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Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence is a common condition characterized by the unintentional leakage of urine. It can affect both men and women, although the causes and types of incontinence may vary between the sexes.

For Women:

Urinary incontinence in women is particularly prevalent due to factors like pregnancy, childbirth, and menopause. There are different types of urinary incontinence that women may experience, such as stress, urge, or mixed incontinence. Stress incontinence occurs when physical activities put pressure on the bladder and lead to urine leakage; urge incontinence involves a sudden, strong urge to urinate, which is followed by leakage. Mixed incontinence is a combination of stress and urge incontinence.

For Men:

While less common, urinary incontinence can affect men like it does women. Types of incontinence in men are stress, overflow, or functional incontinence. Similar to women, men can experience stress incontinence when pressure is exerted on the bladder due to activities like lifting, coughing, or sneezing; overflow incontinence occurs when the bladder doesn’t empty completely; and functional incontinence stems from physical limitations that may make it difficult for men to reach the bathroom in time.

Individuals experiencing urinary incontinence should consult a healthcare professional for an accurate diagnosis and tailored treatment plan. With appropriate guidance and intervention, both men and women can find relief and regain control over their bladder function, ultimately enhancing their quality of life. At The Aesthetic Lounge, we offer help for urinary incontinence in Ottawa with laser technologies that are safe, comfortable, effective, and have no downtime. Our urinary incontinence treatments are non-surgical and require as little as 4-6 treatments to start seeing results.

Treatments for Urinary Incontinence

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