We tackle the tricky topics around periods, pee and other unpredictable female fluids
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The last taboo – let’s talk about little leaksBladder leakage (aka urinary incontinence) affects one in three women and one in ten men, often as a result of surgery, childbirth or other trauma. So why don’t we ever hear about it? Why are we afraid of talking about one of the most common medical conditions affecting people around the world today?
The heavy truth about light bladder leakageSneezing. Lifting. Running. Laughing. Stretching. Do any of those words give you, or someone you know, a touch of anxiety that you might accidentally wee a little? For many people, the onset of incontinence brings with it symptoms that are not dissimilar to depression.
Is bladder retraining right for me?Bladder retraining is an action plan recommended by health professionals for incontinence and bladder leakage. It’s a form of behavioral therapy that works to change your bathroom habits by altering the cognitive pathways responsible for telling your body how often you need to use the toilet, and how much liquid you expel.
OUR GLOSSARY: FROM ENURESIS TO MENORRHAGIA...From enuresis to Menorrhagia...Our glossary of everything you've ever wanted to know about leaks
Stress, urge or overflow – what kind of incontinence do you have?So maybe you leak occasionally. But do you know exactly what type of incontinence you have? Knowing what kind of incontinence you’re experiencing is vital to choosing the right management products and ensuring you get the right treatment, because different types have different causes and remedies.
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