Incontinence News

Thinx's 'Pee-Proof' Underwear Is Designed for Bladder Leaks
Some 25 million Americans have urinary incontinenceβ€”and contrary to popular belief, the problem affects many young people too. Leaking can be brought on by pregnancy, childbirth, even uterine fibroids. According to surveys by the National Association ...

Behavioral treatment can help control incontinence
Research conducted by the National Institutes of Health shows that between 25 and 45 percent of women have some degree of urinary incontinence. The frequency of this condition in women is due to various factors, including pregnancy, childbirth, ...

Endocrinology Advisor

Acupuncture Efficacy in Stress Incontinence, PCOS Examined
Endocrinology Advisor
HealthDay News β€” Acupuncture received mixed reviews in 2 new studies β€” 1 focusing on stress incontinence and the other on polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)-related infertility. The research was published in the Journal of the American Medical ...

3 Huge Benefits of Purchasing Your Incontinence Products Online
The Boca Raton Tribune
One of the things you will learn quickly when a health issue leads to incontinence is that purchasing your products and supplies online does make life a little easier. In fact, trying this approach for a month will be all it takes to decide that you ...

Medical Xpress

Pediatric researchers offer solutions to bedwetting by children
Medical Xpress
Most children learn to stay dry. But when they don't, treatment can help them gain control of their bladders and end embarrassing moments. Credit: Yale University. If you're up in the middle of the night putting your child's soaked-through bed sheets ...

Vaginal mesh: Controversy over urinary incontinence and prolapse ...
VAGINAL mesh implants are used to treat urinary incontinence or pelvic organ prolapse - a condition where one or more of the pelvic organs bulges into the ...

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Idaho Statesman

It may be embarrassing to talk about, but there's help for incontinence
Idaho Statesman
Up to 40 percent of women and 35 percent of men experience some degree of incontinence, the accidental leakage of urine. There are many different types of incontinence. Stress urinary incontinence is leakage that happens when laughing, exercising, ...

BBC News

Vaginal implants: Report recommends recording complications - BBC
BBC News
Better communication is needed over the use of vaginal mesh implants, says NHS report.
'So many women are being left traumatised by these implants ...Banbridge Leader

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What Women Want from Incontinence Retailers
Even though stress incontinence affects so much of the adult female population, most women suffer in silence. In fact, of the 25 million American people currently living with incontinence, more than 75 percent of them are women. Further, more than 80 ...