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Urge incontinence often comes in waves and without warning. The condition affects millions of people in the U.S. and can cause disruptions in one’s work, social and personal life. One effective way to manage this condition is bladder retraining.
“Lately I’ve been urinating frequently and sometimes I can’t make it to the bathroom in time. Do I have incontinence?”
Urinary incontinence is the involuntary leakage of urine. The condition affects millions around the world, young and old. There are two main types of incontinence: stress incontinence and urge incontinence.
An overactive bladder (OAB) can cause great disruptions in one’s life. People with OAB experience frequent and sudden bladder spasms, and sometimes can’t even make it to the bathroom in time (urge incontinence). Overactive bladder can affect one’s work, relationships, social life and self-esteem. Fortunately there are many ways to treat the condition.
For women who are new to wearing incontinence products, the selection process can be a bit overwhelming due to the vast options available. The main things to remember when choosing incontinence products are to pick the right size and absorbency level. This will also play a role in how comfortable the undergarment will be. Read below to get familiar with the different types of incontinence products for women.
People with urge incontinence are constantly rushing to the bathroom, in hopes of getting there on time before having an accident. This can be both embarrassing and stressful, as constant sudden urges to go can disrupt work, school and other daily activities.
People who suffer from spinal cord injury are often left with an inability to control their bladder. This leads to bladder spasms and spontaneous voiding accidents that are often managed with catheters and incontinence briefs, or corrected through surgery.
The costs of anticholinergics are similar to the costs of Botox when used as a treatment for urge incontinence for six months, according to results from a randomized trial led by Dr. Anthony G. Visco from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Duke University Medical Center.
It’s Friday night and all you want to do after a long week of work is wind down in your cozy couch and watch a feel-good movie. Just five minutes into the film, your bladder starts to spasm. You try to ignore it and suppress the urge to go, but your bladder is relentless. You give in and pause the movie. Flash forward an hour later, and your bladder is back at it again. This time, you only have a few seconds to spare before making a big accident.
Male veterans age 55 and under are three times as likely to report urinary incontinence compared to men who’ve never served, according to researchers from the Atlanta VA Medical Center in Decatur, Georgia.