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Urinary IncontinenceWritten by talkhealth
Current estimates suggest around 3-6 million people in the UK experience some degree of urinary incontinence. The main symptoms people experience is leaking urine when you did not mean to (this can range from a small trickle or a larger ‘flood’ of urine). Find out more
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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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.
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