Types of Incontinence

Types of Incontinence

If you are often experiencing loss of bladder of bowel control, it may mean you have incontinence. It is important to know which types of incontinence you have to be able to manage this condition well.

There are two main types:

Urinary Incontinence is classified into two types:

Incontinence is not a disease in itself, but a symptom of something else. A combination of many factors may be causing it and some of the things that may contribute to it are constipation, medications, diabetes, obesity and prostate problem. For women, urinary tract infections, pelvic organ prolapse, pelvic tumors, chronic or debilitating cough, and menopause are contributory to incontinence. The best way to address this condition is to consult a healthcare professional.