#033: Improving Urinary Incontinence Naturally with Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
Urinary incontinence affects 13 million American women and is a complaint that can increase with age. Urogynocologist Dr. Betsy Greenleaf explains why this often embarrassing medical problem occurs and shares natural treatments to alleviate the symptoms that often are as simple as changing what you drink!
Pharmaceuticals offered for the treatment of urinary incontinence have side effects and do not treat the underlying root cause of the disorder. Effective strategies are covered to put you back in the driver’s seat to alleviate these symptoms, including some that not only improve your urinary control but also you sex life!
Definitions of the different types of urinary incontinence
Underlying root causes of urinary incontinence under your control
Tests your doctor can perform to identify type of incontinence and bladder status
Tools and exercises to improve continence and enhance vaginal muscles and tissue
“Foods that have a high acidity level can cause irritation to the bladder and leakage.” – Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
“Looking into your diet is the first task to reduce urinary urgency.” – Dr. Kyrin Dunston
“Americans don’t eat a lot of fermented foods so we’re not replenishing our source of bacteria in our bodies.” – Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
“Your gut health is very important to your vaginal health.” – Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
“Strengthening your vaginal muscles helps incontinence and leads to better sex.” – Dr. Kyrin Dunston
“We are conditioned to seek a drug when we have a medical problem.” – Dr. Kyrin Dunston
“Dis-ease or lack of ease in the body is not a sign that you need a drug. It’s a sign that your body is telling you it’s not happy. Your job is to figure out why.” – Dr. Kyrin Dunston
“Every drug has a side effect and every drug you take, you are introducing toxins into your body.” – Dr. Kyrin Dunston