Stress Incontinence

About- Stress incontinence, also known as stress urinary incontinence (SUI) or effort incontinence is a form of urinary incontinence causes loss of bladder control results in unintentional urine leakage during physical activity such as coughing, sneezing, running or heavy lifting etc.
Urine leakage may occur when we:
 Stand up
 Get out of a car
 Lift something heavy

Stress incontinence occurs due to weak pelvic floor muscles or urinary sphincter. These may lose strength due to 
 Prostate surgery
 Illnesses that cause chronic coughing or sneezing
 Frequent cough due to Smoking
 High-impact activities for long period such as running and jumping, over many years
 Excessive caffeine use
 Hormonal deficiency

Specialists to visit

 Gynecologist and Obstetrician

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