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These are the main causes of urinary incontinence

These are the main causes of urinary incontinence

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Urinary incontinence gives rise to uncontrollable and involuntary urine losses, which occur day or night. It is not a disease, but a symptom most often associated with a physical disorder. Urinary incontinence is more common with age. However, it is not only the elderly who suffer. In North America, it is estimated to affect 1 in 4 women overall (and from 60 years, at least 1 in 3). Men are twice as likely to be affected, for reasons of anatomy. Still too few people dare to talk to their doctor. In most cases, there are solutions to solve the problem or to control it successfully, even if the incontinence lasts for months or even a few years. Causes These are the main causes of urinary incontinence. They vary depending on the type of incontinence: Weakening of the pelvic floor muscles ...