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  1. Hysterectomy Patients May Face Incontinence Later

    Aug. 15, 2000 -- Even after having suffered through bleeding or pain, then agonizing over the decision whether to have a hysterectomy, and then going through and recovering from the surgery, women may still have to face a possible side effect from the surgery later in life: incontinence. Women 60 ye

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  2. Watch the Lattes: Too Much Caffeine May Lead to Bladder Problems

    July 21, 2000 -- Do you live for latte? Crave cola? If you're a woman, take heed: Researchers say drinking too much caffeine may put some women at risk for a difficult and embarrassing bladder control problem as they age. In a study of more than 250 women who were being evaluated for urinary inconti

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  3. Collagen Injections Can Halt Stress Incontinence

    May 3, 2000 (Atlanta) -- Collagen injections appear to be a good option for women who suffer from severe stress incontinence but don't want to have corrective surgery. Stress incontinence is the sudden leakage of urine caused by physical activities that put stress on the abdomen. In a study of 55 wo

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  4. Urinary Incontinence Among Men More Common Than Thought

    April 4, 2000 (Cleveland) -- Urinary incontinence among men is more common than previously thought, according to a new study, and most men appear to be suffering in silence, possibly because their physicians never ask about incontinence. About a third of the men in the study "said they had some leak

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  5. New Help for Incontinence

    Any time 57-year-old Brenda Cayton of Grimesland, NC, went on a road trip, she had to study her route carefully to make sure she could find a restroom every half hour or so. "If I so much as sneezed, I would absolutely drown myself," Cayton says. Cayton suffered from "stress incontinence" -- a condi

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  6. In Postmenopausal Women, Risk Factors for Incontinence Differ Depending on Disorder's Type

    Nov. 16, 1999 (New York) -- According to a study published in the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology, risk factors for involuntary leakage of urine (urinary incontinence) in postmenopausal women are specific to the type of incontinence that develops: ? "Stress" incontinence, which results from coughi

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  9. Incontinence at Work

    Incontinence at Work

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