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“It can have a significant impact on the quality of life.” According to the National Association for Continence, two-thirds of men and women age 30 to 70 have never discussed bladder health with their doctor, and only one in eight Americans who’ve experienced loss of bladder control have actually been diagnosed.

And I wake up wet a couple of times each night,” he says. I don’t know what’s going on.” To find out, John is seeking help from both a urologist and a naturopath and has sworn off coffee, dark chocolate and other diuretics.

The one thing he’s kept, though, is his sense of humor.

Plumbing the depths But finding out what’s behind the bed-wetting can often help alleviate it, says Renee Mercer, a nurse practitioner from Elkridge, Md., who founded both Bedwetting and National Incontinence.com, online sites that cater, respectively, to kids and adults with nocturnal enuresis.

These can all lead to daytime or nighttime incontinence.” Connie, whose sister also had issues with bed-wetting as a child (her nephew is going through them now, too), says she feels she just “sleeps too hard.” “Once I go to sleep, it’s just really hard to wake me up,” she says. I just sleep so deep.” John, a 60-year-old chiropractor from Poughkeepsie, N.

A talk with her urologist and a few months of medication helped her beat the bed-wetting — and the urgency and frequency issues that went with it — but others haven’t been as fortunate, primarily because they haven't been as forthcoming.

About 26 million American adults are currently affected by urinary incontinence, according to the Simon Foundation for Continence. Jennifer Anger, assistant professor of urology at UCLA. Physicians don’t inquire about it and if they don’t inquire, it’s often not discussed.

Y., who asked that his last name not be used, attributes his plumbing problems to a number of factors: the bladder cancer he kicked 35 years ago, the “gazillion” follow-up exams he’s had where a cytoscope was inserted in his urethra, the prostate problem he’s suffered for a dozen years and the medications he takes to control it.