10 Habits or Conditions that May Cause Bladder Problems


An estimated 400 million persons are affected by bladder or bowel problems across the world. Signs of bladder problems are evident when you experience difficulty urinating, urinate frequently or you experience strong or uncontrollable urge to urinate.These conditions or habit may affect or cause bladder problems.   Urinary tract infections (UTIs): UTIs usually come with pain … Continue reading 10 Habits or Conditions that May Cause Bladder Problems

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How do you know when your bladder does not empty completely?


Signs that your bladder is not completely emptying include:feeling that you need to strain to pass urine§  a weak or slow urine stream§  feeling as if your bladder is not empty even after use of the toilet§  little or no warning signs when you need to pass urine§  passing urine while asleep§  frequent urinary tract infections or … Continue reading How do you know when your bladder does not empty completely?

6 Ways to prevent Bladder and bowel problems


Prevention of urinary and faecal incontinenceWith healthy diet and lifestyle habits, incontinence can be prevented. The steps below can help prevent urinary incontinence and faecal incontinence. if integrated into your life style or the person you are caring for daily1.    Drink right·       Do not reduce your fluid intake because of bladder control problem. This will make your urine concentrated and complicate the problem. ·       … Continue reading 6 Ways to prevent Bladder and bowel problems

6 Signs that you need to talk to a doctor- Faecal incontinence


6       About one in 20 people experience poor bowel control. If you experience the1.         Feeling that your bowel is never quite empty 2.         Change in your normal bowel habits3.          pain or bleeding from the back passage4.          bowel mishaps regularly5.         dark or black bowel motions,6.         unexplained weight loss.Faecal incontinence. It is a condition in which a person has … Continue reading 6 Signs that you need to talk to a doctor- Faecal incontinence

How to identify Bladder/Bowel problem


Take the test1.      Do you sometimes feel you have not completely emptied your bladder?2.      Do you have to rush to use the toilet?3.      Are you frequently nervous because you think you might lose control of your bladder or bowel?4.      Do you wake up twice or more during the night to go to the toilet?5.      Do … Continue reading How to identify Bladder/Bowel problem

What is incontinence – Bladder or Bowel Problem?


What is incontinence?Incontinence is a term that describes any accidental or involuntary loss of urine from the bladder (urinary incontinence) or bowel motion, faeces or wind from the bowel (faecal or bowel incontinence).Incontinence is a widespread condition that ranges in severity from 'just a small leak' to complete loss of bladder or bowel control. Millions … Continue reading What is incontinence – Bladder or Bowel Problem?