On the other hand, if these muscles are too active, the urge to use the bathroom is strong even if with little urine stored in the bladder (urge incontinence). Other causes may include problems with the prostate or damage of the nerves innervating the bladder. People who suffer from this medical problem often feel embarrassed. In order to help them feel more confident, the use of incontinence products would help.
In Australia alone, around four million individuals suffer from this medical condition. On average, more women experience this problem than men do. People who have this medical condition need not worry because there is an available cure for this and the problem is manageable. Besides, there are many incontinence products available in the market these days that can make people with this problem comfortable, even if they are outside the safety of their homes.
If one has a mild incontinence problem, management is quite simple and there is no need for surgeries and medications. Simple bladder muscle strengthening exercises will do. Then one needs to prepare for emergencies too. There are wide ranges of products one can use for these accidents. Incontinence pads, and bed pads (if you need to sleep somewhere outside your home) are available for your use. It is also a helpful to keep extra underwear and clothes within reach in case accidents happen.
Some people make use of sanitary napkins to manage the urine leakages. However, the design of these products is for menstruation not excess urine. Disposable inserts are on hand.