Urinary incontinence is a problem that affects many people and more specifically women. In the Canary Islands, 24% of women suffer from this uncomfortable situation and it is not just a menopausal problem. It affects women over 35 years old!
Are there solutions in the Canary Islands?
Yes! In the Canary Islands there are specialized centers that can solve this problem. Among the options offered to solve urinary incontinence, Ginefem is one of the most innovative centers in the field, in the island of Tenerife.
This center that specialises in the health of women, with a team led by Dr. Francisco Montes de Oca, offers the menopause laser as a real option to eradicate urinary incontinence. An innovative concept that is more related to the rejuvenation of the vagina.
Before continuing, we understand that it is important to inform who Dr. Francisco Montes de Oca is. He is the first doctor in Spain, accredited by the Institute of Vaginal Rejuvenation with Laser of Los Angeles, to apply this laser. Adding to his CV, indicate that he has been teaching these techniques through courses abroad and on the island for about 3 years.
What uses does the menopause laser have?
The menopause laser is used to:
- Reverse vaginal dryness and atrophy
- Correct involuntary urine loss
- Improves sexual satisfaction
- Correct mild genital prolapse
The procedure does not require hospitalization and the intervention lasts approximately 10 minutes, the results? The effects of the intervention are noticed after a few days and its extension over time is of several years. If an adequate maintenance of vaginal health is followed, through the use of pelvic floor exercise and adequate hydration of the area, the effect can be prolonged for a longer period.
Are you suffering from this situation?
If you are one of these women, as you can see, you are not alone and it is not a problem that affects only menopause. It is a situation that affects on a daily basis and also creates problems when practicing sexual intercourse.
Therefore, if you are in this situation, and you want to eliminate it, do not think about it any longer, because the causes are diverse and arise, as we discussed earlier, in a fairly broad age range. As a result, this incontinence is due to the disorder of the pelvic floor that has muscles and ligaments helping in the functioning of the bladder.
A disorder that emerges due to the following reasons among others:
- Due to age (menopause)
- Pregnancy (pelvic floor injury)
- Practice exercise (spinning)
With this in mind, the awareness of this disorder, is not an individual problem that affects ‘losers’, but something normal. It has a cure, there are trained specialists, eager to assist and deal with this disorder in the best way possible.
What types of treatments are there available for urinary incontinence?
If you are not interested in seeking professional help, because the disorder is mild or you do not think it is necessary. There are infinite of exercises and gels that you can practice and acquire by searching the internet. This practice is not recommended because it is always better to go to a professional and more so in this sensitive area.
With the stated above, we understand that the best option is a specialized center for these pathologies, like the one mentioned earlier. If for any reason this option is not feasible, it is advisable to start with our general practitioner, who will be the most suitable to guide us.
Are you ready to start fixing this disorder?
We hope that with the considerations presented, the decision to extirpate this disorder from your lives, becomes something common and without taboos. We all have muscular injuries that we treat with no type of reservations, this is caused due to exercise or lack of it, bad postures at work or when sleeping.
So we can state that urinary incontinence can be labeled as a muscle or ligament injury!
Extra information – if your, male partner also suffers from this disorder, let them know that although it is not so usual in males, in the Canary Islands 5% of them suffer it. They are not alone and can solve it by going to their General Practitioner or a specialist.