URINARY INCONTINENCE is a disorder characterized by involuntary loss of urine in small losses that occur from time to time. It affects 20% of women over 75 years of age and, occasionally, up to 50% of all women.
In addition to some physical problems, it has many personal consequences that can alter the psyche or the social relations of the person who has it.
Among the different incontinences, the most common one is stress incontinence which is caused by a weak sphincter or pelvic muscle of the urethra It occurs when pressure is exerted on the abdomen. For example, by laughing, sneezing, coughing, exercising, performing the sex act, etc. In these situations the sphincter is unable to control urine bladder and involuntary loss occurs.
It is a very common type of incontinence in women with multiple pregnancies and births and among men who have undergone prostate surgery. It does not happen when lying down.
Symptoms of urinary incontinence
The main symptoms of urinary incontinence are: Inability to control urination. Involuntary loss of urine, urinating when laughing, sneezing, coughing, dancing, or lifting, running, when doing an effort, etc.
Consequences of urinary incontinence
Psychological: Feeling of personal shame, anxiety, depression, sensation of lack of affection, lack of sexual desire, etc.
Social: isolation, lack of desire for social relations, loss of jobs.
Before the appearance of symptoms that can indicate urinary incontinence, a visit to the specialist is recommended. Your doctor will diagnose the possible existence of this disorder and the suitable treatment (Medecines to relax the bladder or to affirm the sphincters, electrodes inserted into the vagina to stimulate the pelvic muscles, surgery, etc.)
The natural treatment of urinary incontinence implies using some natural remedies to prevent or treat it
More information on types of incontinence and their natural treatment in the listing above.