The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced last week that they have approved the marketing of the Eclipse System, a tool used to treat fecal incontinence (FI) in adult women aged 18 to 75 years old. Read More
Pelvic organ prolapse, or POP, occurs when the pelvic organs, such as the vagina and uterus, fall down or slip out of place. This is caused by the weakening of connective tissues, muscles, and ligaments.
Every year, more than 225,000 women will undergo a type of surgery called an abdominal sacrocolpopexy to fix this “falling out” problem.
Women are more likely to experience urinary incontinence (UI), prolapse, and fecal incontinence 20 years after one vaginal delivery compared to one caesarean section, according to new research published in a thesis from Sahlgrenska Academy at Gothenburg University in Sweden. Read More
In previous blog posts, we’ve mentioned that caffeine is a bladder irritant and can make incontinence symptoms worse. Now, there’s a new study to back that statement up. Read More
Of the 25 million American adults who experience urinary incontinence, 75-80 percent of those are women. Despite this high prevalence, the topic of bladder leakage is still hush-hush at the doctor’s office because women are often embarrassed to discuss the issue with their doctors. Read More