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lifestyle changes that help manage incontinence

Lifestyle Changes that Help Manage Incontinence

Urinary incontinence can be effectively treated by making some changes to your lifestyle including limiting caffeine, alcohol, diet and more.

Stephanie Struyck Elgin
multiple sclerosis

The Mysterious Roots of Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis, meaning multiple areas of scarring, is a disease of the central nervous system (brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves).

Sarah Sanchez, NDTR

How to Do Kegel Exercises (And Why They’re Important)

Kegel exercises: one of the few exercises you can (safely) do while waiting at a red light! “Kegels” are the name for an exercise that strengthens your pelvic floor muscles. Your pelvic floor muscles are responsible for the tightening of the urethra, anus and the vagina. There are also sphincters for both the urethra and… Continue reading How to Do Kegel Exercises (And Why They’re Important)

Aimee Sharp
medical mesh

Pelvic Mesh Under Fire: What Should Individuals with Prolapsed Organs Do?

Last month, the FDA ordered the 2 remaining manufacturers of vaginal mesh for pelvic organ prolapse to stop sales. What's next? Here are things to consider.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
medications and their effects on incontinence

Medications and Their Effects on Incontinence

Although medications are not necessarily a factor in all incontinence, below is a breakdown of medications that may impact leaks. Talk To Your Healthcare Provider About Medication Effects The first step towards treatment of bladder leaks is a visit to your healthcare provider. They can evaluate your type of incontinence and assess how your current… Continue reading Medications and Their Effects on Incontinence

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS

Reducing the Stigma of Incontinence

Although millions of adults live with incontinence, many don't discuss it. But there are a number of ways to overcome the stigma of incontinence.

Stephanie Struyck Elgin
Accidents Happen

Accidents Happen

Preparing for an Incontinence Episode For the most part, the human body is a wonder of nature, a miraculous marvel of bio-mechanical intelligence. But it can also sometimes create an utter catastrophe of unintended dysfunction. One of the most private natural functions of the body is eliminating waste. This normal act can easily become one… Continue reading Accidents Happen

Aaron Baker
Pull-ups Vs. Briefs

Pull-ups Vs. Briefs

We recently had a comment on our site asking what the difference was between adult pull-ups and adult briefs (AKA diapers). So let’s dive into the question to help everyone have a better understanding of what each product offers. Read on to learn more about pull-ups vs. briefs! To quote from our Products for Incontinence… Continue reading Pull-ups Vs. Briefs

Aimee Sharp
Yoga for Incontinence

Yoga for Incontinence? Evidence Is Lacking

By Nicholas Bakalar for The New York Times Yoga exercises are often recommended to help control urinary incontinence in women, but there is no solid scientific evidence to show yoga works. Incontinence affects up to 15 percent of middle-aged and older women, and although there are medications and surgeries to treat it, the first approach… Continue reading Yoga for Incontinence? Evidence Is Lacking

Aimee Sharp
Expert Tips About Incontinence

Video: 7 Expert Tips About Incontinence

In these expert tips about incontinence, we cover speaking with your doctor, diet, weight, kegel exercises, leakage, embarrassment, and UTIs.

Aimee Sharp
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