Incontinence: Signs it's time to speak up
It's common to feel a little embarrassed to talk to your doctor about bladder control problems. But it's a conversation worth having. Treatment can give you back some control so that you can live life the way you want to.
Incontinence: 5 signs it's time for the talk
Leaking during the course of a normal day or without warning.
A sudden urge to go that comes out of nowhere.
Not reaching a bathroom in time when you need to go.
Wetting the bed while you sleep.
Needing to go eight or more times during the day.
Don't stay silent. Try these tips to start a conversation with your doctor.
- FamilyDoctor.org. "Urinary Incontinence." https://familydoctor.org/condition/urinary-incontinence/.
- FamilyDoctor.org. "What is Urinary Incontinence?" https://familydoctor.org/condition/urinary-incontinence/.
- National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. "Bladder Control Problems (Urinary Incontinence)." https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/urologic-diseases/bladder-control-problems.