Are You Like Jo?
What is Mixed Urinary Incontinence?
The majority of women suffer from some combination of Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) and Urge Urinary Incontinence (UUI). It’s important to make sure your treatment program is individualized for the type(s) you have. Frequently women with mixed incontinence will find that one or the other type is worse and should be treated first.
You Know You Have MUI if you experience the symptoms of both:
How the story ends
Jo is still considering her options. She now knows that SUI is the primary culprit of her MUI condition, and her physician has recommended that she start with medication and avoid food and drink choices that irritate the bladder. Jo is happy to start the medication, which has about a 50% effectiveness for women with SUI, but isn’t sure she has the commitment to change her diet significantly.