Caregiving for someone with incontinence – how to cope with it Caregiving for someone with male incontinence can be quite stressful. A good self-care plan can help you cope with the challenges. Keep learning Healthcare providers and other caregivers are a wealth of information and support. Reach out with questions, for ideas, resources and encouragement […]
Caregiving for someone with incontinence – how to cope with it
What caregivers should know about male urinary incontinence
What caregivers should know about male urinary incontinence Urinary incontinence, or the involuntary leakage of urine, is a common and treatable medical condition. If you are caring for someone with incontinence, know that you aren’t alone. You should also know that there are things you can do to make life a bit easier. Here are […]
Temporary incontinence vs persistent incontinence
Temporary vs persistent incontinence Urinary incontinence, or inability to control bladder function, is most commonly caused by prostate trouble, spinal injury or neurological disorders such as stroke or Parkinson’s disease. Depending on the cause the condition may be temporary, lasting only until resolved with treatment; or persistent, lasting indefinitely. Read about the differences below: Temporary […]
Do I need to see a specialist for urinary incontinence?
Do I need to see a specialist for urinary incontinence? Urinary incontinence is a common but treatable problem. If you, like millions of men, are experiencing incontinence it is important to seek medical attention rather than ignore it. You will likely see a specialist, but you may start with a visit to your primary care […]
How often do catheters need to be changed?
How often do catheters need to be changed? There are several types of catheters with varying change times. Men’s Liberty only needs to be changed daily and provides worry-free protection for up to 24 hours. If you have urinary retention in most cases your bladder needs to be emptied every 4-6 hours. Patients that use […]
Who Makes Your Catheter?
Who makes your catheter? Catheters are made by a variety of manufacturers in the United States and around the globe using medical grade materials. Although there are standards designed to minimize risk to users, some types of catheters made oversees under different regulation come with more risks than others. Men’s Liberty is manufactured in the […]