Urinary incontinence is a condition where a person is not always able to control when they need to urinate. As a result, they may suffer leaks.
There are different types of urinary incontinence, including:
Treatment for urinary incontinence depends on the type and underlying cause. It can include lifestyle changes such as bladder training, pelvic floor exercises (Kegels), dietary adjustments, and managing fluid intake
Risk factors for urinary incontinence include being older. Women who have experienced childbirth and hormonal changes are also at higher risk, but urinary incontinence can affect people of any age. It can have various causes, including weakened pelvic floor muscles, nerve damage, hormonal imbalances, certain medications, urinary tract infections, and other underlying medical conditions.