People grow at different rates and hit development milestones at different times. One baby might learn to crawl at six months and another at nine months. These milestones contribute to making us who we are as individuals. Just like crawling, younger females begin their menstrual cycles at different ages and each female has a different experience than the next. One female could have a normal cycle for just two days while another female can experience a heavier (almost uncontrollable) cycle that lasts even longer. Continue reading
The Department of Health and Human Services estimates that around 13 million people (all ages and both men and women) are affected by urinary incontinence. The results of incontinence issues cause anything from activity restriction to a decrease in ones quality of life and self-esteem. The most common types are urge incontinence and stress incontinence.
Urge incontinence is also referred to as an overactive bladder. Urge incontinence makes you feel as if you have an urgent need to go to the bathroom and may not get there in time, causing urine to leak. A few causes of overactive bladder include: damage to one’s bladder nerves, nervous system or muscles. There are some specific conditions such as multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, diabetes and stroke. These conditions can all affect nerves and bladder infections. Continue reading
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
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
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
Absolutely! No matter your gender, we have the underwear you’re looking for. Pick from any of our stylish products and feel good about yourself while wearing them.
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
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
This name change reflects our ongoing commitment to providing incontinence aids and other health and wellness specialty garments, as we also expand our brand presence and facilitate better access for our loyal consumers to our products and services. We will continue to deliver innovative absorbent technology solutions with the comfort, style and protection you have grown to trust from our brands. For more than 10 years, Prime Life Fibers has been manufacturing and distributing incontinence products through the Eversures and Wearever lines, as well as other distributor networks. We have received customer feedback that the duplicate names have led to some confusion. It is our hope that this transition to a single brand name will eliminate any confusion and provide a stronger representation of our Wearever product. Continue reading