WHEN IS A LEAK NOT A LEAK?
The short answer is never but you would be forgiven for thinking that little leaks or "LBL 's" are not really leaks, going by the media and advertising reports we have been bombarded with of late.
There have been some very high profile campaigns excusing you from worrying about those embarrassing little leaks and freeing you up to just wear a pad and forget it.
Well you may be able to do that....at first. But that annoying little leak will soon become a gush or a whole bladder full.
You will start to go just in case in order to keep your bladder empty - so it can't leak and let you down - and this will lead to a smaller bladder capacity
(can't hold as much), frequency and urgency which can lead to further leaks and a whole big mess.
So then you might be scared to go out, stop going to the gym or be the one at the back of the class so you can run out unnoticed to go to the loo halfway through the star jumps and all
World renowned researcher Kari Bo from Norway and associates have just epublished their latest research , ahead of print publication , in the World Journal of Urology .
The aim was to present and discuss the evidence for “Pelvic floor muscle training in the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and sexual dysfunction.”
Data sources for the review are from many of the world’s leading resource files such as the Cochrane Review and Pub Med and only RCT’s ( randomly controlled trials) in English were reviewed .