Bladder Category

Bladder

It is estimated around 14 million people in the UK suffer from a bladder condition.

There are more people with bladder health concerns than with Asthma, Diabetes and Epilepsy together. Both men and women, young and old can be affected.

Despite being common, these problems are not openly talked about. Meaning many people suffer in silence and don’t get the help they need.

The choice of treatments and medicines has never been greater, with plenty of advice and support available. In some cases, can be completely cured and in others, they can be effectively managed. With the right information and guidance, you are able to regain your quality of life.

Throughout this section, you will find information on the many problems, from urinary incontinence and overactive bladder through to bladder weakness (stress urinary incontinence) and urinary retention. We also talk about more specific conditions like Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) and the Menopause. Available treatment and product options are included for each individual condition.

Lifestyle, Fluids And Diet

There are some general lifestyle changes that you could make which may help to alleviate your symptoms. As well as following a healthy diet, you should try to take some form of regular exercise. If you have stress incontinence it may be…

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Treatments

If you have been diagnosed with or think you may have BPH, you can click here to find out about the different types of treatments that may be offered to you, as well as ways of helping yourself. This information should be used in…

Post Micturition Dribble Treatments

Conservative measures are used to improve the symptoms of post micturition dribble including training to tighten the pelvic floor muscles. There is also a technique that can be taught which helps to fully empty the urethra. Currently there…

Prostatitis Treatments

If you have been diagnosed with or think you may have Prostatitis, you can find out about the different types of treatments that may be offered to you here. This information should be used in conjunction with support from your GP or health…

Stress Urinary Incontinence Treatments

Your treatment for stress urinary incontinence will depend on the severity of your symptoms. Many people find that introducing pelvic floor muscles can make a significant difference. If your symptoms are still troublesome, your GP can…

Frequency Treatments

If you have been diagnosed with or think you may have frequency, there are many different types of treatments that may be offered to you, as well as ways of helping yourself. Below you will find a list of some of the common treatments used…

Mixed Urinary Incontinence Treatments

Your treatment will depend on which factors are affecting you the most. There are various treatments available to treat stress and urge incontinence, nocturia, overactive bladder and dribbling all of which can be symptoms of mixed urinary…

Nocturia Treatments

Your treatment for nocturia will depend on the cause. Nocturia can be divided into three main causes: Nocturnal Polyuria - overproduction of urine at night Global Polyuria - overproduction of urine during the day and night Reduced bladder…

Urinary Urgency and Urge Incontinence

An issue with the bladder such as Urge incontinence and urgency can cause a great deal of worry and stress and you may start to live your life around your problem, however there is help available. What's the difference between Urge…

Nocturnal Enuresis Treatments

Your GP will be able to advise you on ways to manage nocturnal enuresis. Symptoms can be greatly improved just by altering how much and when you drink and by training your brain to wake you up at night to empty your bladder. If conservative…