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How to Deal With Urinary Incontinence During Menopause

Rather than accept urinary incontinence as another inevitable and unavoidable side effect of menopause, you can embrace a range of simple and complex treatment options to stop and even prevent urinary incontinence symptoms, such as occasional bladder leakage and complete loss of bladder control.

One very simple thing that makes urinary incontinence especially common in women during menopause is the decrease of estrogen. When estrogen levels drop, they cause the pelvic muscles to weaken, thus making bladder control increasingly difficult. As menopause-related hormone levels continue to drop, the symptoms of urinary incontinence may worsen.