Most women do not need to worry about preventing urinary incontinence. This problem can be treated once it begins.
If you are considering whether or not to have a hysterectomy (removal of the uterus) and if this surgery is not essential, you should know that urinary incontinence is more common in women who have had a hysterectomy.
Estrogen replacement will not reduce your likelihood of developing urinary incontinence, although doctors once thought that estrogen could help. It is used...Read more
Previously I have discussed options for treatment of incontinence, including overactive bladder, and options one may have other than taking... Read more »
The last two SharePosts I wrote focused on alternative and complementary treatments for incontinence. This SharePost will be my last in... Read more »
Last week I wrote about individuals in “phase one” of incontinence – the pre-medical-care phase. This week is all about the “phase... Read more »
Current Media and Support Services Reduce the Stigma of Incontinence There was a time when when the topic of incontinence was taboo. I... Read more »
We each have our torches to carry, and this is mine. I am a Continence Promoter. My more formal job title is “Director of Education”... Read more »
Lifestyle Intervention Is Associated With Lower Prevalence of Urinary Incontinence The Diabetes Prevention Program Jeanette S. Brown, MD, Rena Wing,... Read more »