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Signs of Stress Urinary Incontinence in Mothers

Signs of Stress Urinary Incontinence in Mothers

One in every three new mothers experiences stress incontinence. Many do not consider it as a real medical problem. They simply ignore the condition and see it as just another ‘normal’ part of their lives. Contrary to myth/ popular belief - Mental stress is NOT at all a cause of stress incontinence. Stress urinary incontinence is an involuntary release of urine without any urge, a health condition that’s more common among women, especially mothers. The muscles of the urethra and the tube that conducts urine out of the bladder are responsible for closing the bladder outlet, to keep the urine within. But, when these muscles don’t work well enough, there will be an unintentional release of urine, which is termed...
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How to Make your House Continence Friendly

How to Make your House Continence Friendly

Managing any health condition is not simply limited to medication and rest. It also involves making your surrounding environment more positive and clean, which affects the mood of the person being treated, and makes the management task much easier. *Anup Thakur, a 45 year old man living in Jaipur, learned this the hard way last year. He was suffering from urinary incontinence, due to which he used to experience frequent urination urges. After consulting his doctor, he found out that it was light, which means he could manage it at home with some kegel exercises, bladder training, and adult diapers. However, it was not under control even after trying to manage it for 3 months. The doctor noticed Anup had a bacterial...
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How Sleep Can be Affected by Urinary Leakage

How Sleep Can be Affected by Urinary Leakage

Everyone loves a good night’s sleep and wants it to be uninterrupted. However, it can be a nightmare to have a peaceful sleep due to certain health conditions, heartburn, cardiovascular disease, kidney disease, thyroid disease, and incontinence. Incontinence can be worse at night in terms of the inconvenience that comes with it. Urinary incontinence can affect one’s sleep like anything, considering they have to wake from sleep and walk towards the toilet at least twice. If it happens more frequently, it can not only leave you sleep deprived but also adversely affect your well-being. Anyone suffering from incontinence should ideally schedule their toilet visits, so they can manage it. Severe incontinence can simply lead to sleep enuresis, which is the...
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