Menopause

How to manage bladder problems in menopause

How to manage bladder problems in menopause

Urinary incontinence in women

It is a problem that affects 1 in 3 women.

Urine leaks are usually caused by problems with muscles and nerves They help contain urine.

But there is many options available to treat bladder control problems.

Depending on the type and severity of the problem, there is a wide range of treatment options:

  • Pelvic floor therapy

Kegel exercises achieve strengthen the muscles around the bladder.

  • Changes in habits

How to lose weight, avoid coffee, tea, alcohol, carbonated drinks, and quit smoking.

  • Absorbent products

They can help women with leakage problems to resume their normal daily activities. Today's products have evolved to be more comfortable and discreet than the products of the past.

  • Pessary ring

It is a rigid ring that is inserted into the vagina, pushed up against the wall of the vagina and urethra to reduce leakage.

ACOG

  • Drugs

Blocks nerve signals that cause frequent and urgent urination.

  • Surgery

If the bladder has moved out of its normal position as a result of pregnancy or childbirth, it may be necessary return it to its original location.

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