The part of the body of a vertebrate containing the digestive and reproductive organs; the belly.
Relating to the abdomen.
Deviating from what is normal or usual, typically in a way that is undesirable or worrying.
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Involuntary urination during the night.
Pelvic floor exercises
Exercises to strengthen the pelvic floor muscles.
Pelvic floor muscles
The pelvic floor muscles are a group of muscles that stabilise and support your spine. They also help control the emptying of the urinary bladder and the rectum.
Organ in the abdomen in which urine is collected.
Bladder training aims to improve urination behaviour and improve bladder function.
The small and large intestine.
The front part of the lower body – the abdomen.
A natural chemical with stimulant effects. Can be found in coffee and tea.
(Relating to an illness) Persisting for a long period of time, or constantly recurring.
Obstruction of the bowel.
This means that a product has been tested on human volunteers in order to determine whether or not it causes skin irritation.
A disorder of the metabolism causing excessive thirst and the production of large amounts of urine.
Involuntary urination, especially by children at night.
Waste matter remaining after food has been digested, discharged from the bowels; excrement.
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Expel air from the lungs with a sudden sharp sound.
The accidental loss of urine or faeces.
A disease caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells in the body.
An organ in the human or animal body which secretes particular chemical substances for use in the body or for discharge into the surroundings.
Light urinary incontinence
Accidental loss of a few drops or small amounts of urine.
Moderate urinary incontinence
Accidental loss of small and sometimes larger amounts of urine.
Heavy urinary incontinence
Accidental loss of large amounts of urine, often not reaching the toilet in time. Little or no bladder control.
The period in a woman's life (typically between the ages of 45 and 50) when menstruation ceases.
The micturition reflex normally produces a series of contractions of the urinary bladder.
A rounded knotty depression in the centre of a person's belly caused by the detachment of the umbilical cord after birth; the umbilicus.
Blockage of the intestine, often with hardened stool.
Also called bowel incontinence, anal incontinence, accidental bowel leakage, or (in some forms) encopresis, is a lack of control over defecation, leading to involuntary loss of bowel contents - including flatus (gas), liquid stool elements and mucus, or solid faeces.
Post-micturition dribble (PMD)
The 'dripping', or PMD, is the involuntary loss of a few droplets or amounts of urine after a normal toileting, when the bladder appears to be empty.
The prostate is a small gland in the pelvis - found only in men.
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The final section of the large intestine, terminating at the anus.
A condition where there is involuntary emission of urine when pressure within the abdomen increases suddenly, such as coughing or jumping.
A common form of incontinence. Urge incontinence is an urgent desire to pass urine, which sometimes leaks before having time to get to reach the toilet.
No control over the bladder, which results in loss of urine.