Incontinence, Quality Tips for an Even More Amazing Life
According to the world Health Organisation more than 200 million people worldwide suffer from some form of incontinence.
1 in 2 women will suffer from urinary incontinence at some stage in their life and a quarter of women over 45 will be affected by this.
- The most important thing you can do as a woman is to get help. There are things you can do that can drastically improve your incontinence, and as a result drastically improve your life.
- If you have incontinence don’t suffer in silence, there is a whole world of amazing people and things out there to help you.
- Go and see your GP, Women’s Health Nurse or Health Care team and talk to them about it.
- You can also see a physiotherapist, particularly if you have access to a women’s health physiotherapist. They can make sure you are squeezing the right muscles.
- Whatever you do don’t ignore it. Don’t let it stop you doing what you want and need to do. It can be improved.
Want to know more? Listen to the podcast by Dr Samantha Pillay from Continence Matters. Samantha explains what incontinence really is, takes us through new and emerging treatments and explains how to do your pelvic floor exercises properly.