The Nurse’s Corner 2017-11-09T14:38:56+00:00

The Nurse’s Corner

Each month I highlight a health topic. Feel free to suggest health con­cerns that you would like to see added in future months.

Carol Savoie R.N.

Bladder Health Month

Key Bladder Facts · It's normal to go to the bathroom 4 to 8 times a day and no more than twice a night. · The bladder is a hollow, balloon-shaped organ, and is made mostly of muscle. · When the bladder is empty it looks like a deflated balloon. The shape of a bladder changes when it fills up. · Urine is produced in the kidneys. It flows through tubes called ureters into the bladder. · The bladder muscle helps you urinate by squeezing to force the urine out. · Women have shorter urethras than men. Women are more [...]

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