When Should You Worry About Bladder Leaks and Frequent Urination?
Bladder leaks are an embarrassing and often uncomfortable issue that many women and men experience. It is common to experience some degree of bladder leakage and/or frequent urination, but it is important to recognize when the issue has become serious and warrants medical attention. Keep reading to learn more about when to be concerned about frequent urination or bladder leaks and what treatments are available.
Different Types of Bladder Leakage and Frequent Urination (Urinary Incontinence)
There are different types of bladder leakage and causes of frequent urination that can occur for a variety of reasons. Stress incontinence happens when coughing, sneezing, or other physical activities put pressure on the bladder and cause urine leakage. Urge incontinence occurs when there is an overwhelming urge to urinate even if the bladder isn’t full, resulting in urine leakage before making it to the washroom. Mixed incontinence is a combination of both stress and urge incontinence. Knowing which type you have can help guide your treatment plan with your doctor or healthcare provider.
When Should I Talk To A Health Care Professional About Bladder Leaks and UI?
If you urinate more than 4 times in 12 hours or experience bladder leakage more than once a week, it’s time to bring it up with a healthcare provider. If you notice other symptoms such as pain during urination or increased frequency in urination, those could be signs that something else might be going on and should also be discussed with a healthcare provider. It’s also important to note any changes in diet or lifestyle that may trigger bladder leaks so that your healthcare provider can develop the best treatment plan for you based on all factors at play.
Treatment Options for Bladder Leakage and Frequent Urination
The good news is that there are several different ways to treat bladder leaks depending on the type and its severity. Pelvic floor exercises (Kegels) strengthen the muscles around the urethra by contracting them rhythmically which helps control urine leakage in some cases. You may also want to explore treatment options such as the BTL Emsella – Libby Chair Pelvic Therapy. It is a non-invasive and comfortable treatment that stimulates the pelvic floor muscles with high-frequency electromagnetic energy. It delivers over 11,000 supramaximal pelvic floor muscle contractions in just one 28 minute session! As an additional bonus, the BTL Emsella Libby Chair Pelvic Therapy helps optimize the neuromuscular system which contributes to calming down the bladder and reducing those frequent washroom trips.
You Don’t Have To Live With Bladder Leakage and Frequent Urination
Bladder leaks are an uncomfortable reality for many women and men but knowing when to worry about them can help ensure proper care is taken with your doctor or healthcare provider in order to find relief from this condition quickly and effectively. If you have been experiencing symptoms like frequent leaking or feeling an urgent need to pee without any warning then it’s time to talk with a professional about possible treatment options available for you based on your individual needs and circumstances surrounding this issue. With the right approach, relief from troublesome bladder leaks and frequent urination is within reach.
What Results Can I Expect From Pelvic Floor Treatment?
“It is so nice not to have to worry about what colour pants or type of underwear I wear when I workout. Hallelujah! Praise Libby!”
Meet Elizabeth who decided to try Corelife after dealing with leakage during exercising. She started pelvic physio combined with Pilates three to four times a week to try to fix her problem, but these delivered short-lived reprieves – her leakage would return after a couple of months and she’d be back to running to the washroom mid-way through a class to assess the damage.
“Going into this I was definitely skeptical, but I thought it was worth a try. I’m thrilled to say that the Libby Chair treatment worked for me! Since finishing, I haven’t had a single leak while running, dancing, or doing HIIT classes. It is so nice not to have to worry about what colour pants or type of underwear I wear when I workout. Hallelujah! Praise Libby!”
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At Corelife Wellness, we know always having to plan for the next bathroom visit or constantly worrying about leakage can get exhausting. From a weakened pelvic floor to health conditions, there are plenty of causes for frequent urination. But don’t worry, there are treatments out there and Corelife Wellness can help! With kegel exercises and our BTL Emsella – Libby Pelvic Chair Therapy, we can help find the right treatment program to get your pelvic floor muscles back to being strong and functioning correctly.
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