There is an interesting relationship between anxiety and leaks. Not only does anxiety turn on your sprinkler systems, but leaks can amp up your anxiety and cause you to leak MORE. Talk about a double whammy. Relax your pelvic floor as I uncover what leaks and anxiety have to do with each other. To even think about having an accident could make you anxious.
Peeing your pants: Why do people urinate when they're scared?
Suddenly, you jump to your feet! Your whole body is flooded with crippling fear…. But why? Bladder control can be broken down into three separate brain systems. Each one is in communication with the other, but performs a different function. This area is in constant contact with the bladder and recognizes when it becomes full. According to Brian Palmer of slate.
How do I stop freaking out about urination? It's intruding more and more in my life and I don't know what I can do to fix it. Over the course of college, I had two incidents in which I wet myself. In one, alcohol was involved I also had a couple of close calls that required public urination
If you also do, you may have noticed MANY commercials selling adult diapers or medications for urinary incontinence. The people in these commercials are attractive older women, and appear very happy that their adult diapers fit beautifully under their tight-fitting clothes. As a pelvic health physical therapist, these commercials drive me crazy since I know that urinary incontinence is treatable, it affects MEN and women, and for many, all it requires is some education, lifestyle changes and exercise.