Aeroflow Urology Blog

How To Prevent Catheter Blockages or Obstructions

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One of the most common complications that can occur for catheter users is a catheter blockage. Catheter blockages often form from a buildup of minerals, salts, and crystalline deposits which can block the eye holes of the catheter and prevent urine from draining from the bladder. These obstructions often begin as a small obstruction and can develop fully to a complete blockage. More often than not, these blockages will affect long-time catheter users.

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Managing PTSD & Incontinence

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is generally associated with nervousness, anxiety, and even nightmares. It is also common for episodes of PTSD to cause sweating or trouble breathing, but what most people don’t realize is that PTSD can cause urinary accidents. Occasional episodes of urinary incontinence are actually quite common in individuals with PTSD, and it is important to have the right tools to manage these episodes.

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How To Ask For Help With Geriatric Incontinence

Asking for help has the potential to be uncomfortable, especially when it comes to adult incontinence. You don’t want your family to worry about you, but handling urinary incontinence on your own can quickly become overwhelming. Once you ask for assistance for your condition, a majority of stress and anxiety can be alleviated to take your life back.

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Helping Your Child With ADHD & Bedwetting

There are many signs that can lead to an ADHD diagnosis. Whether it's difficulty concentrating at school, hyperactivity, or mood swings, it may be shocking to discover bedwetting can also be related to ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). Although ADHD can affect multiple areas of development, the prevalence of nocturnal enuresis in children can be very stressful and affect the child's self-esteem.

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Coloplast Catheters

Choosing the right medical products is almost universally a daunting task for both patients and their caregivers. In choosing the right catheter for you or your loved ones, one brand, in particular, stands apart as one of the industry leaders in patient outcomes and product quality, and that is Coloplast catheters.

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Helping Parents Avoid Frustration With Pediatric Incontinence

Nothing can throw off your plans like wet sheets, wet car seats, wet pants, and more, but unfortunately, these accidents can be a normal part of caring for a child with pediatric incontinence. When you have to stop what you're doing to handle clean up, remember that any frustration you’re feeling may be intensified for your child with extra anxiety, fear, and embarrassment. Learn how to help your child cope with a little advice on how to avoid becoming frustrated.

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