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Bladder Health FAQs

There are many misconceptions surrounding women’s bladder weakness, which can lead to women adapting their lives rather than finding management and treatment options for their bladder loss.

Bladder Pain

Did you go to the bathroom and suddenly feel a searing pain? If you did, you might be suffering from bladder pain. It is something that not a lot of women talk about but is fairly common

Bladder Treatment

A weak bladder doesn’t have to dictate your life – with the right treatment, you can take back control. Many women regain strength and dexterity in their bladder muscles through simple everyday treatments.

Childrens Bedwetting Information

With bedwetting, it can often take much longer to become dry at night, and many children and teenagers find themselves bedwetting again after a long period of dry nights.

Incontinence Causes

Start a conversation about incontinence and there’s bound to be a red face or two, some silly jokes, and a quick change of subject. Very few people are genuinely inclined to discuss incontinence – theirs or anyone else’s – leaving many sufferers clueless about incontinence causes and treatment

Keeping a bladder diary

Weak pelvic floor muscles can lead to pregnancy incontinence,and you may experience one or more of that symptoms

Male Incontinence Information

Men also experience bladder weakness (incontinence), with male bladder control problems often resulting from prostate issues, bladder infections, and conditions such as obesity and diabetes.

Overflow Incontinence

Although rarely diagnosed in women, overflow incontinence occurs often during or after a natural life event like pregnancy, vaginal delivery of a baby, or menopause.

Stress Incontinence

Have you had to suddenly stop during exercise because of a sudden urge to wee? Leaked a little during a good laugh? Unexpected wetness when lifting something heavy? These are all examples of stress incontinence. What’s the story with stress incontinence?

Types of incontinence

The four types of urinary incontinence all have different causes and symptoms.

Urge Incontinence

Ever experience a sudden, urgent feeling to wee that’s so overwhelming it takes every ounce of self-control to prevent wet underwear? That’s urge incontinence. And it can happen to anyone – usually due to an irritated or overactive bladder.

Why women? The female bladder and how it works

Women’s waterworks are more internalised than the male anatomy, which can influence female incontinence. Learn more about female bladder here.

Young women

Weak pelvic floor muscles can lead to pregnancy incontinence,and you may experience one or more of that symptoms