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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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Living With Shy Bladder

The inability to urinate in a public place may not seem to be all that serious to those who do not have such an issue. But for shy bladder sufferers it can be life changing and lead to depression and low self esteem. Not only do people with shy bladder refrain from going out but they also become detached from the outside world and have little or no social life due to their fear of public rest rooms. It is not only on a social level that […]

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Is Shy Bladder Stress Related?

Shy bladder is the inability to pass urine in public areas and is often thought to be a condition brought on by anxiety. In order to treat this condition it is always useful to try to establish the cause by looking at the individual’s lifestyle. It could be that there is a lot of stress currently occupying a lot of space in the person’s mental health. By pin pointing the cause it is a lot easy to overcome the problem and work on finding a cure. For […]

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Hypnosis to Overcome Shy Bladder Syndrome

Shy bladder is the common term for a phobia of urinating in public hence being unable to relieve one’s self in public toilets etc. The medical term is Paruresis and is actually more common than people think. Even if you’ve never heard of the word, approximately 7% of people in the U.S. suffer from this affliction. It is also known as bashful bladder and urophobia as well. As shy bladder is often, if not always, a pscyhological disorder, it’s reasonable to think that hypnosis can help remedy, […]

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Hypnosis and Shy Bladder

Shy bladder is a condition that can affect both men and women. In a nutshell it is defined as the inability to pass urine in a public place due to some kind of mental block that prevents the action from taking place. The cure for shy bladder is to pinpoint what the contributing cause may be and try to eliminate it from daily life. Often counselling is suggested as a means to battle through and overcome this strange condition of shy bladder. But the usual route to […]

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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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Ways to Help You Conquer Shy Bladder

So, what is shy bladder syndrome, or medically known as Paruresis? It’s basically a psychological problem where one cannot urinate in public. Imagine you’re at a football stadium watching your favorite team and it’s time to go for a wee. However, there are 1,000 other men wanting to go at the same time so by the time you squeeze into the urinal for that 1 foot of space to wee, you suddenly cannot go. Have you ever experienced this situation? For most men, it’s a psychological issue […]

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