Urinary incontinence is not solved with diapers

Each time the number of urologists Y gynecologists in the world trying to finish as soon as possible with the dependence of the diapers . Only in Spain, the statistics say that more than 200 thousand people carry diapers for elderly. Because, the physiotherapy , whose purpose is the rehabilitation of the muscles of the pelvic floor , pharmacological treatments and surgical techniques (there are up to 150 different procedures) that can solve up to 95% of cases.


"Diapers are our enemies, we do not want them to be used. You can not condemn anyone to take them all their lives when there are effective therapies, "he says. Eldiberto Fernández , urologist at the Ramón y Cajal Hospital and the San Rafael Hospital in Madrid (Spain). Partly because the dependence on these diapers reduces the patient's motivation to look Medical help , which is, in addition, an additional danger since the escapes of urine they can be a symptom of a more serious illness, such as a brain, bladder or prostate tumor.


Urinary incontinence

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 200 million people in the world - among them, 25 million Latin Americans - suffer from urinary incontinence.

The involuntary loss of urine or the inability to contain it, from small drips until unable to reach the bathroom, is frequently associated with older adults; however, it can occur at any age and in 75% it affects more women than men.

Institutions such as the Association of Urogynecological Diseases of Mexico (ASENUG), work with patients who suffer from it to demand from the Mexican authorities that hospitals have enough information and it is carried out a correct diagnosis and treatment regarding this condition.

Stress urinary incontinence

It is a medical condition caused by the lack of control of the sphincter of the urethra and a weakening in the pelvic support of the bladder and urethra. Although it is usually related to age, there are many young women who suffer from it. first childbirth , significantly affecting their family, social and professional life.

According to a survey conducted in 40 countries around the world, including Mexico, one in seven women suffers. The resignation with which millions of affected people assume this dysfunction , the lack of information about therapeutic alternatives effective and the belief that uncontrolled losses are irremediable and inherent to the aging , are causing a good part do not seek medical help. They think that nothing can be done about it, but for less than a decade there has been a new arsenal therapeutic that offers an effective solution.


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