How do pelvic floor exercisers work? Includes clinical results.

Posted by Leaky Bladder Solutions on February 08, 2017 . 0 Comments

Electrical Muscle Stimulators play a vital role in educating women and men about their pelvic floor and what sensations they should feel when doing pelvic floor exercises. Electrical Pelvic Floor Exercisers (PFE) offer a non-invasive method of producing contractions of muscles via a gentle stimulation to the pelvic floor.
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What exactly is incontinence?

Posted by Leaky Bladder Solutions on February 02, 2017 . 1 Comment

Incontinence is a common condition that ranges in severity from ‘a small or occasional leak’, to complete loss of bladder or bowel control. It can occur at any age but is more likely to develop as you get older. 
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Bladder problems and menopause/menstruating

Posted by Leaky Bladder Solutions on November 08, 2016 . 3 Comments

Unsure whether or not to continue using your pelvic floor exerciser when it's "that time of the month"?

Absolutely! During menstruation you can (and should) stick to you regular course of treatment. Bladder leaks don't take a break just because you start menstruating. You actually may find that you leak more during your period due to pressure from the bloating.

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How to Avoid Pelvic floor Weakness

Posted by Leaky Bladder Solutions on October 20, 2016 . 0 Comments

Causes of pelvic floor weakness:

There could be several reasons for pelvic floor weakness. The main causes include: Menopause, pregnancy and childbirth, chronic constipation, chronic cough, overweight and obesity, heavy lifting, prolonged poor posture, high impact exercises, tight clothing, genetic makeup, and natural aging.

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Popular Pelvic Floor Myths Debunked

Posted by Leaky Bladder Solutions on September 22, 2016 . 0 Comments

Do you think you can train your pelvic floor by cutting the flow of urine each time you go to toilet?

Do you think that it is too late to care about your pelvic floor as you have already given birth and the damage is done?

Or you are a man who thinks pelvic floor exercisers don't apply to you?

Here we discuss the biggest myths about the pelvic floor and reveal the truth between fact and fiction.

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When Should You Seek Treatment?

Posted by Leaky Bladder Solutions on September 08, 2016 . 1 Comment

Recognize the warning signs and symptoms of a bladder control problem. Know when you should seek a doctor's help and how you can get the most out of your visit.

If you're one of the many women who experience bladder control problems, don't let embarrassment keep you from getting the help you need. Leaking urine, frequent urination, and experiencing other symptoms of urinary incontinence aren't trivial consequences of childbirth or a natural part of aging.

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Let's Talk Road Trip!

Posted by Leaky Bladder Solutions on June 28, 2016 . 0 Comments

It's finally summer vacation! The perfect time for road trips with the family, a girls trips, or a romantic vacation for two. But now you're getting nervous trying to plan around how many stops you'll need to make and creating an itinerary based on access to the bathroom. Sound familiar?

You are not alone; many people who suffer from leaks are doing the same thing. But planning your vacation should invoke feelings of excitement and anticipation, not anxiety and stress. You should be looking forward to all of the fun activities not worried what fun activities are going to cause you to leak. 

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What Can Cause Leaky Bladders?

Posted by Leaky Bladder Solutions on June 23, 2016 . 0 Comments

If you're suffering from leaks or frequent urination, the first step towards relief is determining the cause. Urinary incontinence itself is not the disease, it's the symptom. So rather than just treating or managing the symptom(s), get to the root of the problem so you can address the real issue and work towards eliminating the symptoms altogether.
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What Exactly is Leaky Bladder?

Posted by Leaky Bladder Solutions on June 08, 2016 . 1 Comment

A leaky bladder is what causes some people to experience occasional, minor leaks of urine and others to soil their clothes frequently.

Types of urinary incontinence include:

  • Stress incontinence. Urine leaks when you exert pressure on your bladder by coughing, sneezing, laughing, exercising or lifting something heavy.
  • Urge incontinence. Sudden, intense urges to urinate followed by an involuntary loss of urine. You may need to urinate often, including throughout the night. 
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Don’t Cover It, CURE IT!

Posted by Leaky Bladder Solutions on April 04, 2016 . 0 Comments

While incontinence has always been very important issue, the stigma attached means that it's not openly discussed. We cannot stress enough the fact that while common, bladder leakage IS NOT NORMAL. It is possible to gain control of your bladder. So let's kill the stigma attached to incontinence, start talking, and start taking control!
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