Resources

Below is a selection of resources. There is plenty more information available online, and your most valuable resource can be your healthcare provider and physiotherapist.

What is Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI)?

SUI is the most common type of urine leak. It happens when activities like laughing or coughing cause urine to leak. Leakage can be a few drops or enough to soak through your clothes. Click here to read more.

I think I might have… Incontinence of Urine

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Menopause and SUI

As your body goes through menopause, some pelvic floor issues may emerge. For example, the risk for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is greater. There are multiple options for treatment such as urethral bulking agents (UBA). You can read more about our UBA Urolon™ here on our website and download a fact sheet about urethral bulking.

Urodynamic Tests

Urodynamic tests check the function of the bladder and help to investigate the cause of urinary incontinence. Click here to read more.

Urinary Incontinence in Women

Millions of women experience involuntary loss of urine called urinary incontinence (UI). Some women may lose a few drops of urine while running or coughing. Others may feel a strong, sudden urge to urinate just before losing a large amount of urine. Many women experience both symptoms. Click here to read more.

Female incontinence – the last taboo?

I did a regional radio day this week to raise awareness about what I see as one of the last taboos – incontinence among women. It should have ticked all the boxes – a common problem which may affect as many as one in three women, so relevant to any producer’s listeners; new statistics showing how much impact it has on their lives; and good news about effective treatments. Click here to read more.

Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of Urinary Incontinence

More than 75 percent of women can experience significant improvement in their incontinence symptoms with appropriate diagnosis and treatment. Click here to read more.

Bladder Care for Women

If you have bladder problems, you are certainly not alone. For example, there are over 9 million women in the UK with some form of bladder problem and with an ageing, growing population this figure is sure to rise. Click here to read more.

National Association for Continence (NAFC)

In the US more than 25 million are affected by either bladder control or bowel control issues, the medical community has taken note. And because incontinence is a symptom rather than a disease, the method of treatment depends on diagnostic results. Click here to read more.