Overview & Facts

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.

Incontinence in Women

What is urinary incontinence in women?

What Happens

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

What Causes It

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

What Increases Your Risk

Sometimes, several factors may combine to cause urinary incontinence.

Preventing Incontinence

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

Incontinence & Menopause

As you go through menopause, it may become harder to control your bladder. Here's how to take charge of the situation.