Urinary incontinence is the unintentional passing of urine. It is quite common problem these days and many Indians suffer from urinary incontinence. It is not just a medical problem, it effects emotional, psychological and social life as well.
What is incontinence?
The pelvic floor is a group of muscles that help to keep your bladder, vagina, uterus and bowel in place, they also help you control bladder and bowel movements. Like any other muscle in the body, it can lose tone and strength causing symptoms of urinary incontinence.
There are various reasons because of which this can happen, major causes in women for urinary incontinence are old age, side effects of medication, bladder infection, pelvic muscle weakness or thinning of the urethral lining after menopause.
Urinary incontinence is not a disease which cannot be corrected. In fact, it is quite common problem these days and can be corrected with the proper diagnosis and evaluation.