What Women Need to Know About Bladder Control

Stress Incontinence

Stress incontinence refers to pressure on the bladder and is not related to mental health. It can be triggered by coughing, laughing, sneezing or exercise and may be particularly prevalent while sick with a cold or flu. This is the most common type of bladder problem in younger and middle-age women.

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February 17, 2014

Last Updated:
September 24, 2015