Oakwood to host Bladder Health Awareness event - Fox 2 News Headlines

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>>

  • Healthy Greek yogurt recipes

    Healthy Greek yogurt recipes

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:42 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:42:18 GMT
    These recipes come from Lisa Howard, author of the cookbook Healthier Gluten-Free.
    These recipes come from Lisa Howard, author of the cookbook Healthier Gluten-Free.
  • 7th Annual Patriot Golf Day shootout

    7th Annual Patriot Golf Day shootout

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:36 AM EDT2014-08-21 14:36:16 GMT
    Fox 2 News Morning LogoFox 2 News Morning Logo
    The Patriot Golf Day Shootout raises funds for those who have devoted their lives to our country.
    The Patriot Golf Day Shootout raises funds for those who have devoted their lives to our country.
  • Coffee red chile braised beef short ribs from Harry's Detroit

    Coffee red chile braised beef short ribs from Harry's Detroit

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:25 AM EDT2014-08-21 14:25:44 GMT
    This recipe for coffee red chile braised beef short ribs comes courtesy of Chef Jim Lamb at Harry's Detroit.
    This recipe for coffee red chile braised beef short ribs comes courtesy of Chef Jim Lamb at Harry's Detroit.
Powered by WorldNow

WJBK-TV | Fox 2
16550 West Nine Mile Rd.
Southfield, MI 48075

Main Station: (248) 557-2000
Newsroom: (248) 552-5103

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