Tagged with 'incontinence'

10 Ways to Manage MS & Incontinence

Manage MS

Multiple Sclerosis (MS), urinary incontinence, and fecal incontinence are often seen together in those affected by the condition, but why? And what can you do to help manage the side effects of MS and incontinence? Read this post to find out.

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The Link Between Covid-19 & Frequent Urination

frequent urination

During the Covid-19 pandemic, people with overactive bladder (OAB) have been experiencing an increase in their symptoms. Some even noticed an onset of new symptoms that they hadn't before, such as frequent urination and nocturia. Could this be connected to the coronavirus? Discover what new studies are revealing about the link between Covid-19 and frequent urination. 

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13 Tips to Empty Your Bladder Completely

Empty Your Bladder Completely

Feel like you don't spend enough time using the restroom? Use these 13 tips when going to make sure your bladder is completely empty. Doing so will help you avoid problems like UTIs, damaged bladder muscles, and even kidney failure. 

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5 Ways to Help Your Parent with Incontinence

When you're born, your parent is your lifeline. They feed you, burp you, change you; you're completely dependent on their care. Then, as you grow older, you become more and more autonomous and independent of your parents, and it's a very exciting time. Your parent is still the invincible lifeline that guided you through the beginning of your life, but then things start to change. Your parents grow older, and they begin to show signs of their increasing age. It can start as small things - needing reading glasses, forgetting where they put the remote, asking for a hand to get up out of a chair, etc. However, as your parent transitions into their older years, you may have to find a caregiver for them. You might even begin to become their primary caregiver, yourself. This is where things can start to become uncomfortable. In this new role, the child becomes the surrogate parent. However, some changes don't have to be as drastic as they initially seem. Discussing intimate subjects such as continence care can be intimidating. Trust us, we know. However, there are ways to receive help. If you keep these five factors at the front of your mind, you can set both you and your parent up for success.

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Incontinence Facts & Myths

Don’t let myths about bladder control lead you astray. If you’re experiencing any incontinence symptoms, be sure to speak with your doctor to build a treatment plan that suits your individual needs. And in the meantime get started with reliable information.

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Back to School With Incontinence Series: Helping Kids Return to School

Even after a summer with minimal accidents, the beginning of the school year can cause accidents to start up again. The loud chiming of bells, new schedules, not knowing where to go, and overall increased anxiety can be causes of increased incontinence symptoms in children.

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