Study finds Link between Breathlessness and Incontinence

A study in Japan was conducted with 668 men aged 40 years or above.

Each of the 668 men were interviewed to determine their Urinary Incontinence status and their respiratory symptoms with the International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaire-Short Form, the Medical Research Council's dyspnoea scale and the Australian Lung Foundation's Feeling Short of Breath scale.

The results of the study show a connection between Urinary Incontinence and respiratory problems.  45% of the incontinent men showed respiratory symptoms, while 30% of them men did not show respiratory symptoms of breathlessless.