ARTICLES RELATING TO INCONTINENCE

Surgeons fear pelvic mesh lawsuits will spook patients

2019-01-15 09:17

Doctors who specialise in female pelvic medicine are criticizing lawsuits in the US over products used to treat pelvic floor disorders.

2018’s top 10 incontinent stories on Health24

2018-12-28 14:00

Everything you need to know about incontinence – from pelvic floor exercises for men to how an incontinence nappy works.

Why you should stay hydrated when you have urinary incontinence

2018-12-20 10:00

Your first impulse might be to limit your water intake to try and avoid accidents, but this is the worst thing you can do. Here’s why.

5 tips on travelling with urinary incontinence

2018-12-14 07:12

Urinary incontinence shouldn't put a damper on any travel plans. Here are tips to manage the condition if you are going away these holidays.

Is it possible to prevent incontinence?

2018-11-23 17:00

Urinary incontinence is when you accidentally leak urine, which is often associated with age or pregnancy. However, there are ways you can limit the effect of this condition on your life.

7 tips on how to live with an incontinent patient

2018-11-09 15:18

Physical ailments like incontinence can have a profound effect on those we live with, especially partners.

Women with lower testosterone levels at higher risk of incontinence

2018-10-04 15:20

The hormone testosterone is associated with men, but proper testosterone levels in women are just as crucial. In fact, low testosterone levels could increase your chances of urinary incontinence.

How to tell your partner about your urinary incontinence

2018-08-27 14:54

Being in a relationship with someone who suffers from urinary incontinence can be a challenge – but it doesn't have to be.

8 incontinence myths busted

2018-07-17 11:00

Don't use a sanitary pad for incontinence. Having a baby is not guaranteed to cause bladder leaks. Here are eight myths about incontinence busted.

What is incontinence?

2018-07-01 00:00

There are two main categories of incontinence, urinary incontinence and faecal incontinence.

 
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Incontinence horror: ‘A horse riding accident left me incontinent’

2018-12-27 13:17

Incontinence can be caused by age, child birth or, for one woman, a horse riding accident.

Incontinence – has there been any progress in treatment options?

2018-12-18 10:00

Despite extensive research and many people suffering from this problem, coping with urinary incontinence hasn't changed much since ancient times.

5 avoidable triggers that can make urinary incontinence worse

2018-12-07 05:24

Urinary incontinence is a manageable condition – here are a few common triggers of urinary leakage.

Female athletes are at risk of developing this condition

2018-11-21 11:57

High impact sports could put women at risk of developing urinary incontinence.

Four tips on dealing with nocturia

2018-10-29 05:49

Living with incontinence can have detrimental effects on your quality of life, especially when it affects your sleep.

21 September is World Alzheimer’s Day

2018-08-30 09:47

Dementia and incontinence: what you need to know

How to handle incontinence at the gym

2018-08-16 11:00

If you suffer from incontinence, you don’t need to avoid exercising (or the gym).

Treating incontinence

2018-07-01 00:00

There are a number of different treatment options for incontinence including both surgical and non-surgical solutions.

Diagnosing incontinence

2018-07-01 00:00

Both urinary and faecal incontinence can be a symptom or sign of another health condition. For this reason, it is important identify the cause to correctly treat the incontinence.

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