“I am 6 months post-partum and just recently started running again. But whenever I do, I wet myself! I love to run, and I don’t want to give it up. What can I do to prevent this embarrassing condition?”
It looks like you’re experiencing exercise-induced incontinence, a form of stress incontinence. It means that urinary leakage occurs during any physical activity that puts pressure onto your abdomen.
For people experiencing urinary incontinence, maintaining discretion is crucial. You want to be fully protected from bladder leakage, yet also steer away from the usual bulky white diaper that may make you feel even more uncomfortable or embarrassed. Read More
Finding the cause of bladder leakage can help you and your doctor determine the best and most effective treatment plan. Below are the 8 most common causes of urinary incontinence. 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
What are vaginal weights?
Vaginal weights, or cones, are training aids that help locate and strengthen pelvic floor muscles that may have been weakened due to pregnancy, childbirth, medication or age. Vaginal weights come in 5-6 different weights starting at less than one ounce.
“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
Vaginal weights Read More
, or cones, are great for women suffering from urinary incontinence. Exercises can be discreetly performed anytime
– except during menstruation, intercourse, or pregnancy. With regular use, vaginal weights may help prevent those embarrassing leaks
and can even lead to stronger and more frequent orgasms
DO I ONLY NEED PROTECTION FROM URINARY INCONTINENCE?
For the most part, urinary-only incontinence for active people can be controlled by pads for women and guards for men. These lightweight, absorbent products are discreet, fit in regular underwear, and offer all levels of protection.