20% of Canadian seniors
suffer from incontinence
Individuals with incontinence
are 50% more likely to
Incontinence can become a very bothersome and embarrassing problem for those affected. Often, it negatively impacts the mood. If the condition continues to progress without adequate care, those affected may experience feelings of isolation, dependency and rejection.
Various medicines lead to bowel incontinence. These drugs may cause diarrhea, fecal incontinence, muscle or nerve damage. Below are some medications that frequently cause bowel incontinence:
Elderly Incontinence can be dealt by making a few lifestyle changes such as:
Damage to the muscles or nerves of the bladder that control holding or passing pee can result in urinary incontinence. In women, urine incontinence is common during pregnancy, menopause, and childbirth.
There are some other factors that contribute to urine incontinence; These include:
There is no connection between psychological stress and incontinence. The urinary muscles are unable to stop urine leaking. It typically occurs while you run, cough, or sneeze. All of these motions create pressure (stress) on the bladder, which leads to unexpected urinary leaks.
You can get rid of stress incontinence by: