Although the name can be somewhat misleading, psychological stress is not a contributing factor to stress incontinence. Instead, the term “stress incontinence” refers to bladder leakage that occurs due to damage or weakness in the pelvic floor muscles and occurs when the muscles in that area are strained. This can happen due to childbirth, infections, obesity, or smoking. The most common symptom of stress incontinence is bladder leakage when you cough or sneeze. It can also occur during physical exertion, such as lifting heavy items, exercise, or any other physical activity. Continue reading
According to the National Association for Incontinence, more than 25 million adults in the US suffer from some form of urinary incontinence; more than 75 percent of those being women. According to the US Department of Health’s project sector, women’s health, childbirth, pregnancy, and menopause are major contributors to the prevalence of the condition in women.
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Bladder or urinary incontinence in teens occurs when the individual cannot keep their urine from leaking out of their urethra. The urethra carries the urine from their bladder so it can exit the body.
There are three common kinds of urinary incontinence. Continue reading
Urinary incontinence is a condition that affects about 25 million North Americans, and potentially millions more that are too embarrassed to seek treatment. There are various types of incontinence: stress incontinence, which is the leakage of urine when laughing, sneezing or coughing, to urge incontinence, which is the sudden onset of urination.
One exercise you can do to remedy incontinence issues, are to practice Kegel, or pelvic floor, exercises. These are especially helpful in treating stress and urge incontinence. Continue reading
If you occasionally leak urine when you cough, sneeze, or laugh, or have frequent sudden urges to urinate,then you likely suffer from urinary incontinence. While it can be an embarrassing problem, it’s not an uncommon one. According to U.S. health, about 30 million Americans are affected by urinary incontinence, making it a more common symptom than diabetes and asthma. Continue reading
Stress Incontinence is just one type of incontinence that (mostly) women – both young and old – can experience. Stress incontinence is when one loses urine without cause during physical activity such as sneezing, coughing, laughing, or exercise. Continue reading
Many people with incontinence will try anything, even dietary changes, to get rid of their embarrassing urinary issues. One should know that there is no exact cure, dietary or otherwise, for incontinence. However, there are some dietary changes you can make to increase your control to a degree. According to The CareGiver Partnership there are many foods that you can remove from your diet to help eliminate bladder leakage, although none of them are proven or backed by science. Continue reading
According to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, more than 1,000 children are treated there each year for incontinence. There are many types of incontinence that children can experience caused by different reasons. Some of the more common reasons why children wet themselves uncontrollably could be due to their own psychological choices, whereas others experience uncontrollable bladder contractions that make them feel as if they have to go to the bathroom immediately. Some children do not fully empty their bladder when going to the bathroom, leaving urine behind to leak. Continue reading
Before we kickoff 2013, we would first like to thank our loyal customers, fans and staff for a wonderful year! We appreciate everyone’s support and thank you for your dedication to our company. We also encourage you to send in feedback and help us as we continue to grow our company and product lines.
Additionally this holiday season, we’re thankful for the blogger community who has helped spread the word about Wearever products and how they can help people with various health and wellness concerns. Continue reading
If you think you might have an “overactive bladder” (OAB) you are not as alone as you might think – urinary incontinence affects 15-50% of American women today. How do you know if you are actually a victim of OAB or urinary incontinence? Continue reading