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There are two main types of incontinence, urinary and faecal. Both can be treated or managed effectively. For more information, visit the Health24 Incontinence Centre: http://www.health24.com/medical/incontinence

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Suffering from incontinence? Acupuncture might help | Health24

Researchers found that acupuncture improved symptoms of stress incontinence – an involuntarily loss of urine when sneezing or coughing.

Health News | South Africa | Health24

Health News | South Africa | Health24

Find all of the latest medical research and health news from South Africa and the rest of the world. Links to health information and advice.

Family resorts to traditional rituals to end bedwetting

Family considers traditional rituals to end bedwetting | Health24

Some people suffer from a bedwetting condition called nocturnal polyuria – a condition that causes them to urinate frequently in the night during their sleep.

5 ‘silent killers’ – know the subtle symptoms

5 ‘silent killers’ – know the subtle symptoms | Health24

Your shortness of breath, fatigue or incontinence might be subtle signs of a deadly disease . . .

Botox better than implant for urinary incontinence in women

Botox better than implant for urinary incontinence in women | Health24

In a comparison, women given Botox said they had a greater reduction in symptoms and were more satisfied with the treatment, researchers said.

Exercise app may reduce incontinence

Exercise app may reduce incontinence | Health24

An app developed in Sweden was shown to be efficient as a first-line treatment for women with stress urinary incontinence.

Should you keep a bladder diary?

Should you keep a bladder diary? | Health24

It can be very useful to keep track of your bladder function. Start your own bladder diary to see if you are at risk of developing urinary incontinence.

Urinary leakage does not only leave your pants wet and your face red, but new research suggests it can be an indicator of death.

Is urinary incontinence a predictor of death? | Health24

Urinary leakage does not only leave your pants wet and your face red, but new research suggests it can be an indicator of death.

Is urinary incontinence a predictor of death?

Is urinary incontinence a predictor of death? | Health24

Urinary leakage does not only leave your pants wet and your face red, but new research suggests it can be an indicator of death.

What does the colour of your urine mean?
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What does the colour of your urine mean? | Health24

The colour of your pee is determined by your diet and fluid intake, but it can also be a side-effect of certain medications or a sign of something more serious lurking in your body.

Bedwetting accidents: When parents kill...

Bedwetting accidents: When parents kill... | Health24

Bedwetting is common in kids but, as the case of the Bloemhof man who beat a child to death for wetting herself shows, this normal phase can drive parents to kill. In this three-part series, Health24 takes a look at why this happens and finds that punishment for enuresis is all too real.

What to do if your child wets the bed

What to do if your child wets the bed | Health24

Punishing your child for bedwetting will only worsen these cases. In the final of a three-part Health24 series on enuresis, here are some tips to help parents with children who wet themselves.

Why do children wet their beds?

Why do children wet their beds? | Health24

Children who wet their bed are not lazy, naughty or disobedient, and there is a probable cause for this condition, experts say, in a second edition of a three-part Health24 series on enuresis.

FDA cautions use of mesh for pelvic organ prolapse| www.health24.com

FDA cautions use of mesh for pelvic organ prolapse | Health24

Mesh implants used to repair pelvic organ prolapse have been reclassified as 'high risk' by the American FDA.