Your menstural cycle dictates how you feel throughout each month and your period brings lots of unwanted side effects. In the last 20 years, studies have begun to show that one of those side effects might be incontinence.
Waking up cold and wet in the middle of the night is never fun. It can be confusing and cause us to have low self-esteem at times. If you wonder why you experience bedwetting (nocturnal enuresis) or why your child does, read this article to gain insight into the psychological causes behind it and what you can do to have more dry nights.
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.
Back pain is already frustrating enough, and when you add incontinence on top of that, your quality of life can be interrupted. See exactly what contributes to lower back pain and incontinence and how to make managing these symptoms easy.
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.
It is no secret that diabetes is on the rise in the United States. With 1.5 million new diagnoses each year, diabetes has a widespread affect on Americans. You may also know that individuals who have been diagnosed with one condition, such as diabetes, are often at a higher risk for developing other secondary conditions. Although often overlooked, diabetes is no exception, and the secondary condition can often be incontinence.
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.
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.