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Vegetarian diet linked to lower risk of UTIs - how to fit more veg in your lifewritten by talkhealth
Plant-based diets can have a whole range of benefits: not only are they better for the environment, but they can also help reduce cholesterol and have the potential to be super-high in gut-friendly fibre. Read the full article here.
Urinary IncontinenceWritten by talkhealth
Current estimates suggest around 3-6 million people in the UK experience some degree of urinary incontinence. The main symptoms people experience is leaking urine when you did not mean to (this can range from a small trickle or a larger ‘flood’ of urine). Find out more
How to stay safe during the coronavirus outbreak when you have a chronic conditionwritten by talkhealth
The current coronavirus outbreak is worrying for everyone, but it’s particularly concerning if you’re already living with a chronic illness. Many of those who have passed away from the virus have been elderly or suffering from a pre-existing illness – meaning that it’s most dangerous for anyone living with things like asthma, diabetes or heart disease. Find the full blog here.
Urinary Incontinencesponsored by CliniMed Ltd.
Urinary incontinence is described as the inability to control your bladder, causing accidental urine loss from the bladder. Common causes include an overactive bladder, changes in the nerves controlling the bladder, weak pelvic floor muscles or enlarged prostate (men).
Stress Continence - Myths & FactsWritten by talkhealth
Stress incontinence is a common form of continence and often experienced by women over the age of 40, with as many as 1 in 5 women over this age having some degree of the condition. In a 2016 talkhealth survey of 1,200 women interested in bladder continence, 66% said they experience bladder leakage when they cough or laugh. Read more here.