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The Different Types of Incontinence

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The Different Types of Incontinence

Believe it or not, incontinence is not just one thing. In fact, there are multiple forms of which you should be aware.

In fact, there are multiple forms of which you should be aware. All kinds of persistent urinary incontinence involve recurring episodes of involuntary leakage, but still, there are different types. It is not always obvious which one you may have, but your doctor can help you determine which one you have by talking to you about your symptoms and through the diagnosis process.

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The different forms of incontinence are:

STRESS OR EFFORT INCONTINENCE

Involves leakage with a cough or sneeze. This is because of a weakened muscle in the bladder called the sphincter. It can happen in women who have gone through pregnancy, childbirth, or menopause, and men can get it after their prostates have been removed.

 

OVERFLOW INCONTINENCE

Involves the continual leakage of urine. Prostate gland conditions, a blocked urethra, and nerve damage (such as from uncontrolled diabetes, multiple sclerosis, or an injury to the spinal cord) can all cause Overflow Incontinence.

 

URGE INCONTINENCE

Involves a sudden feeling that you need to go. Overactive bladder is a type of Urge Incontinence, and it is triggered by bladder spasms. Your risk is higher after pregnancy or if you are overweight.

 

FECAL OR DOUBLE INCONTINENCE

Involves the involuntary release of faeces or faeces and urine simultaneously. Common causes of Faecal Incontinence include muscle problems, nerve damage, and certain illnesses.

 

MIXED INCONTINENCE

Involves a variety of specific symptoms resulting from weaker bladder muscles. It is more common in older women and can often be treated with lifestyle therapy. You can also experience temporary Urinary Incontinence, which can happen if you drink too much caffeinated coffee or tea, over-hydrate, drink alcohol, or take certain medications.

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We understand that dealing with incontinence can be difficult at times and that is why Wearever makes every effort to ensure that our products remain affordable, comfortable and healthy for your use. Across a range of UK studies, the prevalence of any incontinence averages out at around 40% for women and 10% for men. Incontinence with impact on life is estimated around 30% for women. For those aged 40 or more, storage disorder as a whole affects around 39% of women and 29% of men. Incontinence becomes more common as one advances in age. Above all, it limits your freedom to do the things you once loved to do.

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