There are many treatments available for urinary incontinence. Some of these include:
Pelvic floor exercise through electrostimulation: Pelvic floor stimulation is a accepted and proven method for strengthening pelvic floor muscles so that the body can regain more control over urine flow. Strengthening pelvic floor muscles has other benefits as well.
Kegel Exercises: Kegel exercises he lp the pelvic floor muscles regain strength. These exercises can be done at the comfort of your home.
Medications: If you have urge incontinence, anticholinergics can help relax bladder muscles and prevent bladder spasms. These medications can cause side effects such as dry mouth, constipation, or drowsiness.
Surgery: If less invasive treatments have proven unsuccessful, your doctor can recommend surgery. There are three main types of surgery: retropubic suspension and two types of sling procedures. These procedures are indicated specifically for stress incontinence.
Comparison of treatment options for stress urinary incontinence patients