Aeroflow Urology Blog

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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How Does Epilepsy Cause Incontinence?

With epilepsy, there is a broad range of issues to worry about, such as biting the tongue, collapsing, and more. However, pants wetting should also be on the list as epilepsy and incontinence are often related, and both conditions could be a warning sign of one another. If you or your child experiences incontinence or seizures it’s important to seek medical attention immediately to rule out the cause and to put a treatment plan together. So, how exactly are epilepsy and incontinence related?

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The Best Catheter Types, Insertion Tips, Care, And More

If you’ve ever wondered, what is a catheter? Then you’re in the right place because we’re going to solve the mystery. Prepare to have all of your catheter questions answered from types, sizes, insertion tips, how to qualify through insurance, options for women, and much more! It’s time to go with the flow.

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Why Urinary Incontinence in Women Is On The Rise

Urinary incontinence can be caused by factors such as nerve damage, medications, pelvic injuries, obesity, and urinary tract infections (UTIs). However, two factors that contribute specifically to the rise in incontinence in women include pregnancy and menopause.

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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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