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What is the relationship between obesity and overactive bladder?

Related Topics: Overactive Bladder, Obesity

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Urinary Incontinence
University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine
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...Obesity has been identified as an independent risk factor for UI [urinary incontinence) and urgency and frequency in many studies. The incontinence seen in obesity may be related to increased weight causing more pressure on the bladder and urethra. Weight loss, even just a decrease of 5% of your weight, may improve or eliminate your bladder issues.

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