- Q How can I manage my urinary incontinence?
Daily treatment for urinary incontinence should focus on treating the causes of the incontinence, which can help to reduce or eliminate accidents. Talk to your doctor about specific treatments or lifestyle changes that may help you manage your... Full Answer
- Q How common is urinary incontinence?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyEven though 1 in 4 women over 40 suffer from some type of urinary incontinence, most are too embarrassed to talk about it. Whether it's leaking a little when you laugh too hard, being unable to hold it until you reach the bathroom, or spraying instead of... Full Answer
- Q What are urodynamic tests for urinary incontinence?
Dr. Jill Rabin, Obstetrics & GynecologyUrodynamic tests check the function of the bladder. They determine whether or not the relationship between pressure and volume in the bladder is normal as it fills and if the flow rate is normal as the bladder empties. It is a sophisticated way to... Full Answer
- Q What is stress urinary incontinence?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyStress incontinence is leaking with a cough, sneeze, or other kind of physical exertion such as heavy lifting. If your pelvic floor (comprised of the muscles that support your reproductive system) is weak, it can't keep your urethra closed during... Full Answer
- Q What is urinary incontinence?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineUrinary incontinence is a fancy name for the accidental release of urine. It comes about when something interferes with the control of urine. You can have trouble holding it in (urge incontinence), you can get up a zillion times during the night... Full Answer