Female Urinary Incontinence

Female urinary incontinence is a common urinary issue in women. Urinay incontinence is a symptom which may have one or more underlying causes. 

There are several signs that come along with female urinary incontinence. There are several signs that come along with female urinary incontinence. Major signs include mild to severe urine leakage and loss of urine when sneezing of coughing or urgency and frequency. 

Among the more common causes is stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and overactive bladder (OAB). SUI occurs when the muscles in the pelvis become weakened, preventing the urethra from properly closing so as to hold the urine in the bladder. OAB symptoms can include a strong, frequent urge to urinate with or without uncontrolled loss of urine. People with this condition typically try to change their habits and lifestyle to accommodate their condition. Medical professionals can determine the root cause by doing a complete examination and looking into the patient’s medical history.

There are several treatments for urinary incontinence. Two of the most popular are behavior therapy and medication. Behavior therapy includes limiting fluid intake at certain times during the day or night and scheduling times to use the bathroom to train your bladder. With some effort, this condition can be controlled. Generally when the underlying cause of urinary incontinence is identified treatment can be stared.