Stress urinary incontinence is typically seen when women laugh, cough, sneeze, lift something heavy, or engage in strenuous physical activity, such as running. In its most severe form, stress incontinence may even occur with movements as small as rolling over in bed or standing up.
Many byproducts of what you eat and drink are directly excreted into the urinary tract. If your diet consists of foods or drinks that are known bladder irritants, your OAB symptoms may become worse. So take precaution and avoid these foods and beverages that may irritate the bladder:
If you are experiencing a weakened stream of urine accompanied by a pressing need to urinate, or the inability to urinate at all, you may be experiencing urinary retention. There are several factors that could be causing this difficulty with urination. You may be able to urinate after following some simple steps, or you may
While the holidays are a time to spend with friends and family, for many who aren't careful to watch their weight, the holidays are also a time to put on a few extra pounds. This usually doesn’t happen by choice, but rather by the overeating and disproportionate portion sizes that come with family meals. Overeating
Stress incontinence is when you “leak” urine. This could happen from laughing, sneezing, coughing, or other movements that put stress on that area such as bending over or lifting something. Regardless of when it happens, stress incontinence can be a frustrating condition and it can be treated. Incontinence isn’t simply something that happens with age—there
Stress incontinence is one of the most common types of incontinence for women. This could be due to the fact that women give birth, and therefore their pelvic floor muscles that support the bladder and urethra are more likely to be weakened. Fortunately, stress incontinence can be treated and most women are able to find relief
Incontinence is frustrating at any age, but you should know that incontinence is not a normal issue that happens to older people. While common, incontinence is not caused by old age and it is treatable. What are some causes of male incontinence?