Oakwood to host Bladder Health Awareness event - KMSP-TV

Oakwood to host Bladder Health Awareness event

Posted: Updated:

During National Bladder Awareness Week (Nov. 11-15), the PFD Alliance wants to help the millions of women living with OAB and other pelvic floor disorders (PFDS) through useful tips. A national campaign, Dr. Khandwala is leading Michigan's efforts to help women with bladder health.

Available OAB treatment options, from over the counter medicines including the patch to therapies and procedures, including Botox. OAB is a pelvic floor disorder which impacts one in three women in their lifetime and is very common for women after having children. Women are usually embarrassed to talk about the PFDs that can occur - from bladder and bowel leakage to organ prolapse, due to the weight on the pelvic floor of carrying a child at some point.

A free community event to learn more about women's health will be held tonight, Friday, November 15 at Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center's Kalman Auditorium (18101 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, MI, 4812) at 5:30 p.m.

Online:
For more about Michigan/Detroit events: www.voicesforpfd.org/events.
Advanced Urogynecology of Michigan: www.augm.org.

  • MorningsMorningsMore>>

  • Votes could bring 'Gang Related' premiere to Detroit

    Votes could bring 'Gang Related' premiere to Detroit

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:15 AM EDT2014-04-17 13:15:01 GMT
    Vote for a chance to bring a free advance screening of 'Gang Related' to Detroit.
    Vote for a chance to bring a free advance screening of 'Gang Related' to Detroit.
  • Kam's Corner: Mary's Diaper Cake Boutique

    Kam's Corner: Mary's Diaper Cake Boutique

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:39 AM EDT2014-04-17 12:39:55 GMT
    Made with love from one mom to another. Local businesswoman and mother Mary creates very unique, one-of-a-kind diaper cakes designed for moms to be.
    Made with love from one mom to another. Local businesswoman and mother Mary creates very unique, one-of-a-kind diaper cakes designed for moms to be.
  • Sarah's practically homemade samoa cookies

    Sarah's practically homemade samoa cookies

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:54 AM EDT2014-04-16 15:54:41 GMT
    Get the recipe for practically homemade samoa cookies from Brenda Harger, owner of Sarah's Cake Decorating and Candy Supplies in Troy.
    Get the recipe for practically homemade samoa cookies from Brenda Harger, owner of Sarah's Cake Decorating and Candy Supplies in Troy.
Powered by WorldNow

KMSP-TV
11358 Viking Drive
Eden Prairie, MN 55344

Phone: (952) 944-9999
Fax: (952) 942-0455

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices