Urinary incontinence is a disorder, wherein the urinary bladder looses its capacity to hold the urine. We have already discussed in this section, at an earlier date, the symptoms and the classification, of the various stages of the disease.
Here we intend to discuss the common hazards, that may increase your chances of becoming a victim to the disease. For instance, high cholesterol levels in the blood, increases the chances of a heart attack. Hence cholesterol is considered a hazard to heart attack. Similarly we shall discuss about the incontinence disease.
Read on ahead, to get to know better, the common hazards to incontinence disease.
The midriff is the region of the body, that encapsulates most of the body fat. The added pounds, around the midriff, of an obese person, exerts extra pressure on the urinary bladder and the adjacent muscles.
With time, and continuous pressure, the muscles get weakened, hence increasing the chances of an accidental leak, with the slightest of increases in the pressure levels, that may have been brought about by a sneeze or a cough.
Moreover, smokers also have the tendency of frequenting the bathroom more often than regular people.
3Gender and Age
Certain aspects of womanhood, such as child birth and menopause makes the development of incontinence, more of a likelihood.
In the case of old age, the chances of developing a case of incontinence is heightened manifold. The muscles of the bladder, and urethra become more feeble with age. Hence the capacity of the bladder, to hold more urine, decreases dramatically.
It might just mean, that the frequency of urination may only increase, without an actual development of a case of incontinence.
Yet been a woman and been old, are individual hazards to incontinence. Nothing personal from the author’s side.
People with high caffeine intake, per day have more chances of developing the incontinence disorder, than people whose consumption per day is low to minimal.
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