Can exercise prevent incontinence?

Advertisement
Advertisement
Active women age 54 to 79 years have a 30% less chance of suffering from incontinence than less active women. It may not be life threatening, but incontinence can be a humiliating burden for the aged. A study of 2,355 women, who were monitored for two years, showed that chances of suffering this affliction can be significantly reduced with regular exercise, including walking.

Continue Learning about Urinary Incontinence

Urinary Incontinence

Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence (UI) is the accidental release of urine, which can affect both men and women. Symptoms of UI may differ from person to person and the treatment options range from medications to surgery. Learn more from our ex...

perts about UI.
More

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.