Surgery can improve or cure incontinence if it is caused by a problem such as a change in the position of the bladder or blockage due to an enlarged prostate. It is thought to be due to spasms of the bladder muscles. Plugs, medicines and surgery Your doctor has other tools he can use. It's just that they've reached the tolerance of their own tissues. The rates of urinary incontinence increase with age: These drugs include D etrol, Oxytrol, Ditropan, and Sanctura -- all with similar effectiveness and similar side effects, like dry mouth and constipation, says Galloway. With this technique the clock dictates your toilet visits, not your bladder.
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There's also a traditional Chinese therapy involving vaginal weights, which Galloway says are very effective. There are several different types of urinary incontinence: If you can't empty your bladder every time you go to the bathroom and experience a frequent or constant dribbling of urine, you have overflow incontinence. At least, we think that's how it works," he says. There are many ways to treat urinary incontinence. When more conservative measures have failed, medications - then surgery - are the alternatives, says Galloway.