Updated 26 November 2015

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Can your Spanx cause incontinence?

Waist trainers, Spanx and other shapewear are female celebrities' secret weapons, but can they also cause incontinence and other health problems?

'I thought incontinence only affected old ladies until I got it!'

Incontinence only affects older woman, right? Wrong! 20-year-old Lauren Schmidt reveals what it's like to struggle with bladder weakness as a young adult.

Are you at risk of urinary incontinence?

Incontinence affects both men and women, young and old. Take this quiz to determine whether or not you’re at risk of developing incontinence.

Unsure about incontinence?

Our Incontinence Expert is here to answer all your questions!


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