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Effective Treatments for Urinary Incontinence in Women

Effective Treatments for Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence, a common yet often undiscussed condition, affects millions of women worldwide. It’s essential to understand its causes and available treatment options. At Baldwin GYN & Aesthetics, we prioritize addressing women’s health concerns, including urinary incontinence, through advanced treatments and personalized care.

Causes of Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence in women can stem from various factors, each affecting bladder control differently. Understanding these causes is crucial in addressing and effectively treating this condition.

Weakened Pelvic Floor Muscles

The pelvic floor muscles support the bladder, uterus, and bowels. Weakness in these muscles, often due to childbirth, aging, or certain surgeries, can lead to stress urinary incontinence. Activities like coughing, sneezing, laughing, or lifting heavy objects can cause leakage because the muscles are unable to prevent it.

Hormonal Changes and Menopause

Decreased estrogen levels during menopause can lead to changes in the urinary tract. The tissues in the urethra and bladder become thinner and less elastic, contributing to urinary incontinence. Post-menopausal women may experience more frequent urinary tract infections and weakened pelvic muscles.

Pregnancy and Childbirth

Pregnancy and vaginal childbirth can place significant strain on the pelvic floor muscles and nerves. This can lead to stretching or damage to these muscles, resulting in urinary incontinence, especially in the form of stress incontinence.

Neurological Disorders or Nerve Damage

Conditions such as multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, stroke, spinal cord injuries, or nerve damage due to diabetes can disrupt nerve signals between the brain and bladder. This disruption can cause overactive bladder or urge incontinence, where there’s a sudden, uncontrollable urge to urinate.

Obesity

Excess weight can put added pressure on the bladder and pelvic floor muscles, leading to stress incontinence. Losing weight can sometimes improve symptoms of urinary incontinence.

Certain Medications or Medical Conditions

Some medications, like diuretics, can increase urine production and contribute to incontinence. Additionally, chronic conditions such as diabetes, urinary tract infections (UTIs), and chronic coughing can exacerbate incontinence symptoms.

Treatments for Urinary Incontinence

MonaLisa Touch©: Revolutionizing Vaginal Health

MonaLisa Touch© stands as an FDA-approved vaginal rejuvenation treatment utilizing advanced laser energy to tackle atrophic vaginitis, vaginal dryness, burning, painful intercourse, and urinary incontinence. This painless, minimally invasive procedure takes just a few minutes. By gently stimulating the vaginal mucosa’s tissue, this treatment boosts collagen production, enhancing functionality and restoring mucous membrane balance. Approximately 50% of post-menopausal women experience such gynecological health changes, but MonaLisa Touch© offers a promising solution.

BTL EMSELLA™: Innovative Non-Invasive Pelvic Floor Treatment

BTL EMSELLA™ is a groundbreaking device designed to target the entire pelvic floor region, providing a non-invasive solution for incontinence. Its unique technology redefines women’s intimate health and wellness by offering a pain-free, non-invasive option. The chair-like device allows patients to remain fully clothed during treatment, with no downtime or discomfort. Patients can walk out immediately following the session, experiencing increased pelvic floor strength without invasive procedures.

Consultation with a Professional

Don’t let urinary incontinence diminish your quality of life. Take the step towards restoring confidence and comfort with our advanced treatments. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and embark on your journey toward improved pelvic health and overall well-being. Book your COMPLIMENTARY consultation by calling 251-424-1100 or filling in the form below. 

Book Your Consultation!

Book a COMPLIMENTARY consultation with us. Please call 251-424-1100 or request an appointment via the form below.

Contact:

Judy deLacee Corbett MD
Baldwin GYN & Aesthetics 

Address:
1506 N McKenzie St 104
Foley Al 36535

Phone: 251-424-1100
Fax: 251-424-1110

 

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About Dr. Corbett

Dr. Judy Corbett

MD. FACOG

Women’s healthcare is a true passion of mine and I seek opportunities to promote and impact women of all ages.

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