What Is Urinary Incontinence?

Independent Living Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence is leaking of urine that you can't control. Many men and women suffer from urinary incontinence and many who do, do not tell anyone about their symptoms. They may be embarrassed, or they may think nothing can be done. So they suffer in silence.

Urinary incontinence is not just a medical problem. It can affect emotional, psychological and social life. Many people who have urinary incontinence are afraid to do normal daily activities. They don't want to be too far from a toilet. Urinary incontinence can keep people from enjoying life.

Many people think urinary incontinence is just part of getting older. But it's not It can be managed or treated. Talk to your doctor. Find out what treatment is best for you.

For more information on Urinary Incontinence visit the Continence Foundation of Australia

 

Please note:   theprofileshop does not offer, nor authorised to provide medical advice and is not accredited to dispense prescription medications. Should you require any medical attention we can only advise you to seek medical attention from a registered medical practitioner. 


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  • Jo on

    Thanks for the link, v. helpful


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