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Medications that worsen incontinence
There are several medications that can trigger or worsen incontinence in both men and women. Check our list to see if you are affected and remember your GP...
Menopause
What Is The Menopause? The menopause signals the time in a woman's life when her menstruation (periods, monthlies) stops and her ovaries stop functioning...
Mirabegron
What Is Mirabegron? Mirabegron (which was formerly known as YM-178 or Myrbetriq) is a prescription medication for over-active bladder (OAB). or...
Mixed Incontinence
What Is Mixed Incontinence? Mixed Incontinence refers to several types of incontinence, including stress incontinence, which is the leaking of urine...
Mucous membrane
What Are Mucous Membranes? Any of the membranes lining the passages of the body, such as the respiratory and digestive tracts, that open to the outside are...
Muscle
What is Muscle? A muscle is made of fibrous tissue with the ability to contract, producing movement. It is attached to bones by tendons. What is the...
Myofascial Release
What is myofascia? Myofascia has been described as a complete body suit which runs from the top of your head down to the bottom of your toes. With no...
Myomas
What Are Myomas? A myoma, uterine myoma or uterine fibroid is a benign tumour (non-cancerous) formed from muscular and connective tissues on the wall of the...
Myomectomy
What Is Myomectomy? Myomectomy or fibroidectomy is the surgical removal of fibroids from the uterus (womb). This procedure allows the uterus to be left in...
Myometrium
The myometrium is the middle layer of the uterine wall, consisting mainly of uterine smooth muscle cells (uterine myocytes), but also of supporting...