Stress Urinary Incontinence Related to Genes

  • On April 27, 2009
A study published this week in the American Journal of Human Genetics links pelvic floor disorders such as pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence to a certain region of the human genome. The study was conducted by the University Of Utah School Of Medicine, study lead author Kristina Allen-Brady, Ph.D., and colleagues analyzed the […]
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Surgical Births Don’t Prevent Incontinence

  • On March 30, 2009
A series of researches conducted in Australia revealed an elective caesarean will not prevent incontinence and maybe putting women’s and baby’s health at unnecessary risks. Dr. Jenny King, an urogynaecologist at Westmead Hospital in Sidney, Australia doesn’t agree with the right of women to choose caesareans just to avoid pelvic floor problems and incontinence said: […]
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Ulrika Jonsson Talks Light Adult Incontinence

  • On March 9, 2009
In a revealing article written for the Daily Mail, TV star Ulrika Jonsson reveals a very intimate health secret that embarrassed her for many years, LAI or light adult incontinence. Mother of four Ulrika admits it that had never heard of such condition until recently, let alone talk about it; she always thought it was something […]
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Incontinence: Same Condition Different Causes

  • On February 24, 2009
Bladder control problems affect both men and women, but the causes usually differ. In most cases women develop incontinence when pelvic floor muscles, muscles that support the bladder, weaken. Sometimes after giving birth women can experience this problem, pelvic muscle exercises can help improve the situations, in some cases medication or surgery is needed. For […]
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Excercise Pelvic Floor Muscles to Improve Incontinence

  • On January 22, 2009
One of the most effective ways of helping incontinence is doing pelvic floor exercises. This will help toward strengthening the pelvic floor muscles and therefore the bladder. The first step in making your pelvic floor stronger, is recognising where the muscles are. To locate them, contract your muscles as though you are trying to stop yourself […]
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Another Case of Someone Not Being Aware of Incontinence

  • On December 18, 2008
After Christina MacLeod gave birth to her daughter 8 years ago, she noticed that whenever she ran or jumped on a trampoline, she’d experience an embarrassing result. Ms MacLeod said: ‘I would find myself with a bit of incontinence. I took a running clinic and the instructor said that if you have problems with urinary, […]
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A Guide to Pelvic Floor Exercises!

  • On October 23, 2008
When experiencing incontinence your pelvic muscles become weaker, but as with all muscles they can be strengthened again. Pelvic floor exercises are a great way of achieving this. Here are some tips to help you get started: – Carry out pelvic floor exercises for 5 minutes 3 times a day. This will help to strengthen […]
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Pelvic Floor Exercises Can Help Manage Incontinence

  • On August 21, 2008
The pelvic floor muscles are a group of muscles inside the pelvis that forms a floor in the body. They surround the urethra, vagina and rectum and should, along with the sphincter muscles, maintain control over these openings. If the pelvic floor muscles are weak the urethra can fall during exertion, resulting in leaking. To […]
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