Fifty-one percent of women over 65 struggle with incontinence and 43% of women ages 50 to 64 report some form of incontinence, but only one-third of women have discussed the issue with a medical provider, according to a study by AARP and the University of Michigan. Treatments are available, including Kegel exercises and physical therapy, as well as medication and surgery in extreme cases.
Study shows more than 50% of women over 65 struggle with incontinence
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