You may want to look at their policies. Stress Incontinence is the most common type of female bladder leakage. When pressure is exerted on the bladder, urine is involuntarily released, leaving you damp. Sneezing, coughing, laughing, lifting heavy objects, and exercise are the most likely activities to cause stress incontinence and urine leakage. Stress incontinence is caused by a weakened pelvic floor — the system of muscles, nerves, and ligaments that support the bladder and urethra. However, a lot of it, like pregnancy and childbirth strain the pelvic floor, leaving it stretched and weakened. Weight gain and the hormonal changes of menopause can also contribute to this type of bladder leakage.
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Urinary incontinence: Treatment, causes, types, and symptoms
Stress urinary incontinence SUI happens when you experience an involuntary urine leakage with physical activity, coughing, sneezing, or other actions that put pressure on the bladder. Experts say stress urinary incontinence affects one in three women at some point in their lives. Stress urinary incontinence is seldom talked about due to embarrassment and stigma.
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