Caffeine intake, and the risk of stress, urgency and mixed urinary incontinence.

  title={Caffeine intake, and the risk of stress, urgency and mixed urinary incontinence.},
  author={Ying H Jura and Mary Kay Townsend and Gary C. Curhan and Neil M. Resnick and Francine n Grodstein},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  volume={185 5},
PURPOSE Although caffeine consumption is common and generally believed to affect bladder function, little is known about caffeine intake and incident urinary incontinence. MATERIALS AND METHODS We performed a prospective cohort study in 65,176 women 37 to 79 years old without incontinence in the Nurses' Health Study and the Nurses' Health Study II. Incident incontinence was identified from questionnaires during 4 years of followup. Caffeine intake was measured using food frequency… CONTINUE READING
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