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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.
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.
The Danger of the TVT Bladder SlingStory by Kathy
I was a healthy and happy mum of two teenagers but had a niggling problem of suffering life’s little leaks when I exercised. It wasn’t the end of the world but when I heard about a simple little 20 minute day case operation to fix it I jumped at the chance. Ready Kathy's full story here.
Stress incontinence - a treatable conditionsponsored by PT Direct Ltd.
Do you need to manage your bladder? Do you avoid doing things "just in case"? Do you worry about an accident? Have you changed your lifestyle as a result? If this sounds familiar, then this is a sign you suffer from stress incontinence. But there is good news - it is simple to treat.
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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