How To Stop Urinary Incontinence With Fotona

Urinary incontinence refers to the loss of bladder control. Stress Urinary Incontinence is a urinary leakage triggered by coughing, laughing, or physical exertion. Urinary incontinence is a common condition among women. It estimated that up to 40% of women all over the world experience this involuntary leak of urine. In Singapore, about 15% of women suffer from stress urinary incontinence (SUS), which is the most common type of urinary incontinence. Many people believe that urinary incontinence is a problem of older women alone. This is just a common misconception since many young women can also experience loss of elasticity and…

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Understanding Stress Urinary Incontinence And Its Effects On Women

Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is the loss of control over the muscles involved in holding urination. This usually happens to women who are in their senior years. But it can also happen to women of any age. The leading cause of this condition is pregnancy and childbirth. Many women are affected by SUI but may be reluctant to undergo medical treatment. However, if not treated, this can cause the major effect on one’s quality of life. BAD EFFECTS OF STRESS URINARY INCONTINENCE Relationship Problems. The sex life of women with incontinence can be largely affected. According to an article published…

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What Is Normal When It Comes To Urine Leakage?

If you are amongst the millions of people throughout the world experiencing urine leakage, have you ever wondered, “How much is normal?” or “When should I be concerned?” Where do you draw the line between just ignoring it and calling a doctor? Unfortunately, there is no clear-cut answer, nothing that differentiates between good amounts and bad amounts. Nothing that says one leak a day is okay and two or more require a trip to the doctor. Instead, everyone deals with incontinence differently. For some the occasional leak may be no big deal. They may throw on a pad and get…

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The Effect Of Incontinence Throughout A Woman’s Life

Perimenopausal Women Mia kept her head down and walked as fast she could to the nearest bathroom. By the time she reached the stall and locked herself in, tears were streaming down her burning cheeks. Before she even looked, she knew she was soaked through. Mia breathed in deeply, her lips trembling as she tried to calm herself. She finally looked down. Her light denim jeans had large wet patches around the top of her thighs. A sob escaped as Mia tried to think of how she could get through the shopping centre back to her car without anybody noticing.…

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I do not want to become old and smelly…

Women with urinary incontinence often lament: “I do not want to become old and smelly”. It is true that urinary incontinence is smelly and socially unacceptable, but it is NOT true that urinary incontinence occurs only in the elderly. So why do women leak urine? The female urinary bladder, together with the uterus and the rectum, resides within the bony pelvis. This bowl-shaped bony pelvis has an inlet and an outlet. The inlet is in continuation with the abdominal cavity, while the outlet is sealed off by a sheet of muscle i.e. the pelvic floor muscle. This pelvic floor muscle…

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