therefore, men will steer clear of doctors and find a way to have sex no matter what. However, 1 to 5% of men report pain with intercourse. While this…

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My C-Section Scar is Painful! What Can I Do?

Cesarean sections account for 20% of births worldwide, and the total number of Cesarean deliveries is rising. The good news is that mortality rates for both mothers and babies have gone down significantly. The flip side is that moms have to live with the consequences of surgery.   Chronic Post-Surgical Pain After Cesarean Section Pain…

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Erectile Dysfunction Can Be a Pain in the Butt!

An important topic in men’s health, and specifically men’s pelvic health, is erectile dysfunction. Erectile dysfunction, or ED, is the inability to sustain an erection firm enough for sexual intercourse. Research shows that thirty-five percent of men aged 60 will have ED and the number jumps to 50% in men older than 70.    Your…

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How to Use Vaginal Dilators after Radiation Therapy

Cancer can start in the cervix, uterus, rectum, or bladder and spread to the vagina. A typical treatment is radiation therapy which kills cancer cells directly. Pelvic radiation therapy can result in radiation-induced vaginal stenosis (VS), a common side effect of radiation therapy. Your vagina can narrow or stick together due to adhesions and scarring…

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Bad Bladder Behavior: 5 Ways to Retrain Your Bladder

People consider addressing behavior when their choices lead to unwanted consequences. Eating too many sugary sweets today may lead to kidney disease tomorrow. That extra glass of wine can result in you wetting your pants by morning. And dehydration can lead to constipation. In order to improve your condition, you must decide to change behaviors…

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