Friday, March 27th at 10:00 a.m.
A laugh … a sneeze … a cough …
These can all trigger urine to leak in many women. It’s estimated that half of the women who have children will have some type of pelvic floor problem later in life, but most don’t seek help and often because they don’t know that there is help.
Bladder and pelvic disorders include any dysfunction or pain in the pelvic area. The primary types are urinary incontinence (mainly stress incontinence and urge incontinence), pelvic organ prolapse (involves a fallen bladder, uterus, vagina or rectum), fistulas and pelvic pain.
Here are some fast facts about urinary incontinence in women:
The good news for women suffering from these disorders is that there are new simple solutions as well as enhanced treatments now available. Learn more about these in an OU Medicine Live Chat with Dr. Lieschen Quiroz this Friday, March 27th at 10 a.m. and visit the links we have provided on this page.
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