Research Shows Urinary Incontinence Affects Work Life

  • On September 4, 2012
Work is stressful. But when the added strain of a medical condition keeps you from performing your best, the workday can be even more worrisome. Stress incontinence is a medical condition caused when the muscles and nerves that hold or release urine fail to function properly. This results in an involuntary loss of small to […]
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Gestational diabetes raises risk of long-term urinary incontinence

  • On August 29, 2012
Women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) are at increased risk of postpartum urinary incontinence, including stress, urge, and mixed type, according to Taiwanese investigators. And the problems may persist for at least two years after delivery, a finding that goes against the common belief that genitourinary problems subside soon after delivery. The study also found that quality of […]
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Some information to help solve incontinence worries

  • On August 6, 2012
Urinary incontinence is more common than reported. Regrettably, many people suffer in silence and restrict their daily activities. Yet incontinence is often easily managed and treated, indeed, experts have shown that nearly 80% of people with poor bladder control can be cured or improve. Bladder control is a problem for women and men, and some […]
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Some answers to common questions about Incontinence

  • On July 16, 2012
Do women have incontinence more often than men? Unfortunately for women, yes. Urinary incontinence often occurs because of problems or weaknesses in muscles, support mechanisms and nerves that help to hold or release urine. Pregnancy and delivery, body changes associated with menopause and the way a woman’s female urinary tract is structured are among factors […]
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Even celebrities aren’t immune from Stress Incontinence

  • On June 21, 2012
You know the old expression, “I laughed so hard that I…?”  Many people can relate to the expression but in reality nobody talks much about stress incontinence in polite society. Howeve, if you do experience stress incontinence (or are caring for someone who does), you probably can’t help thinking about it, and can’t help hoping […]
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Incontinence not a topic men talk about.

  • On May 25, 2012
We know that incontinence is not a topic most men are comfortable talking about … or even thinking about. Get a group of men together and the only plumbing problems you’ll hear about are the external, kitchen-sink variety. “It is a big problem for men, especially men who have ever undergone prostate surgery or prostate […]
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New evidence about the effect of caffeine on incontinence

  • On April 28, 2012
Women with urinary incontinence who also enjoy their regular cup of coffee or tea don’t have to worry about the extra caffeine making their condition worse, suggests a new study. The new research published in Obstetrics & Gynecology, May 2012 stands in contrast to the common recommendation that women with continence issues stay away from […]
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Pelvic floor exercises are safer and significantly more effective than medication for managing urinary incontinence

  • On April 27, 2012
A recent study published in Modern Medicine Magazine says that Pelvic floor exercises are safer and significantly more effective than medication for managing both stress and urgency urinary incontinence. It also said that regardless of the therapeutic approach, patient compliance is critical to long-term success. Overall, drugs for urinary incontinence (UI) were said to have […]
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Excellent online article about Incontinence

  • On April 18, 2012
We are always disappointed that Incontinence and how to manage the condition gets little coverage in the press considering how common the condition is so we were pleased to find a good article at Wales Online containing a good overview of types and causes and what to do. The full column is repeated below. Q. […]
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Pelvic floor exercises effective for treating women with urinary incontinence

  • On April 16, 2012
Pelvic floor exercises are effective for treating adult women with urinary incontinence (the involuntary loss of urine) without risk of side effects, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). The report also found that in contrast drug-based treatments can be […]
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