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Tests for Urinary Incontinence

Tests for Urinary Incontinence

Urinary Incontinence is a loss of bladder control where, a person cannot prevent urine from leaking out. It is caused due to different reasons but at times, it can be a temporary problem caused due to an infection or other temporary issue. But in some cases, it leaves changes in the muscles around the bladder and thereby the problem is retained. In order to manage and cope with urinary incontinence, it is important to determine the type. Quite often, the symptoms can help with the determination. Here are a few things that act as enablers for the doctors or the healthcare providers - When did your symptoms start, and how severe are they? Are your symptoms continuous or occasional? How...
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Acing different life stages with incontinence

Acing different life stages with incontinence

Most children are toilet-trained or develop bladder control between the ages of two and three. This control is then retained throughout their adult lives. Due to certain factors, when this control is lost by adult men or women, it is referred to as Urinary Incontinence. Incontinence can occur at any age, but it’s not an issue many are willing to discuss. It is known to have affected around 200 million people worldwide. Urinary Incontinence is twice as common in women as in men. Pregnancy, childbirth, and menopause are major reasons for the increased prevalence of incontinence in women as compared to men. Between the ages of 18 and 44, approximately 24% of women experience incontinence while approximately 23% of women...
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Stay fresh and free from urine leakage during summers!

Stay fresh and free from urine leakage during summers!

Summer is the season that is synonymous with fun and frolic. It’s the time to get your checklist out and tick all the fun activities. However, for a person suffering from incontinence, the scorching heat acts a hindrance in their daily activities. In order to take control of your life and your summer with the following tips - Hydrate Staying hydrated is a big requirement for everyone especially for someone suffering from incontinence, as they tend to pass urine with higher frequency as compared to others. It is a common misconception that drinking more liquid leads to more leakage, while the fact of the matter is that one is required to consume optimum amount of fluids, especially water, to stay...
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