Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and we hope you’re making big plans! Whether it’s dinner and a movie, or just a relaxing night at home, celebrating the day of love with the people you love is important. However, if you are experiencing urinary incontinence, or UI, the idea of sitting through dinner
Male Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) is known as the accidental leakage of urine due to stress or strain on the bladder, such as, a coughing, sneezing, change of positions, laughing, etc. This typically occurs more often in older men as a normal part of the aging process. If there is a problem with a man’s
Peyronie's disease is caused by scar tissue, called plaque, that forms inside the penis, making it curve upward or to the side, causing discomfort and penile deformity.
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.
If you struggle with incontinence, it’s time to make an appointment with your urologist in Charlotte. Incontinence isn’t a normal consequence of aging and it can be treated. Regardless of what the root cause of your incontinence is, your urologist can help. Seeking help for your stress or urge incontinence can change your life for
Stress incontinence in women happens when you leak urine in between trips to the bathroom. These leaks usually happen when sneezing, coughing, laughing, or even sexual intercourse, all of which can cause stress to your lower urinary tract—hence “stress” incontinence. While some women live with stress incontinence, there are treatments available. Stress incontinence isn’t something
An overactive bladder is when there’s an issue with your bladder function that makes you feel like you need to urinate, usually suddenly and often. For some people, this change happens over time and they just learn to live with the symptoms of an overactive bladder without getting it treated; however, the symptoms can be
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
Once you’ve discussed with your doctor what the cause of your incontinence could be, there are several treatment options for you to consider. Treatment options will depend on what’s causing your incontinence, so take a look at some of these choices to consider which ones may work best for you.
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?