– Urine leakage when sneezing, coughing, laughing or during exercise.

– Urine leakage – incontinence – on the way to the toilet.

– Frequent urination to the extent that it impedes working or leisure times.

– Urgent urination or the feeling that “I’m not going to make it to the toilet, I’ll wet myself”.

– Nocturnal enuresis: when you have to get up to go to the toilet twice or more times during the night.

– Enuresis: urine leakage in bed while sleeping.

– Feeling that the bladder is not fully empty following urination.

– Reduced urine flow.

– Having to strain to fully empty the bladder.

– Recurring urinary tract infections.

If you experience any of the aforementioned urinary incontinence or frequent urination symptoms, make sure that you choose incontinence products that are designed to offer you protection from leakage and unpleasant odours, and see a specialist immediately. Urinary incontinence is common and can be successfully treated – especially if diagnosed early. Depending on the type of incontinence you might be experiencing (light, moderate, heavy), the specialist will propose useful information and tactics to help you ensure a comfortable life.

Kindly contributed by Urologist – Andrologist Surgeon, Dr Charalambos P. Asvestis