Incontinence Conditions

Around 10 million people in the UK are affected by incontinence, so you’re not alone if you have noticed symptoms. The first step to finding the right treatment is to determine which type of incontinence you have. The information below will help you to identify your condition before you visit your doctor for a proper diagnosis and advice on treatment.

Types of urinary incontinence

Like many medical conditions, there are various types of incontinence. Symptoms, causes and treatment options will differ for each. Below are some of the most common incontinence conditions.

Overflow Incontinence: Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

Overflow Incontinence: Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

Overflow incontinence accounts for around 10 to 15% of all...

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Overactive Bladder: Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

Overactive Bladder: Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

Overactive Bladder Having an overactive bladder can cause an uncontrollable...

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Nocturnal Enuresis (Adult Bedwetting): Causes & Treatments

Nocturnal Enuresis (Adult Bedwetting): Causes & Treatments

Although bedwetting – or enuresis – is commonly associated with...

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Interstitial Cystitis: Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

Interstitial Cystitis: Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

Interstitial Cystitis (Painful Bladder Syndrome) Interstitial cystitis, otherwise known as...

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Functional Incontinence: Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

Functional Incontinence: Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

Unlike other types of incontinence, functional incontinence isn’t caused by...

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Stress Incontinence & How to Treat it

Stress Incontinence & How to Treat it

What is stress incontinence? Stress incontinence is the uncontrollable leakage...

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What is Urge Incontinence and How Do You Treat It?

What is Urge Incontinence and How Do You Treat It?

Symptoms of urge incontinence Common symptoms of urge incontinence include:...

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The truth about incontinence

Incontinence is a common condition, and not something to feel ashamed of. By keeping quiet, you may be missing out on useful information that could help you overcome or manage the condition. To provide accurate answers to some of the most common incontinence questions, Dr Sara Kayat shares her expert knowledge.

The Truth Behind 3 Common Incontinence Myths

The Truth Behind 3 Common Incontinence Myths

By Sara Kayat Dr Sara Kayat, GP, is working with...

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Incontinence Facts: Causes, Diagnosis & Treatments

Incontinence Facts: Causes, Diagnosis & Treatments

Dr Sara Kayat, GP, is working with Depend to provide...

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Kidney Infections: Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

Kidney Infections: Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

What is a kidney infection? Kidney infection (pyelonephritis) is an...

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Incontinence conditions

Incontinence conditions

Understanding incontinence is the first step to managing it. The condition can be temporary – such as stress incontinence caused by pregnancy – and may be treatable.

Regardless of the type of incontinence you have, the condition is always manageable. Pelvic floor exercises, lifestyle changes and medication can all reduce the effects of incontinence.

The right product can also make managing your incontinence condition that bit easier. Explore our range to find a product that will help you keep doing the things you love, with confidence.