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Treating Shy Bladder Syndrome

When it comes to shy bladder syndrome, most people who are afflicted by this condition want to know if there is a cure. This is a perfectly natural question to ask and the answer is basically “yes” but, as this is mainly a pscyhological condition, it will depend on each person as far as how “curable” shy bladder syndrome will be. Shy bladder syndrome, also known as Paruresis, is a social phobia that manifests itself in the afflicted by making it difficult, if not impossible, to urinate […]

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How to Get Over Paruresis

Paruresis, or more commonly known as shy bladder syndrome, affects over 17 million American males which is roughly seven percent of the population in the United States. This means that many men are experiencing either psychological or physiological issues associated with this affliction. Essentially, Paruresis is a fear, or phobia, of urinating in public places, such as public restrooms, where there are other “strangers” also in the same location. For some reason, men who suffer from this shy bladder syndrome simply cannot pee because there are others […]

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Healthy Living and Shy Bladder

Shy bladder, also known as paruresis is the medical term used to describe the inability to go for a wee in a public place. It is thought that this condition or fear of urinating in public is more common in men than women but it is generally male sufferers who fail to seek out help for fear of embarrassment. Without doubt many health complaints come about or are brought on by bouts of stress combined with an unhealthy lifestyle. Financial strains, personal issues such as break ups […]

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Defeating Shy Bladder Syndrome

Shy bladder syndrome is a psychlogical condition, or phobia, that makes it difficult or even impossible to urinate in a public restroom if there are other people (the public) in the same room. It’s considered a “minor affliction” but because it is usually associated with embarrassment, it’s a phobia most folks would prefer to overcome than to deal with it. The medical term for shy bladder is known as Paruresis (pronounced par-you-ree-sis). While Paruresis isn’t a terribly serious condition, the mere fact that you may have to […]

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How to Help Relieve a Shy Bladder

Shy bladder is often considered to be a condition brought on by the mindset of the person suffering from it. It comes as no surprise that a shy bladder is characterized by the act where the individual can only pass urine when completely alone. This social phobia is also referred to as paruresis or more commonly as bashful bladder. So does this condition require treatment and what can be done to help relieve a shy bladder? Well for those who are affected by this condition counselling may […]

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