There are many kinds of recommended urinary incontinence treatments and methods. One method is lifestyle interventions, such as bladder training or pelvic floor muscle exercises (PFME) which strengthen your core muscles. Changing the fluid intake and emptying pattern or weight loss can also often help.
Other kinds of treatments include medication, incontinence aids or surgery. A surgical procedure is only recommended after a thorough evaluation and determination of the exact cause of the urinary incontinence. A person considering surgery should be aware of the potential risks as well as the expected benefit of the procedure.
Incontinence aids in the form of absorbent incontinence products should be used while lifestyle intervention or medication is happening. Incontinence aids should also be worn as needed if these treatments do not work.
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