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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

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.

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

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

Ways to Fight Incontinence

These lifestyle measures can help you take control.

By E. James Wright, M.D.

How to Deal With Stress Incontinence

Recovering bladder control following a prostate procedure can be a slow process that may take months. Try these approaches to help manage incontinence.

By HealthAfter50

When Your Incontinence Is a Symptom of Something Else

I always find it interesting that while I am taking care of a patient for something, often another family member will say to me, “You know, I should come see you.” Many times it is for incontinence, and it is something they have been dealing with for ...

By Jennifer Sobol, D.O.