Dealing With An Overactive Bladder? It's Time To Take Your Life Back

Dealing with bladder problems can be a nightmare at any point in your life. Whether you’re a young athlete, a new mother, or approaching your retirement, overactive bladders can cause an immense amount of stress and embarrassment. Luckily, there are simple steps you can take to find a great treatment for overactive bladder. It's time to take your life back.

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Incontinence Exercises

We all have an understanding that urinary incontinence is any involuntary leakage of urine. You have no control over it and it happens. What you may not know is that there are three types: urge stress and mixed.

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Bladder Control Exercises

In simple terms, bladder control exercises are the exercises used to re-establish control over the involuntary leakage of urine. These exercises are to train or re-educates more than the two “U” shaped detrusor muscles at the neck of the bladder function as a musculature gate (sphincter) that helps closure.

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Incontinence Causes

Nearly half of American women will experience some sudden loss of bladder control at some time in their life, prompting them to ask, “What are the incontinence causes for me?” The medical profession will sometimes address the symptom suggesting two solutions: medication or surgery. But many physicians and physical therapists will recommend exercise as the primary action to treat the cause – it means, to improve pelvic floor muscle tone.

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Why You May Experience Sudden Loss of Bladder Control

Urinary incontinence is not a disease. Urinary incontinence can be a symptom of certain conditions like inactivity of obesity or the result of certain events during a woman’s life, like childbirth or participation in sports with repetitive bouncing (horseback riding or volleyball). Nor is urinary incontinence a consequence of aging.

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Sudden Incontinence in Women

Sudden Urinary Incontinence also known as “Sudden Incontinence” is a general term for any persistent disorder that results in an involuntary loss of urine. The mechanisms that trigger Sudden Incontinence are sometimes difficult to determine but certain foods, such as tomatoes, artificial sweeteners, caffeine, chocolate, and alcohol, can cause bladder symptoms.

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Perineal Re-education for All Women

Perineal re-education is meant to stop the problem at the source by retraining the pelvic floor muscles before things get too out of control. When you deliver a baby with a traditional birth process, your pelvic floor muscles endure a huge amount of stress; unfortunately, not everyone fully recovers from the process, leaving the pelvic floor muscles weak and the bladder unable to fully stretch and contract properly.

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Why Menopause and Urinary Incontinence Happen

During menopause, your body also becomes much more likely to experience something called pelvic organ prolapse; this involves one or more of the pelvic floor muscles drops down and pressures the vagina, sometimes even protruding a little bit in extreme cases. Women who have given birth vaginally are at a greater risk for this during menopause, as vaginal birth puts extreme stress on the pelvic floor muscles with the decrease in estrogen exacerbating the issue.  Naturally, when various muscles are weakened, they are less likely to retain their proper position. The pelvic floor muscles are especially susceptible to this because of their unique position and function in the body.

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Self-Esteem, Positivity, & Incontinence

Low self-esteem matters more than you think. When you are less self-confident, you expend less energy in your everyday tasks. Your boss may notice a decrease in your performance at work. Your sex drive may be lowered. You tend to spend less time with your friends and family. Sounds awful, doesn't it?

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3 Facts About NMES You Should Know

NMES mimics those nervous system signals with a low voltage electrical signal, forcing the muscles to move. These signals, over time with proper diet and exercise, can actually make your muscles stronger and more flexible over time, quickly turning those muscles around after not being used for a while.

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Why New Moms Have Bladder Leaks

Postpartum urinary incontinence affects a striking number of women, with around 25% (for c-section deliveries) to 40% (traditional vaginal deliveries) of new mothers experiencing some form of incontinence postpartum, yet many are completely unaware.

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