Dysfunction of urination has long been known to cause problems associated with diabetes due to obesity. Diabetes is often related to incontinence because of the increased weight placed on the muscles of the pelvic floor in overweight people. These dysfunctions are more commonly seen in women dealing with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes is also said to affect nerve functions, which can lead to a decreased bladder sensation. They will have little to no warning before feeling the urge to urinate which can lead to episodes of incontinence.
One of the biggest problems people with incontinence and diabetes experience is the need to quench their thirst. A diabetic’s increased blood sugar levels can cause irritation of the bladder, which can lead to urinary incontinence. It is said that up to 85% of diabetics with numbness in their hands and/or feet will have diminished bladder sensation, according to the American Diabetes Association. Continue reading
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Being a teenager is hard enough. Is my style cool enough? Do people like me? Will this be good enough for my peers/teachers/parents, etc.?
Teens ask themselves a million questions, but one of the heaviest and most fundamental is often based in their level of self worth and resulting confidence. As a parent, it is so important to be there for your child to help them navigate these tricky waters. Continue reading
Pregnancy is a time of joy and happiness. Unfortunately for some, however, it can also trigger incontinence – yikes! Incontinence can be brought on by so many different factors, including extra pressure to your bladder from the fetus, stress or something as simple as sneezing. To curb this, doctors are suggesting that women who exercise and strengthen their pelvic muscles are less likely to have problems with urinary leakage during their pregnancy.
Specifically, Kegel exercises to strengthen the muscles of the pelvic floor, including the muscles that help control urine. Not only will Kegel exercises help during pregnancy but it should also curb any incontinence problems that may occur after childbirth. Continue reading
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While it is no secret that caffeine increases bladder activity, it is not proven to be a consistent aggravator in every female incontinence case. It is said that women who consume more than four cups of caffeine daily are the ones who will suffer from incontinence or an overactive bladder the most. Continue reading
According to Internal Medicine News, men under than the age of 55 who have served in the U.S. armed forces are almost three times more likely to report urinary incontinence than their nonmilitary peers. Their incontinence could be caused by anything from posttraumatic stress disorder to a physical injury they sustained while on duty. For example, brain injury is a major cause of incontinence. If you lose the ability to control the part of your brain which controls the urge to pass urine, the end result could be an overactive bladder. No matter the cause, however, the results can be somewhat embarrassing. Continue reading
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Didn’t your mom tell you that beauty comes from the inside? Well, it’s true; as long as you feel beautiful on the inside, your Wearever incontinence underwear should leave you feeling beautiful on the outside. Each pantie, boxer or brief is specially picked because of its fashionable and stylish designs. Wearever takes pride in the fact that we select products that are comparable with regular, contemporary underwear. Women can enjoy the lacy elements that make them feel sexy when choosing which pair of underwear is right for them. And even better, they come in black! Continue reading
Urinary leakage can be triggered in women by simple activities such as laughing, coughing, sneezing, and even exercise. This is generally a result of stress incontinence, which is a common symptom in women post-child birth as well as during menopause. Leakage can often occur because there are increased forms of pressure on the pelvic and abdominal muscles. Continue reading
During menopause, women undergo significant hormonal and physical changes. While symptoms may vary, you may be surprised to learn that up to 40% of women will experience incontinence during menopause. Continue reading
Whether you’re a senior citizen or a caregiver helping a senior, at some point you have to face the decision of whether independent living at one’s own home is still the best option. The “theory” behind aging in place is that if you remain “at home in your own home” you will be happier, healthier and experience joy at not having to relocate and move away from all that is familiar and comfortable to you. Admittedly, we become very attached to our homes as they represent our independence, they contain many memories and they offer stability. But as good as all of that sounds, there are also very valid reasons as to why this may not be a good choice. Continue reading