Continuing with last weeks post, here are five more types of urinary incontinence
There are several health conditions that can cause you to leak urine, including stress incontinence, overactive bladder, urge incontinence, and more. Paying attention to when and where you have problems can help figure out which type you have.
Struggling with urinary incontinence? You are not alone! Here is a list of support groups that can connect you with others who can help.
With holiday season right around the corner, traveling with incontinence can be very stressful. Luckily, we have some tips to help you plan your holiday vacations!
Between attending numerous holiday parties and gatherings, not to mention taking time out to spend with friends and family, the holiday season has the tendency to be rather disruptive to one's everyday routine. But the holidays have the potential to be even more disruptive and challenging to those who experience urinary incontinence.
If you have a smartphone or a tablet, you know that these days there's an app for everything.
1. Kegel Exercises
Kegels are very useful for early stages of incontinence, and after a surgical repair to maintain pelvic floor tone over time. A physical therapist can tell you how to do them and how often; You may see an improvement aft...
For men with stress or urge incontinence, Kegel or pelvic floor exercises can reduce leaks in just 2 to 4 months and may even eliminate them within a year. Kegels are simple to do, and because no one can tell when you’re doing them, you can get your muscles into shape anywhere, at any time. Here’s how you can get started doing Kegel exercises for men.
An estimated 30% of women aged 30 to 60 years old have urinary incontinence, while more than 50% of community-dwelling older women have the condition. Stress urinary incontinence and overactive bladder are the common types of incontinence. Although prescription drugs and other types of treatments are available, their use may be associated with anticholinergic effects.
Incontinence pads and adult diapers can be essential to maintaining your comfort while looking for solutions to urinary incontinence. They make it possible for you to work, relax, and sleep without worrying.