Take multiple sclerosis urinary incontinence problem seriously. If you don’t and leave it untreated, it can lead to serious complications such as urinary infections, kidney problems, in addition of causing an issue of hygiene.
Here is how you can take care of it:
Urinary incontinence is loss of control over bladder due to disruption of nerve that sends signals to direct movement of urine in your body. Due to loss of the control, urine comes out when you are not ready.
It causes a serious hygiene issue for the patient. Sometimes it is very annoying and patients suffer mental health issues such as lack of confidence.
If you leave multiple sclerosis urinary incontinence untreated, it can lead to damage in kidneys and urinary problems such as infections and injuries.
It is important to take the issue seriously and start seeking treatments for it from the moment you come to know it first time.
The problem can be treated with help of drugs and therapeutic practices. You should consult your doctor immediately and ask for medical help to treat it effectively.
Early awareness of it is important to multiple sclerosis incontinence treatment. One of signs that indicate that you might have this problem is inconsistency in your bathroom routine. If you think you need to go to bathroom more frequently than you used to be, it is a sign you get yourself examined.
A urologist is specialist to get your examined for bladder related problems. An early appointment with them can save you from further complication and lead to an effective treatment.
While you take drugs to treat the problem, you can work out some other ways that have a therapeutic value and complement your treatment of it.
This includes reduction in water intake. A change in frequency at which you consume water. For example, drinking less amount of water – you can drink water in more intervals – can help you control the problem.
Stop or cut amount of liquid you take in other form such as juices and soft drinks. Also, cut amount of alcohol you used to consume before the problem. It would help you have a better control over bladder.
There are some exercises, which you might be recommended by your doctor or therapist, for training of bladder. It develops bladder muscles for greater control and you can effectively find a solution to your problem.
You can also work out other ways such as schedule your bathroom visits to develop some control or be mentally ready for it. This should not however stop from going to bathroom at times you feel an urge for it.
It is just that development of a schedule can help you be aware of your need and time. It would help you develop a discipline and you might be able to cut down negative impact of the problem.
Multiple sclerosis urinary incontinence is of many nerve control issues that living with MS can face. They can be affected by them to an extent, but they are very much manageable.