New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, June 11, 1987, Page 5

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

June 11, 1987

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 11, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas F riends for Clivers Prosit To Your Health Friends for Rivers column debuts Incontinence unpublicised problem to! TiHi s xo I K friends for aivers is the name of an •rn. mi ■ on .» ningipi hi five ase of oui rivers and si nos > >i lorans h\ amino of die organa tim ' a 'OI»    ’ h in 1 >r as ,< public service Hi dim J w> KH .g loge trior tm thf* future of our rivers ! itl<» of tin newly featured column and th** -t iled Iirpnse and ’a i! of a growing numb**! of Comal ("ountv residents is t* lends tot Rivers We hope hat reading his now olunm will familia? i?e von with oui goals md activities and inspire you 'n tat*.* in ut ive pac m our preservation effort As It adv i rd Kipling put t lf there is magic in the earth, * s found 'n .dei New Braunfels is blessed with a ut aid pion* • her Cage a touch of old world charm, md a ioutl** dose of Railing a magic in the sparkling v\ atei of th** i.al md* mid mpe rivers. i'he -aine muh rn! ng magic that attracted Indian •hods Spanish or lictor- a European prince and rug > I early lexicon1- u tm alive and well and apparent-v nore copt iv ai m< than eve as those familiar with the weekend -< cm* it G mene crossing can attest I un i* *" that '‘duration and conservation are the kevs to p>. .» n ng the magic and Friends for River has * <*n for ued to promote balance between th** -/onset v (I ion and us** of our rivers I* let) 'oluniii    ll address different areas ol concern and iii** rn g a i aion s goals and objectives, activities md fund i using pint s demhei s of !• nereis for Rivers will contribute to th** writing of these articles as part of •ai -n gome ‘due t • ping! un We cill highlight menu mr • to allow . Otnnumity meuibei - to get to know their neighbor t*ottei Chis week s allele is ulunitted jointly by Betty \v dis and I .evvis I* tliott Betty W ill* *i ■ tx en putting people aud rivers together lot    ut    outdooi    specialist    and i * a ? ot IV t * ■nm* lh iii Pe is concerned ibout the conservation of our rivers Sh** has served 'he last four years as chairman of the Comal County I eglslative Committee ulmination of ttiat effort has resulted in the pa >g ol House Bill 2194 the Park District Bill Her grass-roots lobbying efforts keep ber abreast of statewide Conservation efforts Walls is also currently the chairman of th** Keep Texas Beautiful campaign in Comal County She s president elect and membership chairman and is available to speak to civic groups about th** efforts of Friends for Rivers Call 625-0662 or 625 .1575 for more in formation Lewis Elliott is a local resident with an innate con cern tor the natural resources, instrumental in the creation of th** Friends for Rivers brochure and continues to lend his journalism and editing expertise to our on going public relations articles Thanks to I.** for his most valuable contributions and support (tm devotion to fishing and boating allows him to monitor ttie river on a regular basis, his input is helpful During th** past year. Walls and fellow river friends have been gathering information for the county * enti in the Reef Texas Beautiful campaign New IC mnfc: has received a Proud Partner certificate for the !9x? participation in that competition The Keep Texas Beautiful campaign with Tex a First Lady Rita Clements as chairman, awarde f $700,000 to eight top cities that set th** standaid rn mg Texas’ litter problem Winning cities orc Whitewright, Seymour, Cuero, Greenville Fill**--Galveston Waco and Dallas Facing a,$24 mdlion-a year cleanup