Both the incidence and prevalence of urinary and bladder conditions are predicted to increase worldwide between 2008 and 2018
Even a moderate amount of weight loss can go a long way toward relieving symptoms of female urinary incontinence in obese women.
A 2009 study by the University of California, San Francisco showed that women who lost as little as eight percent of their body weight experienced an average 47% reduction in episodes of both stress incontinence and urge incontinence, with some seeing the number of incontinence episodes drop by an astounding 70%.
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