urinary incontinence

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Noun1.urinary incontinence - inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urinationurinary incontinence - inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination
bed-wetting - enuresis during sleep; especially common in children (who usually outgrow it)
incontinence, incontinency - involuntary urination or defecation
overflow incontinence - urinary incontinence that occurs when the bladder is so full that it continually leaks urine; often attributable to a blocked urethra (e.g., due to prostate enlargement) or weak bladder muscles or nerve damage
stress incontinence - urinary incontinence that occurs when involuntary pressure is put on the bladder by coughing or laughing or sneezing or lifting or straining
urge incontinence - urinary incontinence that is generally attributable to involuntary contracts of the bladder muscle resulting in an urgent need to urinate accompanied by a sudden loss of urine; most common in people over 60 years of age
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Nadia said: "I've not just regained my bladder control, I've regained confidence to wear lighter trousers, go running and leave the house without the fear of a leak."
Urinary incontinence (UI), the sudden loss of bladder control, occurs more often as people age, but it is not a normal part of aging.
According to a 2012 study, the desire to regain bladder control outranks even their wish to walk again.
It's just a delay in the development of night time bladder control.
header Scientists have restored bladder control in spinal injury patients using a non-invasive magnetic device.
The three-part combination of smart textiles, bluetooth sensor and a tailored exercise program provides users with the tools they need to strengthen their pelvic floor and regain bladder control. Carin's and Wil's smart underwear absorbs as much as standard disposables without the bulk, mess or waste.
But what other mums and dads should know, and most importantly accept, is that 9,999 babies out of 10,000 don't grow the muscles and nerves needed for bladder control until 15-18 months.
This is because the involuntary contraction of muscles in the prostate contribute to bladder control. Once the prostate is removed, the pelvic floor muscles must prevent urine leaks on their own.
"Stress urinary incontinence is a common problem in women, and is related to ageing and childbirth, as many people are aware - the relaxing go the vaginal wall reduces the support that is needed for proper bladder control.
Azo Bladder Control, an extract of pumpkin seeds and soybeans, "helps control the need to go to the bathroom," "helps reduce occasional urgency," and "supports a good night's sleep," claims its marketer.
Thank you for the informative article, "Yes, you can regain bladder control [1]!" (Spring 2015).
26, 2015 in JAMA Internal Medicine, people who took high doses of tricyclic antidepressants such as doxepin (Sinequan), diphenhydramine (Benadryl), older antihistamines such as chlorpheniramine (Chlor-Trimeton), or antimuscarinic drugs for bladder control, such as oxybutynin (Ditropan) for longer than three years were significantly more likely to develop dementia.