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Treatment for Stress Incontinence

You may have wondered why your bladder is leaking urine. In women with stress urinary incontinence, pelvic muscles and tissue have caused the bladder and urethra to relax from their normal positions. 

These muscles and tissues are often weakened by:
  • Age 
  • Pregnancy
  • Hysterectomy
  • Obesity
  • Smoking

Symptoms of Stress Urinary Incontinence

If you have stress urinary incontinence, you may leak urine when you put physical stress (pressure) on your bladder. This problem may happen when you:
  • Cough, sneeze, or laugh
  • Lift something heavy
  • Exercise

To learn more about treatment for stress incontinence, call Deaconess Clinic Urology at 812-426-9855