Light Urinary Leak affects more than 30% of women worldwide. In fact, 2 in 3 women would experience light urinary leakage in their lifetime and most first experience light urinary leakage in their 30s.
The common causes for light urinary leakage are pregnancy, childbirth as well as ageing. Other causes are:
Sometimes, coughing, sneezing, lifting something heavy or not being able to find a toilet immediately could also cause light urinary leakage.
The length of the female urethra is only 3-4cm, and it extends directly downwards. Stress Urinary Incontinence occurs when you sneeze or cough, adding pressure on the urethra. Urinary tract infection happens when bacteria enter through the urethra easily and attacks the bladder, hence causing cystitis (bladder infection).
Kegel is an exercise that helps tighten pelvic floor muscles. It is easy, can be done anytime, anywhere discreetly. Only you will know it! There are 2 ways which the Kegel exercise can be performed (make sure bladder is emptied), ideally to be done 3 times daily:
By incorporating Kegel exercise into your everyday lifestyle and using the correct pad for light urinary leak, you can continue to live life to the fullest and pursue your passions in life!