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How Common is Incontinence?

Sarah McIlvaine
Author | Shield HealthCare
03/06/17  2:04 PM PST
how common is incontinence

How common is incontinence? According to the National Association for Continence (NAFC), it affects more than 25 million Americans.

Incontinence is a symptom of underlying medical issues. Many different conditions can lead to incontinence, which is why it is important to see your doctor to determine the real cause and discuss treatments.

The infographic below will give you a better idea of how common incontinence is in the United States:


 

how common is incontinence


For more information on incontinence, including lifestyle tips and the latest news, visit our Shield HealthCare online Incontinence Community. 

Curious about the types and causes of incontinence? Learn the basics in this article: Incontinence 101.

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