Risk Factors for Urinary Incontinence
List of Risk Factors for Urinary Incontinence
The list of risk factors mentioned for Urinary Incontinence in various sources includes:
Risk factors discussion:
Some of the same factors that contribute to nighttime incontinence may
act together with infrequent voiding to produce daytime incontinence.
These factors include
- A small bladder capacity
- Structural problems
- Anxiety-causing events
- Pressure from a hard bowel movement (constipation)
- Ingestion of bladder irritants such as caffeine and aspartame (an
Sometimes overly strenuous toilet training
may make the child unable to relax the sphincter and the pelvic floor to
completely empty the bladder. Retaining urine (incomplete emptying) sets
the stage for urinary tract infections. (Source: excerpt from Urinary Incontinence in Children: NIDDK
Risks factors for Urinary Incontinence: medical news summaries:
The following medical news items
are relevant to risk factors for Urinary Incontinence:
About risk factors:
Risk factors for Urinary Incontinence are factors that do not seem
to be a direct cause of the disease,
but seem to be associated in some way.
Having a risk factor for Urinary Incontinence
makes the chances
of getting a condition higher but does
not always lead to Urinary Incontinence.
Also, the absence of any risk factors
or having a protective factor does not necessarily
guard you against getting Urinary Incontinence.
For general information and a list of risk factors,
see the risk center.