Urinary Incontinence-1Urinary incontinence is a problem that affects both men and women – occurring when a person
If you have urinary incontinence, you have a tendency to accidentally leak urine. It may happen when you cough, sneeze, or laugh, or if you feel a strong urge to go to the bathroom but can’t get there in time. Urinary incontinence can make you feel embarrassed, but don’t be—there are treatments that can help.
accidentally releases urine when he or she coughs, sneezes, jogs or laughs.
Causes for this disorder can include:
- Pregnancy and childbirth
- Bladder issues
- Obstruction
- Enlarged prostate
- Prostate cancer
- Neurological disorders such as multiple sclerosis (MS) and Parkinson’s disease
Chronic urinary incontinence can range greatly in severity, disturbing anyone’s life.
Fortunately, there are a variety of treatment options available:
- Bladder training
- Pelvic floor exercises
- Medications – both oral and topical
- Medical devices
- Botox treatment
- Surgery
If you think you may suffer from urinary incontinence, be sure to talk to your doctor.  It is important to get a proper diagnosis for this condition in order to get the right treatment.