Urinary incontinence affects men and women, but women are disproportionately affected by the problem. Understandably so. A woman’s body experiences many changes that place pressure on the bladder, as well as changes that make the tissues of the urinary tract and vaginal area more prone to leaks. Bladder control is one of the most fundamental aspects of being human, so when a woman lives with urine leakage, her self-confidence is significantly affected. Understanding that urinary incontinence is a symptom of a condition helps a woman feel more optimistic about herself. Continue reading “A Woman’s Guide to Urinary Incontinence”
There are so many factors in life that we simply accept as normal, even though we may not be happy with the situation. Your general acceptance may be a survival instinct or just a sign that we, as women, have busy lives and other priorities. Some things, though, eat away at our confidence and comfort little-by-little every day. Urinary incontinence is one such example. It is common to experience a little leakage now and then, but when does urinary incontinence become a concern to discuss with Dr. Shoemaker?
Let’s face it. Urinary incontinence has changed your life, but not in a good way. The condition carries with it physical and emotional implications that have you on edge. At Innovations in Health, we have worked with many women just like you who once thought that urinary incontinence was just an unfortunate part of life, but like them, you can be liberated from urinary incontinence.
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Dr. E. Stanton Shoemaker is a respected OB/GYN. He is known for his expertise in all areas of gynecological and obstetrical care. Dr. Shoemaker proudly offers the advanced, non-invasive ThermiVa treatment for urinary incontinence and vaginal rejuvenation to his patients in Corpus Christi, Tx.
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