As women get older or after having children, many joke about needing to use the restroom more frequently or having to urinate prior to any kind of exercise. While it may be a fact of life, urinary incontinence is no laughing matter. It can cause embarrassment, discomfort and have a deep impact on your lifestyle. However, Park City, Illinois, patients can rest easier knowing that urology cases can be addressed by visiting Dr. Sanjay Gandhi at Partners in Pelvic Health, an experienced physician. For many years, Dr. Gandhi has been helping patients understand the symptoms and find relief from stress … Continue reading
Do you find that you are avoiding certain physical activities because of bladder leakage? Are you embarrassed that you leak urine every time you laugh, cough, or sneeze? Have you been worried about leaking urine in certain social situations to the point where you avoid going out? If this sounds like you, it is important that you understand you are not alone! Dr. Sanjay Gandhi of Partners in Pelvic Health in Chicago, IL is committed to ensuring women have a discreet and confidential soundboard for issues such as this. Urinary stress incontinence, or SUI, is more common than women realize, … Continue reading
Have you received a recent diagnosis of stress incontinence? Learn more with a Lake Forest area doctor
Dr. Sanjay Gandhi of Partners in Pelvic Health works directly with women daily to provide the diagnosis and treatment of pelvic issues. One diagnosis that can make female patients feel self-conscious is that of urinary stress incontinence. Urinary stress incontinence, or SUI, is a condition that causes women to experience leakage of urine during participation of certain activities or when sneezing, coughing, or laughing. This condition is common among American women, often occurring with age. However, women who have had children or who are obese may also develop urinary stress incontinence. By getting a proper diagnosis with a doctor, women … Continue reading
While women with urinary incontinence are often embarrassed about their condition, it is essential that they speak up with their medical provider. Why? Because urinary stress incontinence can be treated with the team of professionals at Partners in Pelvic Health in Park City, IL. Women struggling with bladder leakage can get a proper diagnosis with Dr. Sanjay Gandhi and his team to discuss effective treatment options. Our staff works hard to find the direct cause of the condition and speak about common treatments used to reduce or eliminate the problem. What is urinary stress incontinence? Urinary stress incontinence, sometimes referred … Continue reading
Stress urinary incontinence refers to unintentional urine loss with physical activity or movement such as sneezing, running, coughing, or lifting heavy weights creates pressure (stress) on the bladder. Dr. Sanjay Gandhi will educate the patient during the initial consultation about stress incontinence symptoms, causes, and treatments in Chicago. Stress incontinence is unrelated to psychological stress. It is also not the same as urge incontinence. In urge incontinence, unintentional urine loss happens due to the contraction of bladder muscles, typically related to a sense of urgency. Stress incontinence occurs much more in women than it does in men. Stress incontinence may … Continue reading
Seeing a doctor for stress urinary incontinence in the Park City area can resolve embarrassing leakage
Stress urinary incontinence is a condition that many women may face at some point. This potentially uncomfortable issue occurs in times of “stress,” when the body is actively in motion. Women with stress urinary incontinence may have to brace themselves when they sneeze or cough. They may hold in bursts of laughter and even reach a point where they lose motivation to engage in healthy physical activity. You don’t have to live with incontinence For the millions of women who experience stress urinary incontinence, there is good news. Solutions exist for this condition. All you need to do is talk … Continue reading
Urinary incontinence is a real problem for millions of Americans. Several factors may increase the risk of bladder leakage, including childbirth or injury. Stress urinary incontinence, especially, is a condition often associated with age. There is no reason to live with bladder control problems that cause you to leak urine when you cough, sneeze, or laugh. Dr. Gandhi is a medical specialist providing excellent treatment for stress incontinence near Crystal Lake. If you are finding that your daily life is impacted due to urinary incontinence, we invite you to contact our office. You may find that simple changes to your … Continue reading
Sanjay Gandhi, M.D.
Conditions affecting the female pelvis are the focus at Partners in Pelvic Health North Shore Urogynecology. We provide effective solutions for these problems from our offices at Park City, Woodstock, and Lake Forest in Illinois.
Partners in Pelvic Health North Shore Urogynecology
Our team is headed by Sanjay Gandhi, MD, Urogynecologist. Dr. Gandhi’s specialized education included a residency in gynecology and obstetrics at Northwestern University and a three-year urogynecology fellowship. He is among a few in the country to pass the first examination in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (Urogynecology) of The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He also teaches healthcare students.