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Urinary incontinence is a condition that affects about 25 million North Americans, and potentially millions more that are too embarrassed to seek treatment. There are various types of incontinence: stress incontinence, which is the leakage of urine when laughing, sneezing or coughing, to urge incontinence, which is the sudden onset of urination.
Bed pads are waterproof sheets that are put under your sheets to protect your mattress from night-time accidents. Incontinence bed pads are commonly used on baby and children’s beds to protect from bed wetting. Although less common, many adults suffer from nocturnal enuresis as well according to The National Association for Continence. According to the […]
When you’re trying to live your best life, urinary incontinence symptoms can feel like an ongoing nuisance, and sometimes it can feel isolating and even insurmountable. However, it’s important to remember that you’re never alone, and there are thousands of online resources that can help with alleviating symptoms. Start by making subtle, easier updates to […]
For some, opening up and talking about incontinence symptoms can feel like an uphill battle. Often, this causes people with incontinence symptoms to retreat from their daily lives and leave their incontinence symptoms unaddressed. However, urinary incontinence is nothing to be ashamed of, and you can put an end to the stigma around incontinence by […]
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: