The way our culture looks at aging has changed in the last several decades. We no longer think of all seniors as sitting in a rocking chair. Now we see our older relatives traveling and enjoying all that life has to offer. Likewise, bladder leakage, although common, is not a normal part of aging. Let’s learn some facts.
Although women can experience urinary incontinence (UI) during their life, the frequency of UI tends to occur more often when you get older. This loss of bladder control stems from hormonal changes that affect muscle strength in your pelvic area. Women who are pregnant, giving birth, or going through menopause are all likely to have urinary incontinence. So, does menopause cause urinary incontinence? It is a contributing factor, but there is more to it.
No one enjoys discussing STDs, but if you are an adult having sex, or you are a parent, it would be wise to learn some essential facts about STDs that everyone should know.
For some reason female urinary incontinence is not a major topic of conversation among women, although it should be. It is a common problem among 25 – 45% of women over the age of 30 in the United States, and getting all the facts should be worth any embarrassment.
At the very least, all women should be aware of the most common types of female urinary incontinence and how to treat them.
Dr. Rita Sharma offers several minimally invasive robotic surgery options, but it can be difficult to separate the true difference between all of these highly-technical terms as compared to traditional surgical methods. Read on to discover what makes robotic surgery such an incredible treatment for your medical condition!
Although pelvic organ prolapse is a common disorder among women caused mainly by childbirth and menopause, it is not widely discussed due to embarrassment.
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- Please be assured that our practice is closely monitoring the information and guidelines set forth from the Centers for Disease Control regarding COVID-19.
- Our office is now open for appointments
- We have resumed all elective procedures!
We thank you for your attention and cooperation at this time.
Women who expect to leave all the pregnancy aches and pains behind them after childbirth soon find that postpartum symptoms can be almost just as bad.
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