Understanding the Urinary Process

Stress Urinary Incontinence

Knowing what incontinence is and why it happens are your first goals. You don’t have to live with incontinence. Having a basic understanding of the normal male urinary process will assist in understanding the different types and causes of urinary incontinence.

When urine is created by the body, it gets stored in the bladder until one feels the need to urinate.

Muscles called sphincter muscles help to keep the urine in the bladder by keeping opening of the urethra closed.

The urethra is a tube that runs through the prostate and allows urine to flow out of the bladder. When it is time to urinate, the sphincter muscles relax, and urine is able to exit the body via the urethra.

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Discover the answers to common incontinence questions including causes, symptoms, and treatments from a qualified practice nurse.

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Valuable resources to explore the best incontinence treatment options.

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Behavioural Modification

Patient Stories

Hear how incontinence has impacted the lives of other men and couples.

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Treatment Options

Talk to a urologist about treatment options for urinary incontinence.

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Partner Perspective

Partner Perspective

Understand the burden of incontinence from a partner or loved one’s perspective.

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Take the Quiz

Take our quiz to identify if you are experiencing urinary incontinence symptoms and help kick-start the conversation with your doctor.

Questions to Ask

Helpful hints on how to start the conversation with your GP or urologist, and other useful resources.


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