tat) on its highways the Texas Department of Highw ays and Public 'Transportation in 1985 signed on Keep Texas Beautiful which has sponsored the Governor’s since 1967 is th** grassroots element if Mi** Po* Mess With Texas campaign Visiting Nurse Association offers home health classes \ wiling Xiii c Association of San triton!o s sponsoring a Homemaker Home Health vide certification course in New Braunfels anti cli* .inled '«> begin June I * at st Paul - Lutheran Church Senior fate * enter tnt s Santa Clara Training is to include units con* cerning t tie role of the nomemakc! home health aide in giving arc to patients of all ages. working with people and a prat* Ileal knowledge of -kills in home management and personal care The course comprises 160 hours and is being offered at no charge Anyone interested in obtaining this certification must tie 18 years al age able to read write and speak English perform simple mathematical equations using three figures and Im* bal** to attend class three twice a week Applications ire available at the church. Community Service ('enter and McKenna Monon al Hospital Applicants are urged to submit applications as soon as possible and stat** preference for class tim** morning afteertioon w evening Anyone needing an application or more information also <9111 call 625 9191 at the Service Lite Center, or call Margaret Rood** at the AN A ll 620*6507 Homeosexualitv incest venereal disea* hild abuse md condom ha " been urun**ntim    ab)*-    "    "ai    md generations past ‘There 1  ...... '    11 iiseusslngc moor md tuber* Miosis But these i #* ,t 1 lints hav** ■ >»** 1 av* .*■    •    ! uedical need to get informat ion mr** However some people dill lieke* about ' ** npm " medical pro!'em of urinary n mijnf*nc»* it * «k p** Parts of th** media fill i»*fus** discuss st ■ na! -hame h* ause incontinent people *    **d tiff* emotion    it whisper ' '’i*n    (aire thing can tx*    d*>ne    it    n*1    no blent More than 12 million people in the t inted 'tate; ii" n continent For main tt***i 1 incontinence become a too blent that takes precedence or sit *f their activiti** ' rinary incontinence in fact brings about fin* nstitu tionali/ation of mdliom *if **ni <t -itiv -a- oh mental deterioration ratiks higher as * reason n> moving old*** men arx! women nom 1 family hornet* a a sing tm* <* In these nursing rome- more    cm > are afflicted Outside the nut ing home environment ! p*" ant *c elderly men and ■ percent of **d*"    *"    ■ >    ** • in continence pi *iblem lite incontinent nx* often are silent md resign* i to the problem Inn many f ‘hem undo ac* he m Mi *h *t ,01 continence and the igingpmc *ssare n** ! ibl* paine One result is that only one incontinent man 01 von in n 12 seeks medical assistance Men th*"- ■"*■’ "* •■'•me ms lathing tooffcr in‘act th** medical profession can oit**' * It) incontinence is rro more 1 not mal pat1 «*• igingumn chest pain or diat>**t**s I c Ned Re * Ir ’■ rn* > •    .? a Medical Scii.xii told a national comet* •■■>-* theT .xxi ted Drug \«lnnntsi 1 at an I tie e iii?*\ he »n otr- ti action in the n **Mca' lobo *h,*a need- corr idiot! the:** max tx* tbn ■- " • *\    1 ut * net rn mu-eleo? die ta eider muscle lnconMnen ** can 1 **sult tram someth rip * c* inmon * chronic« *nstipi«ti*in nartieulor'iv if til* i«m*1. h- *npa '• 1 It mux    occur    att**! a hysterectomy or tit*-, p    o    tate rectal    01    lower    nile -filial argel)    obesity    <*»    t; " tM also    *ri    contr 1    tacit«* * liber cansos    iiictride    drug    1    cf fee t    multiple    sclerosis cancer    spinal    mu    '    en diabete link** Pal kuison’s of \' di*o *>i    • Im Mi i*»i**cts it t*i *0 |K’"ohI of IM?,    ti -pina bifid a ate incontinent It* uifd ujonglv advt-*- people Mn a * t » ontmence to talk to 'heir doctor He said *o t * -1 • th** 0 v -b ciao what is physically happening so that - prompt rid cot i **< I ti a gnosis can tie marie md treatment appmt- < ar be disco- **I A visit to ispeeiali-u inigtit ab a !iene**dcd Fa* a ii agnosis and treatment can ' **! 