Women who have more lean muscle mass or better grip strength may be less likely to experience a common type of urinary incontinence, a study suggests. That’s because strong muscles may help counter what’s known as stress urinary incontinence, which happens when the pelvic floor muscles supporting the bladder are too weak to prevent urine leaks when people do things like cough, sneeze or exercise. Childbirth is a common reason for weak pelvic muscles, and obesity makes the problem worse. Read more.
Source: WHBL, December 15, 2016