Accidents And Aging: Learn How To Avoid Them
Last month we talked on Frailty what it is how to prevent them or prevent it from getting worse. And what's on on topic for incontinence today. How is that tied into aging? Well, where do I start work anymore massage? And the very important and interesting one and I think as we get into the conversation, I'd like to get couple of things out there straight away. And the first thing is incontinence and aging are not the same thing incontinence at any age is not normal as we get older and if we start experiencing incontinence episodes, we shouldn't just say well, what do you expect? I'm eighty-five. I'm ninety, of course big things happen. No, it is not normal to get incontinence. So if that is happening medical attention should be sought because yes, of course we experience in certain changes down there in terms of our blood urination powers that are all talk about these physiological changing changes in our body systems. However, incontinence is abnormal. The second the second thing is it can happen at any age Adventure year old can be incontinent yet. A ninety-year-old lady can be absolutely fine with her countenance. So these are the two important facts to consider when it comes to the engine changes incontinence. I think we're mainly will be talking about bloggers today. I think it would be too much we will maybe talk about bowels if you have any questions, but let's concentrate on the bladder or in today's podcast. So wage it comes to changes aging changes, of course their bladder muscle which recalled the truth and muscle does get a little bit of a mind of its own and often get more contractions more involuntary contractions and suddenly out of the blue you might have been to the toilet only half an hour ago and you start getting urges. So that's one of birth. Changes we experience the capacity or how much urine the bladder can hold before. It tells your brain that you need to empty your bladder that capacity goes down as well. And then of course, let's not forget this way grow older. We develop other problems most commonly Mobility problems arthritis muscle weakness. And of course the pure ability to go to the toilet becomes a challenge and not getting there in time. Sometimes can lead to them little accident. So these are off main page and changes we need to know about and of course these couples ways either changes in their body. For example, as we grow older we develop some Faron and hardening of the blood vessels on the brain will call that small vessel ischemic changes of small vessel disease and that of course has an impact of course wage. Our blood is regulated by multiple mechanisms. But mainly by the brain if you get the blood vessels of the brain fed up that will have impact on your blood on and so forth cause the blood it to a contract involuntarily. So these These are the main main engine changes we need to be aware of makes sense. So we need to take care of our brains that we don't have or bathroom issues that small site Jimmy and if we go further into the you made a really good point there because we need to take account of our brain people with Strokes people who go home and let's say there are many of the reasons for strokes but the most common causes smoking crack diabetes obesity. And so this risk factors lead us to have recovered strokes. And of course Strokes is one of the main risk factors for developing blood problems as well. A lot of patience with stroke do develop incontinence do develop these involuntary contractions which in medical terms of recall all were active bladder syndrome. So it leads to urge incontinence but they're simple mechanism is imagine your bladder it consists of one muscle which is called the truth of muscle and it just contracts went down involuntarily. So that's a basic so of that overactive bladder syndrome is one of the commonest conditions which we see in our poor stroke patients. So absolutely take care of your brain. That's the one thing doctors don't seem to know how to fix too. Well, so preventive measures are definitely a good idea. I'm talking about the nerves. I mean we touched on the brain but talking about the nerves, of course, there is a I mean the blood is no regulated, of course amongst many other dog. Mechanisms other you illogical conditions are common causes for all worked up blood and generally blood of problems countenance problems. It's a multiple sclerosis for example and Walterboro, Ms. Patients experienced problems with continents. And of course, let's not forget dementia acute delirium episodes. She consents disease beliefs goes on.