Protection for Halloween 2015

Halloween is approaching soon. It’s the time when many people-adults and children alike, are busy planning for the perfect holiday costume ideas. But if you are an adult with incontinence, strategic planning of costume ideas may include the added stress of worrying about easy access for those many urgent bathroom breaks. Incontinence can occur as…

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Prostate Cancer Awareness

We had just wrapped up September, 2015, as Prostate Cancer Month. Prostate cancer affects the lives of our fathers, husbands, sons, and brothers. According to the American Urology Association statistics, 1 in 3 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. Prostate cancer affects 1 in 5 African-American men. President Obama by presidential proclamation made September,…

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How to Cope with Stress Incontinence

Stress incontinence is a medical condition that results in urine flowing from the bladder through the urethra outside the body when some type of physical movement or activity occurs. For example, a cough or sneeze might result in stress urinary incontinence, as could other movements that put undue pressure on the bladder. Laughing, lifting heavy…

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Urology Week: September 14-18, 2015

Urology Week is an initiative of the European Association of Urology (EAU) which brings together urology practitioners, nurses, and patient groups to bring awareness of urological conditions among the general public. There are 3 main topics by the European Association of Urology is focused on prostate cancer, bladder cancer, and kidney cancer. As a patient,…

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Exposing the Myths About Incontinence (Part II)

Myth #4 -“Incontinence is inevitable with advancing age and/or childbirth.” This is yet another common myth about incontinence. Most people do not automatically suffer from incontinence just because they are getting older or have experienced childbirth. Myth #5 -“Decreasing the amount of water consumed daily is one way to improve the symptoms of urinary incontinence.”…

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Exposing the Myths About Incontinence (Part I)

There are many common misconceptions when it comes to incontinence. Education is important in order to debunk these myths and empower over 25 million Americans who suffer, not only from the symptoms of incontinence, but from unnecessary embarrassment (much of which stems from general misunderstanding about the condition). Myth #1-“All Incontinence is the same.” This…

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