publication . Doctoral thesis . 2013

Studies on risk factors for urinary incontinence in Swedish female twins

  • Published: 20 Sep 2013
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Approximately half of all women in industrialized countries will experience urinary incontinence during their lifetime. Even though urinary incontinence is not a life threatening disease, it often has severe implications for daily function, social interactions, sexuality and psychological well-being. Moreover, urinary incontinence has a major impact on health economy and is increasingly recognized as a global health burden. Hence, identifying risk factors for urinary incontinence is of importance for individual women at risk, as well as for society’s health care costs. In the first study, the association between coffee and tea intake and urinary incontinence was...
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