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Helping You Deal With Incontinence

There are around 6 million people in the UK alone who suffer from some type of bladder or bowel problem and so if you are experiencing incontinence in any shape or form, then you are not alone, and help is always available. Incontinence can…

The importance of toilet locations at places of interest

What does ‘welcome’ really mean? We often see the outside of Buckingham Palace on television but it’s usually only a privileged few who actually get inside. It is therefore rather exciting that there are special tours of the State Rooms now…

Gravesend Shared Toilet Scheme

Shared toilet scheme for Gravesend following further public toilet closures Recent local news reports that the remaining public restrooms in Gravesend Town Centre are set to close by the end of this month. These include the toilets located…

Revolutionary Incontinence Treatment

Post Prostate Cancer surgery? Suffering with leaks? A revolutionary, new incontinence treatment has got everyone talking; here’s why you NEED to use it… Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed form of cancer found in men in the UK…

Q&A with Dr. Ruth Maher INNOVO® co-inventor

Dr. Ruth Maher is one of the original four inventors of Innovotherapy, the only non-invasive therapy clinically proven to restore the pelvic floor. Innovotherapy directly targets pelvic floor weakness - the root cause of urinary leaks -…

Frequency Resources

Below you will find the most popular downloads for those looking for help with their frequency condition. If you can’t find what you are looking for then why not explore our downloads section or visit the forum to discuss with other in the…

Frequency Volume Chart

A Frequency Volume Chart records the volumes voided as well as the time of each visit to the toilet, both during the day and night. To download one please click here.

Alpha Blockers

We have listed here some of the bladder conditions and symptoms for which alpha blockers may be prescribed by your GP or health professional. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia  - some types of alpha blockers are prescribed to prevent hormones…

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…

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…

Diet and lifestyle

The digestive system can be upset easily. An unhealthy diet, stress, antibiotics and travel are some of the causes. An upset digestive system can make you feel bloated and sluggish. Many people suffer from digestive related problems at one…

Antispasmodic

Antispasmodic medicines relax the intestinal muscles and help to slow down bowel movements to relieve diarrhoea. These medicines tend to be used to ease the symptoms of IBS.

Detrusor myectomy

If you have Overactive Bladder or symptoms of urge and urgency, you may wish to consider surgery if your symptoms have not sufficiently improved after you have tried other more conservative treatments. Every person is different, and a…

Sacral nerve stimulation

Sacral Neuromodulation (SNM) (also known as Sacral Nerve Stimulation) is an NHS funded therapy that may be able to help certain people who experience bladder and bowel problems.  Where successful, the treatment can be a life changing…

Bladder augmentation

If you have Overactive Bladder or the symptoms of urge and urgency, you may wish to consider surgery if other more conservative treatments have not proved successful. Every person is different, and a surgeon will be able to discuss with you…

Botulinum toxin

Botulinum toxin commonly known as botox, is a powerful neurotoxin made by a bacterium Clostridium botulinum. It works by blocking the transmission of the electrical impulse from a nerve which makes a muscle contract. Thus injecting…

Betmiga

Betmiga contains the active substance mirabegron. It is a bladder muscle relaxant (a so called oral β3-adrenoceptor agonist), which reduces the activity of an overactive bladder and treats the related symptoms. Launched in 2013 it is the…

Darifenacin

Darifenacin hydrobromide is a medicine which is used to treat people who have urinary problems such as incontinence, urgency or frequency which are caused by an overactive bladder. It works by preventing spasms of the bladder muscle, which…

Fesoterodine

Fesoterodine fumarate is a medicine used to help treat symptoms of an overactive bladder such as urinary incontinence, urgency or frequency. It works by reducing spasms of the bladder muscle which can help to reduce the episodes of urinary…

Oxybutynin transdermal patch

There are several medications available which can help you to control your bladder and reduce wetting, these are called antimuscarinic or anticholinergic drugs. These medicines can help improve the symptoms of overactive bladder by relaxing…

Solifenacin succinate

Solifenacin succinate is a medicine used to help treat symptoms of an overactive bladder such as incontinence, urgency or frequency.  It works by preventing spasms of the bladder muscle, which can help to reduce the episodes of urinary…

Tolterodine

Tolterodine is a medicine used to treat people who have urinary problems such as urinary incontinence or frequency which are caused by an overactive bladder. It works by preventing spasms of the bladder muscle which can help to reduce the…

Trospium chloride

Trospium chloride is a medicine used to help to treat symptoms of an overactive bladder such as urinary incontinence, urgency or frequency. It works by preventing spasms of the bladder muscle which can help to reduce the episodes of urinary…

Oxybutynin

There are several medications available which can help you to control your bladder and reduce wetting, these are called antimuscarinic or anticholinergic drugs. These medicines can help improve the symptoms of overactive bladder by relaxing…

Bladder Diary & Retraining

Bladder retraining is a simple and effective method used to try and overcome bladder problems including, urgency, frequency and incontinence. Click here to download the bladder diary. How does bladder retraining work? Bladder retraining…

Diet and lifestyle changes

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…

Tibial nerve stimulation

PTNS - Percutaneous Tibial Nerve Stimulation is indicated in Overactive Bladder (OAB) problems where symptoms of urinary urgency, urinary frequency and urge incontinence have been difficult to resolve by other treatments. Percutaneous…

Urinary Frequency

Frequency refers to the number of times you go to the toilet to pass urine in a day. If you need to go to the toilet very often, more than seven times a day on drinking approximately 2 litres of fluid, you may have a frequency problem. This…