Urinary Incontinence is more common than you would think. In fact, over 200 million people worldwide are affected by urinary incontinence. While most would rather not talk about their incontinence problems with others, we at Care Club believe it's good. Here are some myths and truths about incontinence and bladder control issues:
Myth: Only older people deal with urinary incontinence.
Truth: 25% of women over 18 leak urine involuntarily.
Myth: You should drink as little as possible to avoid bladder control accidents.
Truth: For your overall health it is vital to stay hydrated, just try not to drink in excess.
Myth: Urinary Incontinence is not that common amongst Americans.
Truth: Urinary incontinence affects over 25 million people in the United States today.
Myth: Urinary Incontinence often doesn't affect men.
Truth: About 28% of people experiencing urinary incontinence are men.
Myth: You just have to live with urinary incontinence and there aren’t many treatments.
Truth: There are many ways urinary incontinence can be reduced or eliminated with proper treatment.