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Kate Winslet Opens Up About Having Incontinence

It might be hard to believe, but even famous actresses can suffer from not-so-glamourous health conditions. Actress Kate Winslet revealed on the U.K.’s The Graham Norton Show that she has stress incontinence, which causes accidental urine leakage when the body is under physical stress like coughing, sneezing, laughing, lifting heavy objects, or exercising. …

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This App Might Help Treat Your Incontinence, Study Says

Do you pee a little when you laugh, or sneeze? It turns out there’s a good app for that. Stress  develops when your urinary sphincter (which controls the release of urine) and your pelvic floor muscles (which support your bladder) become weak. In women, the most common cause is nerve and tissue damage from childbirth, which may …

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Thinx's ‘Pee

Some 25 million Americans have urinary incontinence—and contrary to popular belief, the problem affects many young people too. Leaking can be brought on by , childbirth, even uterine fibroids. According to surveys by the National Association for Continence, one in four women over age 18 struggle with a leaky bladder. There’s no question it can be a …

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