Articles for topic: bladder
It happens to most of us, and it’s no laughing matter.
You know about the physical problems with bladder leakage, but don’t underestimate the effect it has on your emotional life too.
Once you get close to menopause it doesn’t look or function the same as it did when you were younger.
An over active bladder can be problematic but did you realise how much difference your diet can make?
At menopause urinary tract infections are more common, and once again it is down to the changing hormone levels, but natural help is at hand.
Vaginal dryness and discomfort is a fact of menopausal life for many women, but it is best to know exactly what you have and how to deal with it.
Some experts believe 1 in 2 women have a lifetime risk of getting one and some get repeat infections.
Over time our pelvic muscles can weaken, and that can mean problems for your bladder.
Not often talked about, but if you are a sufferer then knowing why it happens can help.
These are something we tend to associate with younger women, but they are just as common throughout life.