1 ti* av tog • hen the incontinence is ttie first sign of a serious condition nett as a ' moo? in* oof inert* ** can have liff**ieot tr«.*atnients Among hem cire Kegel exercise In "t'H Dr Arnold Kegel a Ijd Angeles practitioner introdu* d **x«*rc **s to trengther tii** pelvic floor muscles in women with -Mc in continence ti)** kind where leaking rn a? under the st?ess of coughing laughing or lift: g Drug vt* *» 1 sp rnudie drug is sometimes pi a dx-d Reev aluation of drug Mini apy incontinence can tx1 a by product of ti ups being' <ik**n ttir some other malady sedatives or'» aiiquili/ers a* m** homes tor trowel spasm Diuretics given *0 tower blood pressure can increase urine product i'm f obi motimne r*iav incr**ase the blad der outlet re 'stance *» that 'he ?! id* toesn’t com pletely empty *Vtie?i a pt*>bb*r-i recur a loctor may prescribe a di"eT«*ul <ttog M>ar mux Jo the needed jot rf bout causing urco >r me ice Surgical procedures The urgeon an work through the vagina or » lins ab Jominal incision and use an en doscope > na? M- rob** Ilk* instrument n se lied via til? urethra or the incision ’n ee uiside the bladder Surger y can allev ate ?n ot?v'r uc'ion erin ti** up the pelvic floor tissu*"- to ref arn aggmg irefhra <>r t»ladder t<> norma' pO'ition or c-*n 1 **1 air a corwfar'tly operang bladder outlet so that it close properly Hospital May ar*- usually un!\ a Max or two Younger neopl** ar eoMen n an*t*iut of th** bo-pital the same flay Of cour e ornetirnes the underlying cause of 'n *’<»ntinence can t be ured F,vert then the situation is tar *ror* 1 hope!**ss -ti at**j*»cs Mi help th** incontinent slav dry include mon* ire'juent trips to the toilet a portable com mrxie for invalids oxisell "atherication after proper in st ructious to erupt v ttie bladder everul times a day There als?? . * * * - or ie** colter tfen levi **> md disfiosable pads md pants availafde from medical supply steres drug tores md ii#.** trealth t are cataloes HIP or !t**||) tm J neon! irx’tU l:,***ip}e and th* 'simon h nim tatjor? v hose f*rurxler director is * ■ eM uc onti net it offer mtm i* ate** a u,-»* n * * * > * • 1,«.• treatment pro tin t ar I t r* ut rn cr ti *>p? *** To r**cer ve <*r -.for *n ■ m*i a--elf 10,. , 1    •    *    ovelopeto MIF t ' si 1 ■ 1    .    •<* >, , EDITORS sen ice of * 'ow a1 < formal consort iii tliteuehmit ih*‘ it c mu Health is ,1 public ’ k'oaitment and in in ■ ice Dfo\ 1 dei - ROSEMARK GREGORY hits all thp namps and pint r>«* *n Hometown, weeklv in the Herald~£titun$ Furniture Co. A rrts lune f 1 th Req $329 95 Treat yourself to the elegance of 'his Queen Anne Chair. The deeply tutted back plush taboos and sturdy construction 1 omplcnent your home .‘.uh quality style ariel omtort. ‘Chadwick * Lov*ny unshed ry e villi bias" plated j and elegant detailing lei? Reg, $279.95 Distinctively shaped back and arms give tf country harm Singiewelt tom kl k pleats Reg. $899.95    CMA! Uutoiounger Ne rn Hiyl* ri*icwM| *nm Isuih Ceti* Reg. $319.95 Sealy Post un* ped ic Fuiucciune Ca 283 S. Seguin St. Quality Home Furnishings and F Ic) ’ C j. jug S338 OO par tat $428 OO par a al 1818 OO p«* tat $088 UU pvi set Cai pet and Vinyl floor covering Ail begloom tuimtuie dtruMfl room furniture, pie tufts, snuck hays luggage tai Kb are all included ii* this sale Plenty of tree pafkmg in front ol tnt1 Bt n and also in tile rear of tile siore. ;

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