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Sacral Neuromodulation and how it can alleviate bladder incontinencesponsored by Medtronic Ltd.
Bladder incontinence is very common, with current estimates suggesting that 3-6million people in the UK and as many as 45 million people in Europe are living with some form of urinary incontinence. Despite its commonality, many people still struggle to talk about bladder conditions, feeling embarrassed and struggling with their debilitating condition in silence. Learn more here.
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FREE Nurse Helpline
Are you living with bladder incontinence and your current treatment plan is still not improving your condition? We are providing a free Nurse Support Helpline to help those living with continence issues. Learn more about your condition and about whether you may be suitable for nerve stimulation treatment from an expert nurse.
Stress Continence - Myths & FactsWritten by talkhealth
Stress incontinence is a common form of continence and often experienced by women over the age of 40, with as many as 1 in 5 women over this age having some degree of the condition. In a 2016 talkhealth survey of 1,200 women interested in bladder continence, 66% said they experience bladder leakage when they cough or laugh. Read more here.
Continence Issues: Catheters and their usessponsored by Coloplast Ltd.
There are many different reasons why you, or someone close to you, may need to pay special attention to managing their bladder. Bladder problems typically take the form of urinary incontinence (leaking urine) and urinary retention (inability to empty the bladder) and can arise from neurogenic disorders such as spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis and spina bifida. Incontinence and retention can also be age related, or result from an underlying physical disease, caused by a dysfunction in the bladder. For more information...
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