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Welcome to the Incontinence Channel
Incontinence can be an inconvenient or even embarrassing condition, especially if you don't understand the reason for it and it has a major impact on your daily life. It affects both men and women, and is not necessarily a condition associated with aging. In some cases, it can be an indicator that something more serious is going on. Fortunately, many treatments are available to help manage and treat incontinence, whatever the cause.
Welcome to the Incontinence Health Channel by eMedTV. Our Incontinence Health Channel contains a wealth of information designed to help you better understand this condition, from what can cause it, things that can help prevent it, to how it can be treated. In addition, we have articles discussing male incontinence, cystoceles (a common cause of the condition), and Kegal exercises (which can help strengthen bladder muscles, preventing some symptoms of incontinence).
We also have information on a wide range of medications available to treat incontinence, depending on its cause. Some medications discussed in this health channel include Detrol® LA, Enablex®, Ditropan®, Oxytrol®, Sanctura®, and VESIcare®. These articles provide dosing information for the drugs and offer helpful tips on how and when to take them. They also include things you should discuss with your healthcare provider prior to beginning treatment.
You can begin your eMedTV incontinence experience in several ways: You can click one of the featured links located on this page. You can also start with the health topic section on the left side to find a topic of interest. If you do not find the specific information that you are looking for in these two locations, use the Search box at the top of this page.
Learn More on eMedTV
Incontinence in Women and Children
Overactive Bladder Medications
Medications and Their Side Effects