Dealing with stress incontinence

Exercise, sudden coughing, sneezing, and lifting heavy things can cause pressure to your bladder. This is called stress incontinence. This “leaky bladder” is commonly seen in women. There are many ways to treat stress incontinence. The treatment depends on the condition of the person. Consulting a doctor is the best option to know the right treatment for you.

Kegel exercises

Kegel exercises are also known as bladder exercises. So, how do you do this exercise? Imagine that you are trying to stop your urine and that you’re squeezing your leg muscles and holding and relaxing on a count of three. There are more ways and steps that are included in kegel exercises, but this is one of the basic steps and is good for some beginners. You can do this repeatedly every day. This can prevent you from urinary incontinence. Those who can benefit more are women. The results can last long. So if you turn kegel exercise into your habitual routine, you can see the effects and improvement within two months. But if you don’t see or feel any improvements, you may consult a doctor for your concerns.

Absorbent pads and adult diapers

Urge incontinence can be experienced when you get older. Sudden squeezing and coughing can cause leakage that causes a sudden pressure from the bladder . This is why pads and adult diapers are very helpful. These are comfortable to wear and you can use them every day. Don’t use diapers if they not recommended by your doctor.

Other procedures

There is a lot of information regarding the other alternative treatments for urinary incontinence. These include infusions and other professional intrusive surgeries. Consult your doctor for some recommendations and clarifications.