Urinary Incontinence

8.3 Urinary Incontinence Urinary incontinence, or involuntary loss of bladder control, is characterized by the physiologic or psychologic inability to control bladder and sphincter activities. The most prevalent types of UI include functional, overflow, stress, and urge. Symptoms for all UI types include urinary urgency, urinary dribbling, and stress symptoms. Exhibit 8-7 presents a summary[…]

Incontinence Insight

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Incontinence and Osteoporosis

A study conducted between BC Women’s Hospital and Health Centre in Vancouver, B.C. and Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C., both in Canada, emphasizes the great need for new and better treatments for Urinary Incontinence (UI). In particular, the more severe forms of UI, especially in the osteoporosis patient population. The problem of UI is especially[…]

Mixed Incontinence Treatment

Although it is bad enough that so many suffer from UI, most have either urge or stress UI. What is even more devastating is that a number of these UI sufferers actually have a combination of the two, usually referred to as mixed. This makes treatment much more difficult. It is estimated that as many[…]

Severe Urinary Incontinence Statistics In Women

According to an article on homemaker.com, urinary incontinence (UI) is very illustrative of the far reaching consequences of the condition and the less-than-adequate current treatments. Although, the main discussion of the article centered around some of the early findings related to the newer stem cell therapies, the body of the article really enumerated the staggering[…]

Incontinence Effects Women Of All Ages

An article on MedPage Today about a report in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), discussed the prevalence of urinary incontinence (UI) and other pelvic floor problems encountered by women of different age groups. The cited article makes it clear that, especially for women, UI is not just a problem for older members[…]


Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) is another new healthcare “buzz” phrase that is getting a lot of attention these days. What it simply connotes is that for almost every medical illness or condition, there is likely more than one treatment, and that it would benefit the entire healthcare system throughout the world to find out by[…]

Men Less Likely To Seek Treatment For UI

An article on RubiconHealthCare.com, Men Slow to Treat Incontinence, is very telling about the male population, especially when it comes to reporting and treating urinary incontinence (UI). The article points out, men do not get UI at the same prevalence rates as women, especially due to the childbirth and reduced estrogen problems associated with female[…]