A common problem, urinary stress incontinence is the involuntary passage of urine when there is a sudden increase in the pressure in the tummy. Typically it happens with coughing, jumping or sneezing.
One of the commonest problems women face will be painful periods (dysmenorrhoea). At its most severe, it can be debilitating. Most are however less so. Nonetheless, it can prove troublesome and may interfere sufficiently to warrant investigation and treatment.
For many, the pelvic floor muscles are well hidden and out of mind. However, with pregnancy and over time, they can weaken leading to considerable problems like incontinence and prolapse. The importance of measure to strengthen your pelvic floor muscles to minimise this risk cannot be under estimated.
One of the most common problem experienced by women is urinary incontinence. Most will have an episode once in their lives. For some it will become a major problem and can affect their daily and social life.