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Pass urine less frequently and reduce the sudden urge to pass
urine by retraining your bladder.
Follow these steps:
Keep a record for a week of how often you pass urine.
If you pass urine every hour and a half, keep to this
schedule, even if you dont have to go.
When you find youre not leaking on this schedule, add
another 15 minutes between visits.
Continue to increase the time between bathroom visits by 15
minute intervals until you are passing urine every three to four
hours without leaking.
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I’m back from India and recovered from jetlag. The trip was incredible in every way and to every sense: the sights of the colorful saris and sacred temples; the sounds of traffic along the highways interspersed with the occasional cowbell from bulls walking down the main streets; the feel of people breathing down my neck on over-crowded train cars with no air conditioning; the tastes of dal makhani and mango lassis; and the smells – oh, the smells – the smells of rotting food and open sewage. Yuck! I truly wouldn’t change a thing about my trip: it was adventurous, trying, exhausting, informative, and exciting. It was also very, very smelly. I wrote before leaving that I wasn’t sure if I needed to bring toilet paper with me or not, but let’s just say I’m glad I did! However, the only thing harder to find than toilet paper, was a toilet. It’s apparently commonplace in India for men to urinate on the sides of buildings no matter if you’re in a two-hut town or major city. Chil...
Incontinence can be caused by at least eight different urinary issues. Sounds like a lot, huh? I hadn't any idea about this until I investigated it myself. With my multiple sclerosis I know that my brain sends messages that become faulty (due to damaged nerves) and my bladder sphincter sometimes doesn't open or more often it wants to open frequently, which causes issues of incontinence.
What follows is a basic rundown of the types of incontinence:
This is the need to frequently urinate, with urgencies more than seven times a day or twice during the night. This is most common in older adults.
Weakened pelvic muscles, bladder walls, or urethral sphincter muscles, an enlarged prostate, and nerve damage can cause intolerable pressure on the bladder, causing urinary leakage. This condition is most common among women and it's often a result of pregnancy/childbirth.
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