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
Every month, Dr. Sobol answers your questions about incontinence. Send questions for Dr. Sobol to... Read more »
A family member called me this week regarding a friend who was having a painful pressure sensation in her pelvic area. After testing... Read more »
It is important that we don't allow incontinence to limit our activity level. I say "allow" because it is a choice. If we pass on... Read more »
Estrogen is a natural hormone in the female body. As we age, we all experience a gradual loss of estrogen and the rate at which we lose... Read more »
Lifestyle Intervention Is Associated With Lower Prevalence of Urinary Incontinence The Diabetes Prevention Program Jeanette S. Brown, MD, Rena Wing,... Read more »