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How much do you know about incontinence?

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Take this quiz to find out how much you know about incontinence. Answers are at the bottom.

  1. What is the most common type of urinary incontinence?
    1. urge
    2. functional
    3. total
    4. stress
    5. reflex
    6. overflow
    7. mixed
       
  2. Incontinence is a disease.
    1. true
    2. false
       
  3. Which one of the following is not a cause of urinary incontinence?
    1. weakness of pelvic and bladder muscles
    2. urinary tract infection
    3. age
    4. enlarged prostate
    5. neurological disorders such as multiple sclerosis
       
  4. Kegel exercises are used to:
    1. treat bowel problems
    2. treat urinary tract infections
    3. treat urinary incontinence
       
  5. What percentage of men over the age of 60 years suffer from incontinence?
    1. 5%
    2. 2%
    3. 15%
    4. 50%
       
  6. Can cold weather affect your incontinence?
    1. yes
    2. no
       
  7. Overactive bladder is also known as:
    1. stress incontinence
    2. mixed incontinence
    3. urge incontinence
    4. overflow incontinence
       
  8. Can carbonated drinks make incontinence worse?
    1. yes
    2. no
       
  9. Can caffeine make incontinence worse?
    1. yes
    2. no
       
  10. Can spicy foods affect incontinence?
    1. yes
    2. no
       
  11. Is constipation a cause of incontinence?
    1. yes
    2. no
       
  12. Is smoking a risk factor for incontinence?
    1. yes
    2. no

 

Answers: 1 d, 2 b, 3 c, 4 c, 5 c, 6 a, 7 c, 8 a, 9 a, 10 a, 11 a, 12 a

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