Incontinence is a common and often embarassing problem. As many as 1 in 10 people over the age of 65 suffer with incontinence, which can occur as a result of other conditions, and is often treatable. It's important to talk to your healthcare professional about even mild incontinence issues, because they can lead to other problems including skin and urinary tract infections. You can visit the National Association for Continence or the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney and Diseases to learn more.
Date: October 1st, 2004
As they get older, many men find themselves making more nightly trips to the bathroom. They may fear that this sort of problem is an unavoidable consequence of aging, or - worse - a sign that they have prostate cancer.