Many women experience symptoms of urinary incontinence, or the involuntary leakage of urine. Urinary incontinence can have a negative impact on an individual’s quality of life, so it is important to understand the causes and treatment options. This condition can be a result of risk factors such as age, obesity, parity with vaginal delivery and smoking. Symptoms may be experienced when there is increased abdominal pressure, such as coughing, laughing and/or sneezing. While treatment varies between women, options include pelvic floor therapy, lifestyle modifications, medical devices, medications or surgery.
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