Incontinence

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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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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.

By The Candid Caregiver

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.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

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.

By Martin Reed

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.

By Diane Domina

Does Your Menstrual Cycle Affect Bladder Control?

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

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

How to Handle Incontinence, Advice from OBGYN

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

By Carol Bradley Bursack

#MSMoments: Peeing in the Middle of the Street

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

By Lisa Emrich

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.

By HealthAfter50

Botox Risky for Urge Incontinence

Results of a recent study comparing Botox to sacral neuromodulation for urge incontinence show that, while onabotulinumtoxinA produces slightly better results, it increases the risk for adverse effects

By Diane Domina

How Women Can Cope With Incontinence

It can be embarrassing to tell your doctor you have bladder control problems. The good news is that eight in 10 women who seek treatment find relief.

By HealthAfter50

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