Overview of Incontinence
People all over the world are going through various health conditions and millions of people are now getting affected by a disease in common that is known as incontinence. This health condition can affect young, as well as older people. This is basically the condition in which the patient experiences urination problem. There are certain health issues that will trigger this disease. You will only understand the condition better with the help of your physician. There are certain diagnoses procedures that your doctor will ask you to undergo to find the situation of this disorder in your body. This disease comes in different types or forms that can affect an individual. The doctors will give you appropriate treatment once he will understand the type of disease you have. The types and definitions with causes are given below.
The different types of incontinence
Urge incontinence- The people with this urine disorder have difficulty in holding the urine for too long until they go to the toilet. This type can be found in anyone, but the people with Parkinson disease, diabetes, Alzheimer disease, multiple sclerosis and stroke have more chances to get this disease.
Reflex type- Anyone having the problem in the central nervous system has the chances to get the reflex type of disorder. Other types of disorders that can lead to this bladder disorder are Parkinson disease, brain tumors and stroke.
Stress type- This type of the disease occurs in people during the physical activity. When you have the pelvis and muscle problems the urethra becomes hypermobile, then this type occurs. Another reason for the cause of this type is when one of the muscles in the urethra is defected. This type of bladder control problem generally occurs in women who are young or in their middle age. During menopause, a woman can get this type of disorder. About fifteen to sixty percent women are affected with this.
Overflow type- When the bladder overflows with urine and it starts leaking, then the overflow type occurs. If the muscles of the bladder is weak, if the flow of urine through the bladder is blocked or due to the neurology problems the overflow type bladder problem can occur.
Mixed type- When the urge type bladder problem and stress bladder problems are combined, then the mixed bladder problem occurs. The urine outflow from the bladder becomes weaker in this condition.
Symptoms of incontinence
The person will not feel empty even after urination
After drinking fluid or water one urge to urinate immediately
One will get small amount of urination every time
While sleeping at night one get up frequently for urination
Sometimes the bed becomes wet during the night time
Sometimes the person may feel to urinate, but cannot do it
Treatment options for this bladder disorder
There are treatment options available for you and the doctors will give you the right treatment by determining the type of condition you have. There are various physical and behavioral therapy that can improve the bladder condition and prevent the risk of incontinence. Even there are some medications available that help one to get rid of this disease.
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