Stress urinary incontinence in women: a common problem
Mike Kirby MBBS LRCP MRCS FRCPI Visiting Professor Faculty of Health and Human Sciences Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care (CRIPACC) University of Hertfordshire
Stress urinary incontinence occurs when sneezing, coughing or laughing causes accidental leaks. It is surprisingly common, affecting one in three women at some point in their lives. This article examines the causes and recommended treatment options; it also reminds you that it can happen in men too!