An exercise programme to treat incontinence

Accidentally leaking urine while coughing, sneezing, laughing, lifting heavy objects, running or dancing is a problem that affects about 30 per cent of the population over the age of 40.

7th March, 2009

Accidentally leaking urine while coughing, sneezing, laughing, lifting heavy objects, running or dancing is a problem that affects about 30 per cent of the population over the age of 40.

This percentage could be higher, as the 30 per cent figure represents the reported cases. Because of the taboos associated with incontinence, it is a problem many sufferers cope with in silence, unaware that it is treatable.

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