Why Incontinence Happens


What Type of Incontinence Do You Have?

If you have urinary incontinence, you have a tendency to accidentally leak urine. Paying attention to when and where you have bladder problems can help figure out which type of incontinence you have.   View slideshow


10 Ways to Keep Your Bladder Healthy

Most people take bladder control for granted. But for about a third of people ages 30 to 70, incontinence is a big issue. But there are steps you can take to keep your bladder healthy and minimize trouble if you do have incontinence.   View slideshow


Gotta Go? 13 Reasons for Urine Trouble

Do you have incontinence? Fortunately, there may be a clear cause, and treatments can help. Here are 13 health conditions or problems that could result in urinary trouble.   View slideshow


12 Myths and Facts About Incontinence

Urinary incontinence affects about 25 million Americans, but it is rarely talked about. Here, we set the record straight regarding common assumptions about incontinence.   View slideshow

Embarrassing Bladder Problems Solved

As many as one in three of us suffers from bladder trouble. Vaginal childbirths are often cited as a big risk factor, and being overweight ups the odds too. The good news: Bladder problems can be treated. Here, the best remedies for lasting relief.  Read More


My Incontinence Started After I Gave Birth

Karen Sebastian, age 50, started experiencing incontinence after the birth of her first child. Sebastian, who lives in Honolulu, found that physical therapy helped her symptoms.
You don't really wake up one day and have overactive bladder or incontinence. It happens over time, and you get used to it. It is kind of like someone having a shoulder or knee problem. They just tolerate it and compensate for it, until it really becomes a problem or interferes with their life.   Read More