What is Urinary Incontinence?
Urinary Incontinence is also called involuntary urinary leakage or bladder control loss. It affects more than 50 million women, and UI tends to occur more frequently as you age. The loss of bladder control could be minor. You might only urinate a few drops, for instance, while laughing, exercising, coughing, or lifting anything heavy.
Or you can have an unexpected urge to use the washroom and be unable to hold it in until you get there, which could lead to an accident. Experiencing urinary incontinence throughout your life is possible. However, most episodes are caused by unnecessary stress or pressure on the bladder muscles that aid in holding or passing urine.
It is worth mentioning that hormonal fluctuation can impact pelvic muscles’ strength. This is why women who give birth, go through peri and post-menopause, or are pregnant are more likely to experience UI.
The good news is that medication or hormonal therapy aren’t the only ways to treat UI in Peri and Post-menopausal women. You can opt for advanced options like EMSELLA® and MonaLisa Touch®, and Laser treatment is excellent for vaginal rejuvenation.
If you experience the symptoms of UI and are looking for a safe, fast, and result-oriented treatment for your UI in peri and post-menopausal women, keep reading to learn everything you need to know.
The Two General Types of Urinary Incontinence:
Stress Urinary Incontinence
When your bladder is under pressure, like when you sneeze, cough or exercise, you may leak urine if you have this problem. Stress urinary incontinence can be seen after childbirth, perimenopausal and post-menopausal.
Overactive bladder is also known as urge incontinence. It is the most typical type of UI caused by agitated or excessively active bladder muscles. One common symptom is a sudden, regular urge to urinate, along with sporadic urine leaks.
Treatment Options for Urinary Incontinence
Your incontinence type and the underlying cause of your UI will affect how you are treated. Your doctor might begin by recommending lifestyle modifications.
For instance, they might advise you to:
- Reduce your intake of coffee and alcohol
- Eat high fiber diet to prevent constipation
- Choose healthy lifestyle choices to achieve a healthy weight
- Train your urinary bladder to hold urine by limiting when you urinate to specific times of the day
- Exercise to relieve pressure on your muscles and bladder. To bolster your pelvic muscles, perform Kegel exercises or pelvic floor exercises.
In addition to these lifestyle modifications, you can choose advanced options like EMSELLA®, MonaLisa Touch®, and Laser treatment. MonaLisa, for instance, a CO2 laser is quick, easy, safe, and non-hormonal. It has been demonstrated to stimulate the growth of new elastin, collagen, and epithelium blood vessels in the female genitals.
EMSELLA®, on the other hand, uses focused electromagnetic technology. It induces thousands of robust pelvic floor muscular contractions to rejuvenate and recondition your pelvic floor muscles. It is a safe way to improve orgasm in adult men and women of all ages.