What Is Stress Incontinence?

Published on February 28, 2018 by

While it may not be a topic that many women feel comfortable discussing, vaginal health is incredibly important. There are a lot of factors that can have a negative impact on a woman’s vaginal health. Childbirth in particular can cause significant damage and issues.

Other factors, like the effects of aging, are impossible to avoid. As we age, our muscles slowly lose their strength and our tissues become stretched and begin to sag. When this occurs in the vagina, an issue known as stress incontinence may occur.

Incontinence is the inability to control your bladder. Incontinence is actually a fairly common issue amongst older women. Stress incontinence is caused by a lack of muscle and tissue strength. Women who suffer from stress incontinence may experience leaking as a result of laughing, coughing, running, and sneezing. While this issue can be embarrassing, it can be addressed and managed.

At Regional Skin and Laser Center, we now offer vaginal rejuvenation using FemTouch. This treatment uses the energy generated from CO2 lasers to stimulate the production of collagen and help to tighten vaginal tissue and strengthen the vaginal muscles. FemTouch also offers a number of other vaginal health benefits.

Contact Regional Skin and Laser Center today to schedule a consultation. We can provide you with compassionate care and help you manage your stress incontinence.