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Accepting Urine Leakage With Your Head Held High!

Accepting Urine Leakage With Your Head Held High!

When you happen to face an unexpected situation that leaves you badly affected, astonished, and clueless, you just find yourself unable to come to terms with it, and are stuck on the thin line between acceptance and denial. Many people have a wrong notion, that incontinence is just an ageing problem or a temporary issue, that they can recover from, with time. But, that’s not true at all! In fact, incontinence can happen to anyone at any age. The accompanying embarrassment makes it quite difficult for people to come to terms with it, let alone being openly vocal about it, which in turn, is accompanied by isolation, stress, anxiety and depression. There are several questions you might have in mind...
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The Link Between Urinary Incontinence And Back Pain

The Link Between Urinary Incontinence And Back Pain

The moment you experience back pain, there is a little voice in the back of your head that tells you “Straighten up your back. Exercise more. Get your life together!” Back pain is often perceived as ‘just a minor issue’. It ruins your mood and can also affect your health in a disastrous manner, if not given proper and timely attention. There have been several studies to determine how back pain and urinary incontinence are linked. Back pain has been studied as one of the indicators of incontinence. Some experts believe that enabling of abdominal muscles can lead to back pain, and since these muscles might hamper one’s bladder control, it can even lead to urinary incontinence. However, the exact...
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Elvie Trainer: A hi-tech way to combat incontinence, for women

Elvie Trainer: A hi-tech way to combat incontinence, for women

“It’s just switching what we think of typically as a negative health issue, something that we’re embarrassed about and don’t want to think about, and turning it into something positive,” says Tania Boler, the creator of Elvie Trainer, a hi-tech gadget that enables you to do kegel exercises perfectly, and makes it fun through gamification. There are several causes of incontinence in women, such as menopause, childbirth, pregnancy, obesity, diabetes, and Alzheimer’s disease. Menopause and childbirth are common causes of urinary incontinence among women. Many women have noticed incontinence episodes during menopause or after childbirth, as they lead to thinning of the lining of the urethra or weakening of the pelvic floor muscles. The pelvic floor muscles form the basis of your...
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