Collagen Injections When Incontinence Surgery Fails

  • On March 23, 2009
The results of a research conducted by the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Centre found collagen injections can help women who still experience stress urinary incontinence after surgery. Lead researcher Dr. Phillip Zimmern said: “The collagen injection is also a good alternative for those who cannot afford recovery time from surgery or are too medically […]
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Light Adult Incontinence Research

  • On March 17, 2009
There are several reasons why women can experience LAI or light adult incontinence, such as a leaky valve at the bottom of the bladder or a weak or damaged pelvic floor muscles, which can be a result from childbirth. In simple words, LAI occurs when the bladder stops working properly or a women loose control […]
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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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US Company Boss in Trouble for Not Supplying Incontinence Products

  • On February 25, 2009
The owner of a Texas medical supply company is charged with fraudulently billing the U.S. government for $1 million in adult diapers that customers never received, federal prosecutors said. Ernest Hogan, who ran Shanet Medical Source in Houston, is accused of routinely billing the federal Medicaid program for adult urinary incontinence supplies, including diapers, underpads […]
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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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Urge Incontinence Explained

  • On February 19, 2009
Urge incontinence is when you get an urgent desire to pass urine and sometimes urine leaks before you have time to get to the toilet. It is usually due to an ‘overactive bladder’, treatment with bladder retraining often cures the problem. Urge incontinence is the second most common cause of incontinence. About 3 in 10 […]
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Program Helps Women Develop Skills to Manage Incontinence

  • On February 16, 2009
Incontinence and bladder control problems are often issues women are too embarrassed to talk about, even with their doctors. To help break the embarrassment barrier Physical Therapist Linda Yates from the US has developed a program to help women develop skills to manage and resolve incontinence. The program will encourage women to break down the […]
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Weight Loss Reduces Stress Incontinence

  • On February 10, 2009
A new study conducted by the UCSF, University of California at San Francisco, Brown University and the University of Alabama revealed that weight loss reduces stress incontinence in obese women. The PRIDE, Program to Reduce Incontinence by Diet and Exercise, randomly assigned 338 obese women aged between 42 and 64 years of age with at […]
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What to Expect with Surgery for Stress Incontinence – Part 2

  • On February 3, 2009
Continuing with our series of posts about Surgeries for Stress Incontinence, this final part offers detailed information on each surgical procedure. As mentioned on What to Expect with Surgery for Stress Incontinence – Part 1, there are two types of surgical procedures for stress incontinence, surgery through the abdomen and surgery through the vagina, Surgery […]
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Nurses to Lead NHS Research into Treating Urinary Incontinence After Stroke

  • On December 22, 2008
The only nurse led stroke research unit in the UK has received £1.2m from the Department of Health to research new ways of assessing and managing urinary incontinence after a celebral event. The money will be used by the University of Central Lancashires clinical practice research unit to coordinate the Indentifying Continence Options after Stroke […]
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