Urology Awareness Month: Debunking 3 common incontinence myths

Those affected by changing urology health will know how challenging it is to adapt to new habits. From seeking out toilets before you leave the house to getting used to new treatments, incontinence can turn life upside down at times. 

This is not helped by the myths that you can stumble across when you’re surfing the web. Whether it’s prostate cancer, kidney stones, incontinence or UTIs, 1 in 2 of us are very likely to experience a problem with our urology health in our lifetime - that’s why it’s so important to get the facts straight. 

This month, The Urology Foundation are spearheading a month-long campaign to increase awareness of urology and breakdown the stigma that currently comes with urological conditions. They are encouraging everyone to actively take care of their urology health by raising money to fund research and widen understanding of continence. 

A key part of raising awareness of any condition is making sure that the information that’s being shared about it is evidence-based. At talkhealth, we pride ourselves on sharing trustworthy advice. That ‘s why, to mark Urology Awareness Month, we are debunking 3 of the most common incontinence myths...