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Common Incontinence Terms

Common Incontinence Terms

Patients and providers should be well versed in incontinence terms to help discussions progress easily. Check out this list of common terms.

Aimee Sharp
Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis

Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis: Prevalence, Economic Impact and the Benefits of Prevention

Incontinence-associated dermatitis, or IAD, is an inflammation of the skin that occurs when the skin...

John Maynard
how common is incontinence

How Common is Incontinence?

How common is incontinence? According to the National Association for Continence (NAFC), it affects more than 25 million Americans.

Sarah McIlvaine
Urinary Incontinence Exercise

Involuntary Urinary Incontinence Can Discourage Sufferers From Exercise

In this article, originally published by Science Daily, read how middle-aged women are less likely to exercise with incontinence.

Aimee Sharp
Accidental Bowel Leakage

ABL: Accidental Bowel Leakage

The word incontinence applies to more than urine incontinence. Although it is often assumed when the...

Aimee Sharp
Urinary Incontinence

Urinary Incontinence is Common Also in Women Who Have Not Given Birth

In this article originally published in Science Daily, learn more about different types of incontinence and who it can affect.

Aimee Sharp
Total Dry Upgrade

Total Dry Incontinence Products and Packaging Upgrade

The Total Dry incontinence liners and booster pads that Shield HealthCare provides to our customers have been upgraded and improved.

Paul Leary
post-birth incontinence

Women Reluctant to Discuss Post-Birth Incontinence

Women who experience post-birth incontinence are suffering in “silence”, with more than a third embarrassed to discuss it with a health professional ...

Aimee Sharp
Solutions for incontinence

On The Go: Finding Solutions for Incontinence

In this article from the Brainerd Dispatch, you can learn more about solutions for incontinence that do not involve surgery.

Aimee Sharp
parent with incontinence

Parent with Incontinence? Here Are Some Helpful Tips

Do you have a parent with incontinence? Learn the best way to have "the talk", and some practical solutions to reduce accidents including diet, medication a

Sarah McIlvaine