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Traveling with incontinence doesn’t have to be stressful or embarrassing while driving or flying. Suffering from a loss of bladder control should never come between you and seeing the world, and proper preparation for your trip can ensure a worry-free experience. Be sure to consult with a physician if you have any questions. Discuss both your travel plans and concerns regarding your incontinence with a physician as far in advance as possible. A doctor can offer sound advice pertaining to urinary incontinence issues and help you decide if prescription medication is right for you during your trip. Take this opportunity to have a thorough checkup and ensure you have enough refills of current medications to last through your travels.
Incontinence can be an embarrassing, difficult condition to deal with, and contrary to mainstream beliefs, it is not exclusive to women. The National Association for Continence estimates that nearly 20 percent of bladder control sufferers are adult men, ages 30 and older. A third of surveyed adults believe that incontinence is simply a part of […]
According to the National Association for Incontinence, more than 25 million adults in the US suffer from some form of urinary incontinence; more than 75 percent of those being women. According to the US Department of Health’s project sector, women’s health, childbirth, pregnancy, and menopause are major contributors to the prevalence of the condition in women. Whatever […]
Bladder or urinary incontinence in teens occurs when the individual cannot keep their urine from leaking out of their urethra. The urethra carries the urine from their bladder so it can exit the body. There are three common kinds of urinary incontinence.
Family members and caregivers often have the responsibility of delivering uncomfortable information to loved ones. Having a conversation about the need to wear incontinence panties or incontinence briefs is probably not something you’re looking forward to doing. The good news is that people who suffer from incontinence have access to items that can help them to maintain their dignity and quality […]
Urinary incontinence is a condition that can affect men and women of any age despite the public’s misperception that it’s a condition that primarily affects the elderly or the infirm. The term urinary incontinence refers to the involuntary loss of some or all of the bladder’s contents in persons of either sex. According specialists, as many as […]
Incontinence can be an embarrassing experience for anyone who is affected by it, whether it is the person who has incontinence or a relative. It can be challenging for people to help their loved ones come to terms with the fact that they have incontinence, as it is an awkward topic to address and the person may be in […]
When you are struggling with bladder control one of the last places you likely want to be seen is at the gym. Once you start jumping around in that Zumba or aerobics class you will start noticing increased leaks. In your goal to improve your overall health while learning to manage your bladder control issues, […]
If you occasionally leak urine when you cough, sneeze, or laugh, or have frequent sudden urges to urinate,then you likely suffer from urinary incontinence. While it can be an embarrassing problem, it’s not an uncommon one. According to U.S. health, about 30 million Americans are affected by urinary incontinence, making it a more common symptom than diabetes and […]
Many people with incontinence will try anything, even dietary changes, to get rid of their embarrassing urinary issues. One should know that there is no exact cure, dietary or otherwise, for incontinence. However, there are some dietary changes you can make to increase your control to a degree. According to The CareGiver Partnership there are […]
The only thing harder to establish in your day-to-day life than having to deal with urinary incontinence is fecal incontinence. It typically occurs more often in women if they have had several children. As they age, both men and women can experience the unintended passage of small amounts of stool. Eventually it can worsen and […]
If you think you might have an “overactive bladder” (OAB) you are not as alone as you might think – urinary incontinence affects 15-50% of American women today. How do you know if you are actually a victim of OAB or urinary incontinence?