How Spring Allergies and Incontinence are Connected
by Gary Sattin on Apr 19, 2023
Say goodbye to winter and hello to sneezing fits!
As spring sets in, so do seasonal allergies. And while we've all come to expect the usual runny noses and itchy eyes, few of us are prepared for the unwelcome surprise that often accompanies them – bladder weakness.
The embarrassment of sneezing your way to a leak is just one more thing to add to the list of things you have to worry about this allergy season.
Can Seasonal Allergies Increase Your Risk of Incontinence
Can seasonal allergies cause bladder weakness? The answer is no. However, they can definitely make your urinary symptoms worse. If you're already dealing with stress urinary incontinence, which is common, then those coughing and sneezing fits can be a real challenge.
So, while your allergies aren't the root cause of your bladder weakness, they certainly don't help matters.
When Allergies Increase Your Risk of Incontinence
Allergies can also cause increased episodes of incontinence. This is due to the physical stress that sneezing puts on the pelvic floor muscles. The abdominal pressure that a powerful sneeze can create can force urine out of the bladder, particularly if the pelvic floor muscles are weakened. It is important to maintain a strong pelvic floor, especially for those who experience allergies, to minimize the risk of incontinence.
Discover the Simple Steps to Improve Bladder Control
Ignite Your Pelvic Floor Strength
Pelvic floor strength is an important part of bladder control. By performing simple exercises daily, you can improve your ability to hold urine and prevent leaks. Total Dry Blogs offers great resources, including instructional videos, to help you get started.
Other Ways to Improve Bladder Control
Additionally, taking medication for allergies or hay fever can reduce sneezing and minimize leaks. Making changes to your lifestyle, such as quitting smoking, losing weight, and getting exercise, can also help.
Lastly, adopting good bladder habits is highly recommended. These simple steps can make a significant difference in improving your pelvic floor strength and overall bladder control.
Don't Let Bladder Weakness Keep You from Enjoying Life
As you work towards regaining control of your pelvic floor, having a reliable product on hand to manage unexpected leaks can be helpful. With Total Dry Light Pads, you can enjoy both comfort and confidence during any sneezing season that may come your way. Our line of products is specially designed to handle lighter and faster flows, quickly locking away urine to keep you dry and odor-free. Our free samples program makes it easy to try them for yourself and discover the peace of mind that comes with knowing you have the right product to manage any bladder weakness.
Beat Allergy Season with Total Dry
Total Dry Light Pads are specifically designed to handle the thinner, faster flow of a weak bladder, meaning you can go about your day without worrying about any unwanted leaks. Particularly helpful for those enduring hay fever season, these pads lock urine away quickly to keep you dry and prevent any unpleasant odors from arising.
Take advantage of our free samples program to see for yourself how Total Dry Premium Incontinence products can change the game for you.