Stress urinary incontinence is a condition that millions of women in our country are affected by. The impact of this condition is not just physical; it affects one’s emotional well-being as well. The accidental leaking of urine that is described as incontinence may occur for several reasons. Most often, it is related to childbirth and natural biological changes.
While the number of patients with stress urinary incontinence may be in the millions that does not indicate that this condition should be perceived as normal in any way. You should not have to accept the discomfort that occurs when you cough, sneeze, run, or laugh! At FamWell MD, we do our best to provide services for the various concerns you may face, and we are here to give you a safe and comfortable place in which you can discuss stress urinary incontinence. More than that, we support you in finding the lifestyle and medical treatments that will help you regain confidence to go about your daily life without fear.
What is incontinence?
There are a number of different ways in which incontinence may present. Stress urinary incontinence, a prevalent type, involves urine leakage in moment of physical exertion. Under certain circumstances, the sphincter muscle that controls urine flow cannot resist pressure. This is because the muscle has become weak.
We understand why many women simply suffer through their bladder control problems. This can seem like an embarrassing problem. Know that you are not alone. When you consult with an experienced medical team, you may find answers that will lead you into a better quality of life faster than you ever imagined.
During a consultation for stress urinary incontinence, you can learn about the various factors that may be affecting your body, and what you can do about them. For instance, there may be food sources that are triggering your condition, or making it worse. There may also be exercises, such as Kegels, that you can do to strengthen the muscle around the bladder. Medical care is also available, and it gets results.
In our Jacksonville offices, patients may discover the benefits of the latest laser therapies, such as THERMIva, CO2RE Intima Laser by Candela Syneron, and IntimaLase/IncontiLase By Fotona. Each of these treatments can help improve bladder control, and each also has additional advantages. Call 904-207-6094 to learn more.