Is Urinary Incontinence Normal for My Age?

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As women age, many things change in their bodies. Some things are a normal part of aging, and other changes may require medical assistance. Read about how normal urinary incontinence is, and what you can do about it.

Is Urinary Incontinence a normal part of aging?

One-third of women leak urine involuntarily. Although this is a large amount of women, it is not normal. No one should just lose control of their bladder. Some women suffer from stress incontinence, which means they leak a little urine when they cough, sneeze, laugh or jump. Others suffer from overactive incontinence, which causes the urgent need to urinate throughout the day. Many women suffer from combinations of both.

With aging, many changes in the female body can cause this incontinence. Prolapse can push the bladder down, urinary incontinence and agingcausing the frequent urge to urinate. Here are some more causes of urinary incontinence:

  • Birthing multiple children
  • Delivering a large baby
  • Pelvic trauma
  • Weight gain
  • Constipation

What can I do about bladder control?

If you are suffering from urinary incontinence, see a doctor to request a pelvic tone exam. An exam like this will evaluate your pelvic floor muscles and determine the need for treatment. Your doctor will most likely recommend you do Kegel exercises, which train and tone the pelvic floor muscles. However, many of these treatments are not as permanent or fast as FemiLift.

Learn More about FemiLift

The FemiLift vaginal rejuvenation procedure can help relieve urinary incontinence and strengthen the pelvic floor muscles. The process uses a vaginal tightening laser which helps to strengthen the muscles in the vagina, and in turn, helps relieve symptoms of urinary incontinence. Learn more about how FemiLift can improve your quality of life today.

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