Incontinence

What is the difference between incontinence pads and sanitary pads?

Incontinence

What is the difference between incontinence pads and sanitary pads?

Better protection and more discreet: why specially designed pads should be used for bladder weakness instead of sanitary pads. Check out the advantages

How to dress for exercising when wearing incontinence pads?

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How to dress for exercising when wearing incontinence pads?

Having continence problems doesn’t have to mean the end of your exercise routine. The key to preventing embarrassing leaks is planning, and the place to start is your wardrobe.

Does sex make incontinence worse?

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Does sex make incontinence worse?

Many people living with incontinence worry about the impact of incontinence on their social life, relationships and sex life. If you have concerns about incontinence in the bedroom, you’re not alone. Here’s how you can continue to enjoy a healthy sex life

Nocturnal Enuresis – how to manage night-time bedwetting

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Nocturnal Enuresis – how to manage night-time bedwetting

Wetting the bed at night is something people normally associate with children. But nocturnal enuresis, as it is also known, is more common in adults than you may think. Studies reveal that 1-2% of adults experience nocturnal enuresis.

Natural solutions for incontinence

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Natural solutions for incontinence

Is your quality of life affected by urinary incontinence? Medications and surgery are not the only treatments. Studies show that, for many incontinence sufferers, natural interventions can make a big difference in alleviating symptoms.

Is incontinence an inevitable part of aging?

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Is incontinence an inevitable part of aging?

Whatever your age, don’t allow incontinence to prevent you from living life to the full.

Putting out the fire: how to stop the burning of skin damage caused by incontinence

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Putting out the fire: how to stop the burning of skin damage caused by incontinence

As anyone who has suffered from IAD will tell you, irritated skin exposed to urine is like experiencing a severe burn...

Six healthy practices for incontinence

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Six healthy practices for incontinence

Did you know that certain exercises – from pelvic floor exercises to bladder control practice – could help strengthen your muscles and improve incontinence? Here are the top exercises known to...

Food and drink to avoid when living with incontinence

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Food and drink to avoid when living with incontinence

A healthy diet is important to maintain bladder and bowel health. As part of a continence management plan you may need to change your lifestyle and pay closer attention to your diet. Here’s a handy guide to figuring out the do's and don'ts.

Incontinence after prostate surgery

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Incontinence after prostate surgery

After prostate surgery, many men suffer from urinary incontinence, at least for a short time. Here's what you can do yourself to relieve the symptoms!

Can stress cause incontinence?

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Can stress cause incontinence?

Stress doesn’t just take a toll on your mental wellbeing; it also affects your body. Physical symptoms include headaches, upset stomach, fatigue, insomnia, frequent colds, infections, and even cardiovascular disease.

Gender differences in Incontinence pads

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Gender differences in Incontinence pads

Did you know that incontinence pads can be designed specifically for women’s body shape and for men? If you were to design a decision tree - and we did - you would put gender at the top as the first decision to make in choosing pads before you get down to

Why is my skin changing with incontinence?

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Why is my skin changing with incontinence?

When you’re struggling with incontinence, good skin care means more than simply cleaning with soap and water. Bladder and bowel leakage can take a major toll on your skin, especially the skin that comes into contact with urine or faeces.

6 tips to help you maintain a healthy bladder and bowel this summer

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6 tips to help you maintain a healthy bladder and bowel this summer

During the summer months, any pre-existing incontinence issues can be exacerbated in the hot weather. But there are things you can do to help maintain a healthy bladder and bowels. Here are six simple steps you can take this summer.

How To Maintain Good Hygiene For Someone You Care For

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How To Maintain Good Hygiene For Someone You Care For

As a carer, you already know that it is important to keep your family member or client clean and dry. Not only will this keep them healthier and happier, but it will also help them maintain their dignity at a time when they may feel vulnerable.

Alcohol and the impact it has on your bladder and bowels

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Alcohol and the impact it has on your bladder and bowels

While you might be familiar with the health detriments that alcohol can have on your heart, kidney and liver, you may not be aware of how it impacts your bladder and your bowels. Drinking alcohol regularly can cause a whole series of illnesses that affect