5th Jul, 2024
Overactive bladder, bladder leakage and bowel leakage can be distressing conditions that significantly impact quality of life. Still, many people continue to rely on adult diapers rather than seeking potentially life-changing, and increasingly simple, medical interventions. Why is that? Let's compare adult diapers versus a 20-minute procedure to resolve incontinence. Understanding Incontinence Incontinence, whether urinary or fecal, is surprisingly common, especially among older adults. According…
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28th Jun, 2024
It seems like more and more people are struggling with bladder and bowel incontinence than ever. Is that true? Is incontinence becoming more common? According To The Data According to a number of data sources, the prevalence of bladder and bowel incontinence does indeed appear to be increasing, especially among older adults. Here are some key insights based on recent data: More than half of…
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21st Jun, 2024
Anyone who has privately tried to manage symptoms of incontinence understands the toll it can take on quality of life. Incontinence is characterized by the involuntary loss of urine or fecal matter—clearly, it poses a number of challenges for those affected, both physically and emotionally. The good news is that very effective treatments are available today. Sacral neuromodulation has emerged as a noninvasive and effective…
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7th Jun, 2024
We'll make this short and to the point: No, it's not normal to leak urine when you laugh or cough. It's an indication of a loss of control over the muscles that are responsible for holding in urine, known as the pelvic floor muscles. These muscles, along with other structures in the urinary system, work together to maintain urinary continence. Pelvic Floor Muscle Loss When…
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10th May, 2024
Nevada Surgical patient Shirley Clark had been dealing with incontinence symptoms for about a year before she met Dr. Sasse. Now, she's sharing her story in the hopes of raising awareness about incontinence treatment options that really work. Shirley's Story "I just thought it was something I had to deal with," Shirley says. That's something that many believe about incontinence, and it's not true. So…
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29th Mar, 2024
Enough people have asked me why on earth adult diapers as so expensive, so I did a little digging. There are, as you might imagine, several factors contributing to the seemingly crazy excessive cost of adult diapers that millions of Americans must buy because of bladder and bowel leakage. Let's review. Factors Driving Up The Cost Of Adult Diapers Inflation: No shocker, but inflation means everything…
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15th Mar, 2024
Let’s face it: dogs are the absolute best. And as an expert in incontinence, I can confidently say that dog-walking can indeed be a beneficial form of pelvic floor exercise, particularly for humans. Let me explain. The Pelvic Floor Benefits Of Walking Your Dog Consistent movement. Dog-walking involves consistent movement, which is key to strengthening the pelvic floor muscles. As you walk, your pelvic floor…
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8th Mar, 2024
Today I saw a wonderful patient who recently turned 70 and decided it was finally time to do something about her overactive bladder problem, after more than ten years of leakage, pads and getting up at night. The good news is her trouble can be solved with a simple 20-minute procedure, but I had to ask why it had taken so long to seek help.…
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23rd Feb, 2024
The pelvic floor is getting more recognition, and rightfully so. According to a recent article in The New York Times, nearly one in three women suffers from a pelvic floor disorder, most commonly urinary or bowel incontinence, pain or prolapse. The article goes on to offer a series of helpful exercises that coordinate breathing and movement, which may help mitigate pelvic floor problems— including incontinence. What…
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23rd Feb, 2024
https://youtu.be/T9Vg2jc0BE4?si=0gTSl1EWJUlrdgRJ Dr. Sasse's patient Laura shares her experience with incontinence, including what prompted her to seek treatment. Hear how sacral neuromodulation has given Laura her life back and why anyone experiencing symptoms of incontinence should schedule a consultation.
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