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    Incontinence is not inevitable with age. It is treatable and often curable at all ages. If you experience incontinence, it may help you to remember that loss of bladder control can be treated.

    What Is Incontinence In Women?

    What is urinary incontinence in women?

    Urinary incontinence in women may be temporary or long-term.

    Causes

    Stress incontinence and urge incontinence are the most common types of urinary incontinence in women.

    Are You at Risk?

    Sometimes, several factors may combine to cause urinary incontinence.

    Because diabetes can damage nerves that control bladder function, it can be a factor in incontinence. This link takes you to an outside site.

    Prevention

    There are some ways to reduce your risk of developing incontinence.

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