Lets’ talk Stress Urinary Incontinence
Our Stress Urinary Incontinence blog
Following the awesome spectacle of Glastonbury 2019, the festival season is well under way and it is expected that an estimated four million people will be attending an outdoor music event in the UK, this year1.
On the 10th anniversary of World Continence Week 2019 (17-23 June) we take a look back over the past 12 months and the growing awareness of bladder neck bulking as an effective, first line treatment for stress urinary incontinence (SUI).
A survey, commissioned by the Control your Choice campaign * , revealed that four in ten women had admitted they avoid certain activities for fear of accidental bladder leakage.
For those suffering with SUI, taking part in exercise-related events – such as the Virgin Money London Marathon this weekend (Sunday 28 April) - can be a daunting experience with worries of “leaking” along the route.
Control Your Choice is a UK-wide campaign launched to empower women to seek treatment for common health conditions, in particular, Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI).
With the recent, shocking news that less than half of over-40s have taken up the opportunity for a free NHS Health Check, 2019 could be the year for Brits to stop putting their own wellbeing on the backburner and start diarising their personal “med-min”.

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