Urinary incontinence is urine leakage from a loss of bladder control that mainly affects women after childbirth. But it can happen to anyone. Around 37% of Australian women have some form of the condition compared to 13% of Australian men.
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For those of you considering all options to overcome stress incontinence, or women who wish to know more about gynaecological procedures – there are some very useful links in the RANZCOG website (Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists).
Like all new attempts to regain muscle tone, It doesn’t happen right away – but pelvic floor muscle exercising will strengthen your ability to prevent SUI.
Just as the hot flushes begin to disappear, other symptoms manifest themselves such as Sress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) due to weak pelvic floor muscles, but a more discomforting change is known as genito-urinary syndrome of menopause (GSM) and can affect up to 50% of postmenopausal women.
Among teens and young women, incontinence problems are typically related to sports injuries, says Pamela Moalli, MD, a professor of urogynaecology at the University of Pittsburgh Magee-Womens Research Institute. “About 20% of college athletes report leakage of urine during sports activities,” she tells WebMD.