Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is when the pelvic floor muscle and/or the urethra sphincter muscle have weaken allowing unintentional loss of urinary when there is an increased in abdominal pressure on the bladder. Some of the causes for the weakening of these muscles are increasing age, childbirth, pregnancy, chronic cough, menopause, body weight, and pelvic floor surgery. Some triggers of SUI include laughing, heavy lifting, coughing, sneezing, changing positions, etc. Women wait an average of 6.5 years to seek help for their symptoms.
USA offers a wide range of options for treatment, and prioritizes non-evasive therapies to treat SUI. Below is a summary of treatment options for SUI at USA.
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