The treatment of urinary incontinence: yoga

Yoga can have in addition to achieving the highest enlightenment and other, more “earthly” consequences, and very useful. Scientists think that yoga helps women get rid of urinary incontinence is a very common urological disease.

Modern interest in yoga has emerged in the Western world over 50 years ago, and over the past years, scientists have repeatedly shown the beneficial effects of yoga exercise on mental and somatic health.

Researchers from the University of California at San Francisco (University of California in San Francisco) found that meditation and performance of a complex of yoga exercises have the most beneficial effect on the condition of women suffering from urinary incontinence.

In some countries the number of women of all ages who are suffering in one way or another with urinary incontinence, is very large – this is the most common urological disease among the fair sex.

For example, in Australia up to 37% of all women in the country to have problems with retention of urine.

It is a pathological condition that significantly worsens the quality of life of patients, can develop after childbirth, infectious diseases, sometimes it may appear after nervous stress.
There are various methods of treating urinary incontinence including surgical and medications and even Botox injections into the bladder wall.

California scientists have reported effectiveness of yoga classes have a beneficial effect not only the bladder but also in other organs and systems of the body.

The researchers observed 20 women at the age of 40 who had previously tried unsuccessfully to treat urinary incontinence in different ways.
Half of the participants for 6 weeks do special yoga exercises to strengthen the pelvic floor muscles, and the remaining 10 (control group) these exercises are not performed.

A survey of participants after the end of the study showed that yoga reduced the symptoms of incontinence (the intensity of urination, the number of visits to the toilet, and the like) on average by 70% compared with participants in the control group.