Study ties smoking to bladder problems in women

09/11/2011 | Reuters

Data on 2,000 Finish women ages 18 to 79 revealed that those who smoke were three times as likely to report frequent urination and urgency compared with those who didn't smoke. However, the findings do not prove that smoking directly causes bladder problems, nor do they show a clear link between smoking and the risk of having urge incontinence. The findings appear in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

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