By: Terry Graedon November 5, 2018 38 Comments
    Will Pumpkin Seed Oil Help Your Urinary Problem?

    How often do you have to get up at night to visit the bathroom? Some people sleep through the night with no difficulty but others have their sleep disrupted because they need to urinate every few hour…

    By: Joe Graedon April 26, 2018 15 Comments
    Commonly Prescribed Anticholinergic Drugs Linked…

    Alzheimer’s disease is scary. It robs people of their memories and their ability to function. Many people think it’s brought on by bad genes or bad luck. But there is mounting evidence that our en…

    By: Terry Graedon February 26, 2018 2 Comments
    Will Decaf Coffee Help You Keep Your Edge?

    What is your biggest fear about aging? Many people worry about loss of independence, whether they imagine that due to lack of mobility or due to cognitive decline. As a result, many baby boomers and o…

    By: Terry Graedon January 4, 2016 8 Comments
    Overactive Bladder Drugs Have Scary Cognitive Ef…

    Overactive bladder is inconvenient, uncomfortable and sometimes messy. Unfortunately, the drugs that are often used to control overactive bladder can sometimes be even messier. By that, we mean that t…

    By: Joe Graedon October 12, 2015 11 Comments
    Drugs That Cause Brain Fog For People Over 60

    Q. Do you have a list of the drugs that should not be prescribed to elderly people? If you don't, do you know where I could get such a list? My doctor was not very well informed nor was he interested …

    By: Joe Graedon January 31, 2013 10 Comments
    Overactive Bladder Drug Goes Over the Counter

    The Food and Drug Administration has announced that it has approved over-the-counter sale of a medication for overactive bladder. The ingredient in the patch, which will be sold as Oxytrol, is oxybuty…

    By: Joe Graedon January 24, 2013 6 Comments
    Wrinkle Reliever Eases Bladder Problems

    Botox has been available for more than 20 years. During that time it has become a household word, associated with cosmetic injections to smooth facial wrinkles. Now the FDA has approved it for treatin…

    By: Joe Graedon October 11, 2012 1 Comments
    Botox for Bladder Control

    Many older women take medications such as tolterodine (Detrol) or oxybutynin (Ditropan) for bladder control. While these drugs can help, they also have uncomfortable side effects such as dry mouth, dr…