By VINCENT FIORICA, MD
What is urinary incontinence (UI)?
UI is the loss of urine control, or the inability to hold your urine until you can reach a restroom.
According to the National Association for Continence, approximately 25 million adult Americans experience temporary or chronic urinary incontinence. UI can strike at any age. Women over age 50 are the most likely to develop UI although men can be affected as well.
Urinary incontinence may be a temporary condition, resulting from an underlying medical condition. It can range from the discomfort of slight losses of urine to severe, frequent