There are several different approaches that may be used in
managing and treating incontinence. The choice of a specific
treatment will depend on the severity of the symptoms and the
extent that the symptoms interfere with lifestyle.
Click on the following links to learn about the three main
approaches to treatment: medication, retraining and surgery.
Get up to speed on the latest research and developments in
Hormones Worsen Urinary Incontinence
The Women's Health Initiative examined the effects of hormone
therapy on incontinence. Read more about their study.
A patient guide that explains the variety of treatment options
available for treating incontinence, from medicaiton to surgery to
For some individuals, treating incontinence is as simple as making
changes in your daily habits. Read this guide to learn more.
Find a list of the latest devices used to treat overactive bladder
and incontinence conditions.
Read about the simple behavioral adjustments that could improve
your struggle with incontinence.
Surgical procedures can do wonders to fight incontinence and
overactive bladder issues. Learn more about those surgical
Learn about alternative procedures for treating incontinence.
A number of medications are available that increase sphincter or pelvic muscle strength or relax the bladder, making it able to hold more urine. Medications are prescribed for all kinds of incontinence, but they are generally most helpful for urge incontinence.