The average woman will experience bladder leakage up to 20 times a day, which is why it’s essential to know the causes of leaks and how they can be prevented. There are many questions that you may have about your leaky bladders:
– What do they mean?
– Why am I leaking now more than others in recent weeks/months etc.?
– What can I do?
We’ve put together this guide to help you understand what bladder leakage is.
Also known as urinary incontinence, bladder leakage is the involuntary release of urine from your bladder. This can be anything from a mild spurt when laughing to regular release during an active day for you, and it doesn’t matter if this happens suddenly or gradually over time.
Facts on bladder leakage:
– Bladder leakage is more prevalent in females than males.
– Many women begin to experience bladder leakage symptoms in their 40s and 50s
– There are three types of bladder leakage.
– Obesity, pregnancy, and menopause are some of the risk factors for bladder leakage.
– There are three types of urinary incontinence