Urinary
incontinence

Urinary incontinence is defined as involuntary loss of urine and has a significant impact on the quality of life of patients.

Cause

1

Pregnancy and childbirth can increase the risk of urinary incontinence.

2

Prolapse of the uterus can cause incontinence.

3

Menopausal women may suffer from urine leakage due to the decrease in estrogen levels.

4

Alcohol, caffeinated drinks or any liquid in excessive quantities can cause loss of bladder control.

5

Some drugs can induce a short period of incontinence: diuretics, estrogens, benzodiazepines, antidepressants and laxatives.

6

Some diseases: diabetes, hypertension, back problems, obesity and Alzheimer’s disease.

Different types of incontinence

Stress incontinence

When loss occurs in the presence of physical exertion.

Urge incontinence

When urinary loss presents with a sudden and compelling urge to urinate.

Mixed incontinence

Presents the characteristics of stress and urgency incontinence.

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Did you know that…?

Urinary incontinence affects many women and often remains a taboo topic.
The first step for women is the gynecological examination.

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