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Are there alternative treatments for urinary incontinence?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

In general, alternative treatments are not recommended for urinary incontinence, as these forms cannot help cure the issue like traditional medicine might be able to. However, some people may benefit and find relief from acupuncture, hypnotherapy, and certain herbal remedies. As these have not been widely studied in the scientific community, however, more research is necessary to prove their usefulness.

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