21 January 2016

Action point


If you have urge incontinence, you may have almost no warning of the "need to go".

Don't panic! Instead, at first notice, relax.

Then, tighten your sphincter.

Then, relax your abdominal muscles.

When the urge sensation has passed, walk slowly, without panic, to the nearest restroom.

Read up on 6 everyday things to avoid if you have urge incontinence


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