Problem

Stress incontinence

Nature:

Stress incontinence is when involuntary leakage of urine occurs when the bladder is stressed -- say, if a sufferer laughs, coughs, or plays sport. Sometimes a trickle of urine escapes, sometimes the bladder gushes.

Incidence:

Obese women are more vulnerable, as are smokers with chronic heavy coughs.

Broader Problems:
Urinary incontinence
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
07.01.2020 – 17:28 CET