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. Continue reading
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 do about it can help you stay healthy and can even improve your quality of life. Continue reading
Urge incontinence, also known as overactive bladder (OAB) is the frequent and sudden urge to urinate followed by an involuntary voiding of the bladder. Urge incontinence may occur for a variety of reasons, and people who experience this problem should seek diagnosis and treatment of their condition from a medical professional. Continue reading
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:
It’s important to stay active and exercise at any stage in life. Staying in shape, however, is arguably more important the older you get, as regular activity can boost your energy, help you maintain your independence and alleviate any illness or pain. In many cases, staying active can even help slow the signs of aging. Continue reading
Aging in a natural part of life, but it often leaves adult children concerned about the safety and wellbeing of a parent. A caregiver provides the assistance that an elderly parent needs as he or she ages, but sometimes disagreements occur. Learning ways to resolve problems with a loved one’s caregiver provides the opportunity to maintain a strong relationship with loved ones and still ensure that he or she receives the best possible care. Continue reading
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 let’s face it – it’s a public restroom, you don’t know who has used it or what the person who used the stall before you did in there. Continue reading
With summer and nationwide warm weather now upon us once again, it’s common for people to access their local public pools to seek refreshment from the hot sun. And while pools provide a mix of entertainment, relaxation and enjoyment, they can also potentially be an obstacle for some people – specifically those that experience incontinence. Continue reading
Vacation is supposed to be a stress-free and relaxing time. But if you’re one of the 25 million North Americans that experience incontinence to some degree, then the thought of traveling for hours by car or by plane to get to your vacation destination can be anything but stress-free and relaxing. Yes, while unintentional urine leakage is never something that’s welcomed with open arms, it can be especially inconvenient while you’re traveling.
Although there is no clearly defined age when someone reaches “senior citizen” status, a pretty good barometer is when someone turns 60, when the so-called “golden years” begin. But for many, these golden years aren’t always golden, as medical issues often become more persistent, and the older age really starts to take its toll on the body, reminding people that they’re not as young as they used to be. For some, however, 60 is merely the new 40. Continue reading