Stress Urinary Incontinence in Women, Animation

Stress Urinary Incontinence in Women, Animation


Stress urinary incontinence in women
Urine is produced in the kidneys and stored in urinary bladder. Urination is the process
of emptying the bladder through the urethra that connects the urinary bladder to the external
urethral orifice. There are two sphincters, or valves, that keep the urethra closed to
prevent leak: internal urethral sphincter located at the neck of the bladder, and external
urethral sphincter located right above the external urethral orifice and is supported
by the pelvic floor muscles. When the bladder is full, stretch receptors in the wall of
the bladder send a signal to the spinal cord and the brain. At times when it’s not appropriate
to urinate, the brain sends back an inhibitory signal to keep the sphincters closed and prevent
voiding. When you wish to urinate, this inhibition is removed, the spinal cord instructs the
muscle of the bladder — the detrusor muscle – to contract and the sphincters to open to
let the urine out. In stress incontinence, small amount of urine
leaks when the person is sneezing, coughing, laughing or having any activity that creates
abdominal pressure on the bladder. This usually occurs because the pelvic floor muscles are weakened and can no longer support the sphincters. In women, this typically happens as a result
of pregnancy, childbirth during which these muscles are overstretched. In most cases, this condition can be treated with exercises that strengthen pelvic floor muscles.

15 comments on “Stress Urinary Incontinence in Women, Animation

  1. izz aldeen Ibrahim Post author

    you shouldnt put the subtitle over an important part in the animation!!!!
    add an extended area and put the subtitles there,plz

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  2. Sunny-D Curles Post author

    Question: Why do they usually only address women who have already had babies or are pregnant? Why not address those of us who struggle with stress urinary incontinence who have not been pregnant or had babies, before? I have issues with stress incontinence as a young woman and want to see more videos about that. Whenever I laugh, cough, sneeze, or lift heavy objects, I might leak a little. I want to treat it as soon as possible, before it progresses to having worse accidents. Yes, I will see a doctor.

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  5. Daneen Khan Post author

    I have problem of discontinuous urine my all tests are fine but I'm facing this issue many doctors checked me but they didn't understand this problem then all are saying go to a physician plz tell me remedy or medicine about this problem

    Reply

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