ONE IN THREE
It doesn’t happen only to the elderly. Pregnancy, childbirth and aging can all increase the likelihood of a weakened pelvic floor, which can lead to incontinence, painful intercourse and organ prolapse – even in younger women.
You’re not alone. These problems are common. As many as one in three women will experience them, though only a tiny fraction will seek help. And solutions are often simple, like special exercises, biofeedback and yoga.
The first step is talking with one of the INTEGRIS Women’s Health board-certified urogynecologists, like Dena O’Leary, M.D. or Benjamin Barenberg, M.D.
Don’t suffer in silence. Take that step today.
What is Urogynecology?
INTEGRIS is dedicated to providing women with a full range of medical and surgical therapies to assist in treatment of urinary and fecal incontinence, as well as pelvic organ prolapse. Symptoms often include leakage of urine with exercise, coughing or laughing; or the feeling of a bulge at the vaginal opening. Some women may also experience urinary frequency or urinary urgency.
Women of all ages can be affected and risk factors include family history, obstetrical history, repetitive heavy lifting and chronic constipation.