Health Tip: What May Cause Urinary IncontinenceLast Updated: September 17, 2015.
(HealthDay News) -- The inability to fully control the bladder, a condition known as urinary incontinence, has many potential causes and treatments.
The Womenshealth.gov website says possible causes include:
- Weakening of the pelvic muscles due to pregnancy or childbirth.
- Lower levels of estrogen during menopause.
- Chronic constipation.
- Side effects from medication, such as diuretics or hormone replacement therapy.
- Alcohol or caffeine.
- Being overweight.
- Nerve damage.
|Previous: Health Tip: When a Child Has Sleep Apnea||Next: Antibacterial Soaps Fail to Beat Plain Soap|
Reader comments on this article are listed below. Review our comments policy.