Urinary Incontinence in Women
You may reduce your chances for urinary incontinence by:
- Doing Reference pelvic floor (Kegel) exercises to strengthen your Reference pelvic muscles Opens New Window Reference Opens New Window.
- Staying at a healthy weight. For more information, see the topic Reference Weight Management.
- Quitting smoking. Smoking causes coughing, which can make it harder to control your urine. Quitting smoking relieves coughing. For more information, see the topic Reference Quitting Smoking.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference September 11, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Avery L. Seifert, MD - Urology
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