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How a Sedentary Lifestyle Impacts Incontinence as We Get Older

By Aleece Fosnight April 01, 2024

The older we become, the harder it is for us to maintain and gain muscle. While some might just view this as not having the biceps or abdominals they used to possess, many do not realize that muscles deep in our bodies are also affected…

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How Women Can Manage Incontinence Around Menopause

By Aleece Fosnight February 24, 2024

Bladder issues are something that affects many women going through menopause, with recent studies showing the prevalence of urinary incontinence and overactive bladder syndrome significantly increases for women in postmenopausal age…

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Diet and Nutrition Can Help You Manage Urinary Incontinence

By Joy Stephenson-Laws April 07, 2023

It’s no secret that many boomers suffer with urinary incontinence. In fact, almost 60 percent of us in our 60s, and 75 percent of us over 75, will experience it. Whether sporadic or ongoing, one specific type – stress, urge (also known as overactive bladder), overflow…

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Why Urinary Incontinence Is More Serious Than You Think

By Kent Sasse February 15, 2023

Urinary incontinence is a serious problem that affects tens of millions of people in the U.S. and hundreds of millions worldwide. It is defined as the involuntary loss of urine, which can range from a small leak to complete loss of bladder control…

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How Breast Cancer Can Impact Incontinence in Women

By Aleece Fosnight December 24, 2022

Most individuals associate cancer treatments with common symptoms of hair loss, fatigue and weight loss. However, many don’t realize the direct impact cancer treatments can have on our pelvic floor function and increase the likelihood…

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Why Incontinence Is Not a Normal Part of Aging

By Diane Lansing August 20, 2022

Have you noticed how many ads on television promote the use of products for bladder control problems? And do you realize that nearly all of these ads are directed at women, even though many men experience bladder leakage, too?

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Does Sacral Neuromodulation for Incontinence Have Any Drawbacks?

By Kent Sasse May 20, 2022

Some people describe sacral neuromodulation (SNM) as a “pelvic floor pacemaker.” It does have a lot of similarities to pace making, because it involves implanting a computerized chip under the skin to send a signal to a complex muscular…

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7 Ways to Manage Incontinence in the Workplace

By Aleece Fosnight May 01, 2022

For those of us who are still working – whether full time, part-time or even as volunteers – incontinence can be an issue. Between dealing with deadlines, back-to-back Zoom calls and pressure to succeed, people have enough to worry about without…

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Resolving the Root of Incontinence Instead of Dealing with the Symptoms

By Kent Sasse March 30, 2022

There is a host of “solutions” to bladder incontinence. Medications cause certain muscle groups to relax. Surgery tries to elevate or suspend certain ligaments. Botox injections attempt to cause relaxation of the detrusor muscle to add bladder capacity…

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Living with Bladder or Bowel Incontinence

By Kent Sasse February 27, 2022

“You don’t understand” is a statement I heard a lot in the last weeks in our office. It came from a range of individuals who were finally feeling free to explain what it was like to live with bladder or bowel incontinence…

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