Before you schedule an appointment to talk to your doctor about the bladder leakage you’ve been experiencing recently, you need to be prepared. Use these tips to help you and your doctor better understand your urinary incontinence issues. Read More
Visiting your doctor is the first step to treating urinary incontinence. To prepare for your appointment, create a list of questions to ask your doctor so you can better understand your bladder control issues. Here’s a few to get you started. Read More
“I just had a baby and now I leak whenever I work out at the gym. It’s so embarrassing! Is it okay to use menstrual pads to control the leaking?”
It seems like you may be suffering from stress incontinence which occurs when pressure is applied to the abdomen and bladder. Many women experience this condition after birth, but fortunately, bladder leakage is usually temporary.
It’s common for women to experience stress incontinence. This means that something as simple as lifting or laughing can cause a leak. As the uterus expanded for the growing baby during pregnancy, more pressure or “stress” was put on the bladder and the pelvic floor muscles may have been weakened. Read More
Urinary incontinence is the inability to control one’s bladder emptying. This common, yet treatable, condition affects about 25 million American adults and 200 million adults worldwide. While the pain and embarrassment of incontinence is similar, the cause and type can differ greatly. Read below to find out what type of incontinence you may have. Read More