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Stress Urinary Incontinence Surgery - Is it worthwhile?

Posted by Andrew on 13-Mar-2019 11:32:01

Stress Urinary Incontinence is a common condition effecting 30-40% women. The percentage of women may be much more due to many women not seeking advice on the condition. Even though the condition is not life threatening, it is a condition that is a cause of embarrassment and hinders quality of life.

There are management solutions such as absorbent pads which do not fix the situation. Recommended Kegel exercises can help reduce the condition, but it really depends on how frequent the person performs the exercises. Kegel exercises need to be performed 3 times a day, every day to be effective. Surgery has been the solution that most doctors go to, to offer a permanent treatment however, there are inherent risks with surgery and the efficacy of the procedure has been recently questioned.

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Topics: Urinary Incontinence, Bladder Leakage, Emsella Chair

Bladder Leakage: Everything You Need To Know About Urinary Incontinence

Posted by Andrew on 08-Mar-2019 11:20:20

Bladder leakage or urinary incontinence is an inconvenient medical condition that hinders quality of life and can be a cause of embarrassment.

  • 1 in 4 women over the age of 18 have experienced involuntary loss of bladder
  • 20-30% of women over the age of 18 have Urinary Incontinence
  • 30-40% of women over 40 have Urinary Incontinence
  • 50% of elder women have Urinary Incontinence
  • On average women wait 6.5 years from the first experience with bladder leakage to seeking a diagnosis for bladder control solutions
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Topics: Urinary Incontinence, Bladder Leakage, Emsella Chair


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