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Kegel: The exercises that strengthen the pelvic floor muscles and how they can help you

A sedentary lifestyle, long hours behind the wheel, and ignorance about the importance of exercising this group of muscles result in the exacerbation of conditions such as urinary incontinence. Well-exercised pelvic floor muscles enhance sexual pleasure in both men and women. The term “pelvic floor muscles” refers to all muscles located between the lower surface […]

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Self-cofidence and incontinence

Incontinence: so what? Look on the bright side! Seven thoughts that will help boost your self-confidence and take positive steps towards effectively dealing with incontinence: You are not alone. Urinary incontinence is an issue that many people around you face, although you’d never know it. Incontinence is not a permanent or incurable condition – Even if […]

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Menstruation products and incontinence

30% of women are affected by urinary incontinence at some point in their lives. The impact on their psychological state, their social life, and the financial burden, in general, is significant. It is equally important that they choose the right incontinence product that will give them the best results with regard to unpleasant odours and […]

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Practical tips for urinary incontinence

Make sure you only opt for special incontinence products. Many people who suffer from urinary incontinence try to deal with the issue by using common sanitary pads or panty liners. However: Pantyliners can only absorb a specific quantity of liquid, which is enough for daily discharge but not for light incontinence. Common sanitary pads are […]

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Smoking and urinary incontinence

Smoking exacerbates incontinence, especially in women. This happens via many mechanisms. The main one is that chronic smokers are often affected by coughing, which increases intra-abdominal pressure and leads to urinary incontinence that may range from just a few drops to larger quantities, each time the patient coughs. It is also known that many of […]

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Medical monitoring of incontinence

Urinary incontinence is a pathological condition with a varied etiology. Depending on severity, cases of incontinence can be treated with natural means and the use of special incontinence products, the right medication or the appropriate surgery. Persons who suffer from urinary incontinence must undergo a clinical examination and the appropriate laboratory tests recommended by the […]

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How to choose the right incontinence product

In order to choose the ideal urinary incontinence product, you must also bear in mind 3 very important criteria: The product’s effectiveness. The absorbency offered by the top sheet and the core must be instant, for the best possible results. The product’s top sheet must be made using special ultra-absorbing technology, so as to minimize the […]

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Nutrition and urinary incontinence

Patient observation and studies performed by the relevant doctors have proven that nutrition may also play an important role in urinary incontinence. To start with, the patient should not drink either excessive or reduced quantities of liquids; in the last case, urine becomes especially thick and, as a result, rich in crystals and salts that […]

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10 things you need to know about incontinence

1 in 4 women over 30 experiences urinary incontinence symptoms. The kidneys transport 1.5 litres of urine to the bladder. At 300 ml, a healthy bladder will signal the brain that urination is required. In Greece, 600,000 people suffer from urinary incontinence. Sex prevents urinary incontinence! The contraction of the pelvic muscles, the first muscle […]

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