Mobile app reduces stress incontinence episodes in small trial

  • On December 14, 2016
Pelvic floor training by physical therapists can help women reduce stress incontinence—leakage of urine when they exercise, laughs, cough, or sneeze. Swedish researchers wanted to determine whether such training works when it’s delivered through Tät, a smartphone app developed for that purpose. The researchers studied 123 women who had at least one episode of stress […]
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6 tips for managing urinary incontinence

  • On December 7, 2016
Urinary incontinence is a prevalent issue, with anywhere from 25 to 50 per cent of women reporting an episode in the past year. “Managing urinary conditions can be frustrating and time-consuming, but there are helpful tips and lifestyle changes that can reduce the burden this condition causes,” says Jenna Hoppenworth, a Mayo Clinic Health System […]
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More awareness on overactive bladder is needed

  • On December 7, 2015
Recent research indicates that the majority of people do not know what overactive bladder (OAB) is, let alone how is can be treated. In a recent survey carried out in in Munster, Ireland over half the people surveyed did not know what overactive bladder was and 81% avoid visiting their doctor for help with the […]
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Kate Winslet talks openly about her incontinence issue

  • On November 26, 2015
In a recent appearance on The Graham Norton Show, actress Kate Winslet revealed that she suffers from stress incontinence so can’t jump on trampolines anymore. The 40-year-old star recently appeared on The Graham Norton Show where she explains that she developed stress urinary incontinence after having three children. “When you’ve had a few children, you know, […]
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Norwegian Study identifies genetic factor in incontinence

  • On May 15, 2013
Urinary incontinence in women is known to be linked to factors such as age, obesity and childbirth injury however a study from Norway reveals that a genetic factor is also involved and that Women are more likely to develop urinary incontinence if their mothers or older sisters also have this problem. The scientists studied family […]
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New TENA Pants Maxi – 30% More Absorbent

  • On October 12, 2012
Allanda are pleased to announce the launch of New TENA Pants Maxi! These new Pull Up Incontinence Pants are 30% more absorbent than TENA Pants Super. Suitable for heavy or continuous urinary incontinence or faecal incontinence, these pants can be pulled up and down easily when required but have the additional protection of built in […]
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Marathon runnners warned about potential incontinence risks

  • On October 11, 2012
Marathon runners may be preoccupied with shin splints, chafing and blisters on race day, but they should also consider bladder health, a U.S. researcher says. “The added stress on the body that comes with running a marathon can cause urinary stress incontinence problems during the race or down the road,” Dr. Melinda Abernethy of the […]
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