Tell Someone You Have Stress Incontinence
The Stress Incontinence Secret Often when someone has a problem, they will feel better by “getting it off their chest”. This usually involves venting to someone about your problem – finding a supportive person whose ready to listen. But people … read more
USA FDA Orders Removal of Surgical Mesh From the Market
A CBC News article today reported that the US Food and Drug Administration has ordered immediate removal of surgical mesh products for prolapse to be removed from the market immediately. The companies have 10 days to submit their plans for … read more
Surgery for Stress Incontinence – Where’s the Evidence?
If you have stress incontinence and are looking for solutions, surgery might be one of the options you consider. The most common surgical procedure in recent practice has been the surgical mesh. However, this solution seems to be wrought with … read more
Wish I had My Giggle Knickers On!
I love getting mail when it’s something fun; I was happy to receive a sample of the newest absorbent underwear to hit the market – it’s Giggle Knickers, by UK partnership Anne Davidson and Judith Balcazar. They designed Giggle Knickers … read more
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
Breaking the Taboo about Stress Urinary Incontinence
Pelvic Floor Health Issues are Common After Childbirth CBC’s Marika Wheeler Explores The Impact of Pregnancy and Birth on Pelvic Floor Health Stress urinary incontinence and pelvic floor health were the topic of a documentary presented this week on CBC’s … read more