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Why put up with a leaky bladder?

Monday, 24 June 2013, 10:43 am | NZ Continence Association

1.1 Million New Zealanders experience incontinence (bladder and bowel problems; that is 1 in 4 people.You wouldn’t put up with a leaking roof - why put up with a leaky bladder. More >>

New Zealand Continence Awareness Week plans underway

Wednesday, 20 June 2012, 3:45 pm | NZ Continence Association

New Zealand Continence Awareness Week plans underway The New Zealand Continence Association is preparing for their national annual awareness week to be run from the 24th to the 30th of June this year. Awareness week is run as a part of World ... More >>

Thousands of Kiwis Needlessly Suffering in Silence

Tuesday, 1 November 2011, 10:05 am | NZ Continence Association

Hundreds of thousands of New Zealanders over the age of 15 are suffering from some form of incontinence, costing the country billions of dollars every year. According to the New Zealand Continence Association, there are more than 600,000 Kiwis over ... More >>

Hidden Danger of Exercise for New Mothers

Monday, 20 June 2011, 4:04 pm | NZ Continence Association

Women are bombarded with increasing media pressure to regain their pre-baby figure, which often results in women returning to intense exercise too soon and ending up with problems. Some types of exercise can cause or worsen pelvic floor problems, ... More >>

Hidden Danger of Exercise!

Monday, 20 June 2011, 9:40 am | NZ Continence Association

Did you know that almost every exercise you do affects your pelvic floor? And that some exercises can actually harm these muscles, leading to bladder or bowel control problems? More >>

Continence concerns for aging population

Thursday, 16 September 2010, 1:27 pm | NZ Continence Association

The New Zealand Continence Association (NZCA) is calling on the Government to address concerns about continence services available for over-65 year olds. More >>

Caring for Kiwi Carers

Thursday, 3 September 2009, 3:05 pm | NZ Continence Association

Continence is a hidden problem in Kiwi families.  At least 420,000 New Zealanders * care at home for an ill, disabled or elderly family member, helping with personal care tasks such as showering and toileting. More >>

Continence Awareness Week 1-6 September 2008

Thursday, 28 August 2008, 9:58 am | NZ Continence Association

New Zealanders know what it’s like to experience “Life’s little spills”. Loss of bladder or bowel control regularly affects nearly 600,000 of us. Mothers and children are especially vulnerable and the focus of this year’s Continence ... More >>

Continence Awareness Week 1-6 September 2008

Monday, 4 August 2008, 11:14 am | NZ Continence Association

New Zealanders know what it’s like to experience “Life’s little spills”. Loss of bladder or bowel control regularly affects nearly 600,000 of us. Mothers and children are especially vulnerable and the focus of this year’s Continence ... More >>

Men’s Health - Is your plumbing in order?

Monday, 27 August 2007, 10:30 am | NZ Continence Association

New Zealand men are being urged to check their plumbing is in top condition this week. Almost 60,000 men live with incontinence but many don’t do anything about it with research showing that 30% of men who visit a doctor experience bladder and ... More >>

Don't Ignore Bladder Problems

Friday, 1 September 2006, 9:31 am | NZ Continence Association

It wont go away. Left untreated, it will most likely get worse. One of the most common causes of bladder weakness in women is the effect of pregnancy and childbirth on the pelvic floor muscles and nerves – which in turn can adversely affect bladder ... More >>

Continence Awareness 4 ~ 10 September

Thursday, 1 September 2005, 9:48 am | NZ Continence Association

About a third of the people waiting for a GP have an incontinence problem, but 70% of them won't tell their GP about it. More >>

Wise women will want to know

Thursday, 1 September 2005, 9:44 am | NZ Continence Association

A "misbehaving bladder" can be made to behave! Urine leakage is common during pregnancy and after childbirth - about 1 in 3 women who ever had a baby wet themselves. It's nothing to be sneezed at. And it's no laughing matter! More >>

Continence Awareness 4 ~ 10 Sept

Thursday, 1 September 2005, 9:29 am | NZ Continence Association

Over 280,000 NZ’ers have poor bladder or bowel control. One in three women who ever had a baby wet themselves. More >>

Life Without Limits Week - Continence Awareness

Thursday, 1 September 2005, 9:29 am | NZ Continence Association

Latest research - a ground-breaking study - shows that up to 84% of women with stress urinary incontinence can be dry with continence physiotherapy More >>

Incontinence Awareness Month - September

Friday, 29 August 2003, 10:13 am | NZ Continence Association

Incontinence, the loss of bladder and/or bowel control, affects over 280,000 New Zealand men and women of all ages. More >>

 

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