Women suffering from the embarrassment and frustration of stress incontinence (SI) can take comfort knowing there’s a new option available on the market. In an effort to bridge the gap between light incontinence products (pads, undergarments, etc.) and more invasive inter-vaginal devices and surgeries, the Poise brand has released it’s line of Impressa bladder supports. The Impressa is a non-absorbent device that is inserted like a tampon. Upon expansion, the support puts pressure on the urethra to prevent SI leaks before they start.
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A recent study from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor has concluded that a higher incidence of urinary incontinence is connected with poor glycemic control in women with type 1 diabetes. During the 17-year study, with follow-ups at years ten and 17, participants that reported involuntary urine leakage at least once a week were found to have higher and insufficiently managed blood sugar levels.
It’s hard to believe that although 25 million Americans are reported to suffer from urinary incontinence, that number is likely much, much higher in reality. This is because there are so many people who simply do not seek treatment. For example, 80% of women with overactive bladder have not spoken with a professional about it. If you are at the point where it is time to see a doctor about your urinary incontinence, here is a little rundown of what you can expect.
These tests will help to find out the nature of your incontinence and what treatments may be right for you.
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The Google searches for Incontinence Management have gone through the roof in recent years. People of all ages are looking for ways to improve their incontinence management and ideas on how to live a better incontinent life. The following is our top incontinence management tips.
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