Have you heard the joke about the old woman who took a long time in the bathroom? I have. Far more times than I care to remember. Urinary incontinence and menopause go hand in hand according to popular culture – and not without reason. Ladies, our bodies go through some dramatic changes during menopause, there’s no getting around that. Now, that does not necessarily mean that incontinence is inevitable, but it is an unfortunate reality for too many women. Let’s review some of the science behind this association.