Incontinence affects women's quality of life

Urinary Incontinence Impacts Quality of Life

For people with stress incontinence, it’s more than an infrequent annoyance; it’s something that can take over your whole life. It lurks around every corner so that you’re always worried about the next “oops” incident.  The condition can be debilitating … read more



Can Stem Cells Fix Urinary Incontinence?

Builder Cells to Boost Body Function Stem cell injections are being researched and tested as an alternative solution to many different types of ailments – from arthritis to heart troubles to vision impairment.  The idea is that these ‘builder cells’ … read more


can core stability help control stress incontinence, or accidental pee leaks

Can Core Stability Help with Stress Incontinence?

I know a young dancer who has been suffering from a hip impingement, which (as far as I understand) means the cartilage of her hip socket is rubbing with the cartilage of her leg bone (femur) when she makes broad … read more


Giggle Knickers Absorbent Underwear

Catch Light Leaks with Giggle Knickers Absorbent Underwear

“Don’t Dampen Your Day when Little Leaks Happen” Light leakage when you laugh?  The founders of Giggle Knickers know you’re not alone and their new absorbent underwear aims to de-stigmatise the ‘giggle’ problem that affects one in three women, or … read more


kegel exercises for strengthening pelvic floor

Strengthening your Pelvic Floor – Kegel Exercises

Weakened pelvic floor muscles are one of the key causes of Stress Urinary Incontinence.  The pelvic floor works like a hammock to support organs including the bladder, colon, and uterus.  If the pelvic floor is weak, urine can leak. The … read more


CTV's W5 Investigates Pelvic Mesh

Pelvic Mesh – Safe Solution for Pelvic Health?

Pelvic Mesh Investigation by CTV W5 Surgical Mesh – the plastic mesh that’s surgically inserted to support pelvic organs in cases of prolapse or incontinence, was the topic of a CTV W5 episode investigated by their medical specialist Avis Favaro.  … read more