Specializes in Gastrointestinal Nursing. Has 30 years experience.
There are few things that are as embarrassing as fecal incontinence. Going out of the house to work, go to the store, or even church seems so daunting that many decide not to. Women over 40 are already known to be at a higher risk, and now research shows that menopausal hormones therapies may increase the chance of fecal incontinence.