ENCORE: Practical Solutions to a Condition that Plagues Millions of Women: Urinary Incontinence, Part 1


Female Incontinence: It’s time it came out of the shadows, given that nearly 1/2 of women will suffer from it to some extent during their lifetimes. It can cause depression, isolation, and shame, and prompt women to limit essential hydration. Urogynecologist Dr. Jill Rabin, co-author of "Mind Over Bladder: A Step-By-Step Guide to Achieving Continence" argues that women should not be resigned to incontinence—it can be overcome in a majority of cases. Starting with simple, practical lifestyle interventions, graduating to specialized behavior modification and pelvic floor strengthening techniques, and using medications and surgery only where necessary, a variety of solutions are available. New minimally invasive corrective surgeries obviate the need for lengthy hospitalization and recovery. An innovative new technique, Percutaneous Tibial Nerve Stimulation (PTNS) borrows from acupuncture to deliver painless electrical stimulation to re-establish urinary control. Click HERE for part 2.

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