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Get expert information on incontinence, including causes, symptoms, and treatments, along with managemnet tips.

Losing Weight May Ease Incontinence
Living With

Losing Weight May Ease Incontinence

Postmenopausal women who lose excess weight and retain muscle strength may be able to prevent or control stress urinary incontinence, research shows.

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Man in bathroom at night.
Lifestyle

Could Your Nightly Bathroom Trips Be a Sign You Have High Blood Pressure?

A new study found that those who have to pee in the middle of the night may want to get their blood pressure checked. Here’s what you need to know.

Senior woman drinking coffee with her caregiver.
Caregiving

How to Help a Loved One Maintain Dignity With Incontinence

If you care for an aging parent or spouse, it can be difficult to talk about incontinence. But finding the right products and asking a medical-equipment professional to help can ease the burden for them and for you.

Middle age woman having a hot flash from menopause.
Medication

Incontinence Drug Can Relieve Menopause-Related Hot Flashes

Researchers have found that the urinary incontinence medication oxybutynin can reduce the severity and frequency of hot flashes in menopausal women who aren't able to take hormone replacement therapy.

Woman struggling with incontinence.
Treatment

Urinary Incontinence in Women: What You Should Know

While urinary incontinence isn’t an uncommon problem for women, the silence around the topic can lead to a lot of unnecessary embarrassment. Learn the types, causes, symptoms, and treatments.

Woman sleeping in bed.
Symptoms

Tips to Help You Sleep Well With Incontinence

Can’t sleep through the night without waking up multiple times to use the bathroom? Here are steps you can take to help.

Urologist explaining urological problems to man.
Diagnosis

Men Often Delay Seeking Treatment for Urinary Incontinence

A recent study suggests many men put up with symptoms of stress incontinence for years before talking to their doctor about the problem. In fact, up to a third of men with incontinence may delay seeking treatment for more than five years.

Young woman talking to gynecologist.
Symptoms

Does Your Menstrual Cycle Affect Bladder Control?

Learn what the research says about whether there is a relationship between your period and urinary incontinence.

Roll of toilet paper.
Healthy Aging

How to Handle Incontinence, Advice from OBGYN

Stress and urge incontinence are among the top bladder concerns for aging adults.

Woman with Hands Holding her Crotch

#MSMoments: Peeing in the Middle of the Street

Urinary incontinence is an embarrassing symptom of MS that can occur at the most inopportune moments.

Advice for Men with Overactive Bladder
Risk Factors

Advice for Men With Overactive Bladder

For men who have overactive bladder, the goal of a training program is to limit urination to once every two to four hours during the day.