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According to the National Association for Continence, more than 25 million people in the United States are affected by bladder leakage every day. Many of these people feel embarrassed by their leakage, or like they’ve lost the freedom and independence to go outside the house without constant worry. However, the majority of these cases are […]
The teenage years are already full of awkwardness and turmoil for young girls. Unfortunately, when you add incontinence to the mix, this time can become even more challenging. Teenage girls who suffer from incontinence may experience more anxiety and depression than girls who don’t struggle with this condition. In addition, incontinence can also cause embarrassing situations […]
Could the discomfort you’re experiencing be caused by overflow incontinence? Overflow incontinence is a type of urinary incontinence (lacking control over the bladder) that involves your bladder not being able to fully empty itself. The result is trickles of urine that happens fairly often. The University of Maryland Medical Center explains that there are numerous […]
Urination happens without us thinking too much about it, but that all changes when incontinence and bladder problems start. Suddenly, you are rushing out in the middle of an important meeting to make it to the bathroom in time, or getting up at 2:00 am, and again at 4:00 am, to visit the restroom. Unfortunately, […]
Everyone deserves a good night’s rest. But, waking up in the middle of the night to a wet mattress or lying awake worrying about making it to the restroom in time can keep you from getting the quality sleep you need. Adult bedwetting has many causes ranging from temporary to permanent. If incontinence is keeping […]
Incontinence is a condition that is broken down into different types, including urge incontinence and stress incontinence. Mixed incontinence is a combination of the two. Understanding mixed incontinence and what can be done about it can help you learn to live with and manage the symptoms.
How To Combat The Constant Urge To Urinate Frequent urination doesn’t have to be indicative of a health problem. For some people, frequent urination is simply be the result of drinking more than necessary. However, in some cases frequent urination can be a symptom of something else. Knowing why you urinate frequently and what to […]
Bladder leakage can happen for a variety of reasons and affects as many as 200 million adults worldwide. Knowing why your bladder is leaking is an important part of seeking treatment and staying healthy. Causes of Bladder Leakage Below are a few reasons why someone’s bladder may leak:
There may not always be a bathroom nearby when the urge hits but holding it may not be the best option. There are several reasons why holding your urine when you have to go can be harmful in both the long and short term. Knowing what makes it dangerous to hold your urine can help […]
When you’ve got to go, you’ve got to go. But unquestionably, there are some places that you’d prefer to go more so than others. For instance, the comfort and convenience of your own home bathroom versus a public restroom. Now, some studies say that public restrooms are no more dirty than your own home restroom, but […]
Dealing with incontinence is an option. Many men and women suffering from incontinence feel there’s nothing that can be done and often think they just need to live with the condition. That’s rarely the case. The first step is to speak to a doctor about the condition, learn why it is happening, and then learn […]
Although incontinence isn’t a diagnosis that many people are prepared for, living with incontinence doesn’t have to mean giving up everything you enjoy. With some smart changes, you can continue to function in much the same way that you did before.