Urinary Incontinence Is Common, Often Treatable—but Hard to Discuss

    One-third of Americans over 40 suffer from it, but many people wait years to seek care, if they seek it at all


    Laura Landro

      Laura Landro

      The Wall Street Journal

    • Biography

    If the many health issues that come with aging, one of the most vexing is also among the hardest to talk about, even with a doctor: a troublesome bladder.

    Now, researchers and doctors are mounting new efforts to erase the stigma, inform patients about the best treatment options—and prevent problems from starting in the first place by promoting better bladder health.



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