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.
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 [...]