Bladder Problems ?
Medical and other research has shown Lack of bladder control (incontinence) is a common health problem for many people at different times in their lives. About four million Australians have bladder control problems. It is most common amongst older people.
Unexpected leaking of urine from the bladder isn't normal. If these questions relate to you. Then don't just put up with it!
- Do you leak when you sneeze or laugh ?
- Do you leak when you lift something heavy?
- Do you leak when you play sport?
- Do you have to rush to use the toilet?
- Do you leak before you get to the toilet?
- Are you often nervous because you think you might lose control of your bladder?
- Do you plan your day around where the nearest toilet is?
- Do you sometimes feel you have not emptied your bladder?
- Do you leak when you change from sitting or lying to standing?
If you answered "yes" to any of these questions you may have a bladder control problem and it is important you seek help.
There are various causes of poor bladder control and many treatments. For men, once they reach the age of 40, they are more prone to having poor bladder control, often due to prostate issues. For women, if they have had a baby are three times more likely to have poor bladder control and leak than other women.
Regular Pilates Classes (or private sessions) is a proven & excellent way to regain strenth & control of pelvic floor and core muscles that help many women in aleviating bladder control problems. For more information call Elizabeth on 42263777