TIME OUT! PUT THE SPOTLIGHT ON A COMMON AND EMBARRASSING WOMEN'S HEALTH ISSUE WITH "GIRLS' TIME OUT" EVENTS ACROSS THE U.S.
During Bladder Health Awareness Month Encourage Women Not to Let Bladder Problems Interrupt Their Lives
Time out! Did you know that more than 33 million adults in the United States1 – or one in six2 – deal with bladder control problems? Many women suffer in silence, frustrated with their current treatment but unaware that other options exist. This November, in observance of National Bladder Health Awareness Month, women around the country will take a Girls' Time Out to face the moments when they have struggled with bladder control problems. For more information, visit www.FacingOurMoments.com
Read the news release for more information about National Bladder Health Awareness Month and its sponsors.
1 Serels S. The wet patient: understanding patients with overactive bladder and incontinence. Curr Med Res Opin.
2 Stewart WF, Van Rooyen JB, Cundiff GW et al. Prevalence and burden of overactive bladder in the United States.
World J Urol. 2003; 20:327-36.
As quoted in Video: "The average person with incontinence suffers four to six years before seeking medical attention." Muller N. What Americans Understand and How they are Affected by Bladder Control Problems: Highlights of Recent Nationwide Consumer Research. Urologic Nursing. 2005:25(2): 109-115.