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.
 
Symptoms-
Urine leakage may occur when we:
 Cough
 Laugh
 Sneeze
 Jump
 Stand up
 Get out of a car
 Lift something heavy
 Exercise
 Intercourse
 
Causes-

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

Specialists to visit
 Urologist

 Gynecologist and Obstetrician

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Stress incontinence
References-
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.nhs.uk

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