Often, incontinence as a result of a health condition can be treated, managed or resolved. Although we don’t provide medical advice for health problems or medication recommendations, you can find more information by following the links listed under each topic and visiting reputable sites that provide detail and helpful information. We provide a comprehensive list and definition of health conditions and assist you in locating more information.
Autism Help Network
Urinary and fecal incontinence as a result of Alzheimer’s is common, though not always a direct result of the disease. Urinary or fecal incontinence in Alzheimer patients can also be attributed to medications, and cause should be investigated by a physician.
Autism affects 1 in 150 children. A diagnosis can fall anywhere in the Autism Spectrum of developmental disorders ranging from impaired social interaction, problems with communication, as well as repetitive, unusual or limited activities.
Autism Help Network
International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders
Urinary incontinence as a symptom or result of treatment is associated with prostate, bladder and other forms of cancer.
National Cancer Institute
American Cancer Society
National Prostate Cancer Coalition
Urinary incontinence or poor bladder control is higher in women and men with diabetes.
American Diabetes Association
National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearing House urinary incontinence in men
National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearing House, urinary incontinence in women.
Urinary incontinence or bladder dysfunction is a symptom of multiple sclerosis, as a result of the disease blocking nerve signals to the bladder.
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Multiple Sclerosis Foundation
Bladder control problems are often attributed to either neurological or mobility for those diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.
Parkinson's Disease Foundation
National Parkinson Foundation
Damaged nerves that control the bowel or bladder are associated with urinary and fecal incontinence in Spina Bifida patients.
Spina Bifida Association
Mayo Clinic Women's Health