Bladder Leaking? Try This Chinese Secret
Dear Living Well Daily Reader,
If you’re a woman over 50, you know how fast it can happen…
A quick sneeze or chuckle can cause you to spring an embarrassing leak.
But that doesn’t mean you have to spend your golden years dodging social activities or wearing diapers.
Because brand-new research from China shows that an ancient practice can help stop your incontinence problems.
And the best part? You don’t have to take any drugs or do hours of boring pelvic exercises.
I’m talking about acupuncture, and it’s been the Chinese secret for helping with pain, headaches and stress relief for thousands of years.
In a more recent trial, researchers wanted to see if acupuncture could help with urine incontinence.
For the study, 504 women aged about 55 years were split into two groups. One got electroacupuncture, a special type of acupuncture treatment that uses a low electrical current, and the other got sham electroacupuncture treatments.
After just six short weeks of treatments, the women getting the real electroacupuncture experienced nearly FOUR TIMES LESS urine leakage than those in the sham group.
Imagine that — four times less worry about your bladder problems in just a handful of weeks.
These results were on par with the effects of pelvic floor muscle training and some incontinence drugs.
Fewer embarrassing leaks without hours of difficult exercises and drugs? Yes, please.
You can find an electroacupuncture practitioner by calling your insurance company or through acufinder.com.
Managing editor, Living Well Daily
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Written By Natalie Moore
Natalie Moore is a dedicated health researcher with a passion for finding healthy, natural, and science-based solutions. After a decade of direct healthcare experience in western and natural medicine, she was involved in public health research before joining Living Well Daily.
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