This page contains articles about bladder issues and related conditions written by doctors, specialists, journalists and individuals from professional bodies and organisations.
Stress Continence – Myths & Facts
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...Learn more
Sacral Neuromodulation and how it can alleviate bladder incontinence
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 fo...Learn more
Continence Issues: Catheters and their uses
There are many different reasons why you, or someone close to you, may need to pay special attention to managing your bladder. Bladder problems typically take the form of...Learn more
What does the colour of your wee say about your health?
You’ll have read much about how the colour of your wee can determine whether or not you are dehydrated, ie if your wee is dark in colour you haven’t drunk eno...Learn more
Blood in pee as a sign of bladder problems
According to a recent survey of UK residents over half of the UK understand what urology is and 86.7% would seek medical attention if they found blood in their pee or sem...Learn more
Bladder cancer is the 7th most common type of cancer to affect the UK population. It affects more men than women and is more commonly found in those over 65; however it c...Learn more
Cystitis and Urinary Tract Infections
Urinary tract infections also known as UTIs are extremely common infections which can affect the bladder, kidneys or the tubes connection these areas. UTIs tend to be mor...Learn more
Pharmacotherapy and Bladder issues
Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and overactive bladder syndrome (OAB) can have a serious impact on a persons quality of life. Living with bladder issues can make day...Learn more
Incontinence affects between 3 and 6 million people in the UK alone, and can vary in its longevity depending on the cause or condition. It is temporary incontinence, and ...Learn more
Urinary incontinence is a common problem which affects women more than men; older people are also more likely to experience problems leaking urine. Current estimates sugg...Learn more
Total Incontinence: the loss of control
Incontinence can vary in its severity depending on the condition or cause, from short term to a life changing long term problem. Total incontinence is described as the t...Learn more
Call for pelvic mesh suspension at Parliament - this operation is like a "car crash in the ...
Women from across the UK who have suffered serious life changing pelvic floor injuries and long term chronic pain as a result of what is called a minor procedure to treat...Learn more