Despite some of the common myths about aging, incontinence is not inevitable. Learn more here about what incontinence is and what you can do about it. What is incontinence? Incontinence is the involuntary release of urine. Another common term is the loss of bladder control. The release can be as little as leakage with […]
Is incontinence inevitable?
How can I talk to my family about my incontinence?
Talking about incontinence can feel awkward but it doesn’t have to be. Use these tips to start a conversation with your family. Knowledge is power One of the most stressful aspects of any medical condition is not knowing what is happening or why. Arm yourself with the knowledge to put your own worries at […]
How can I reduce my incontinence problems?
If you, like millions of men, are living with incontinence there are things you can do to improve your symptoms. Certain lifestyle changes, devices, and medical interventions can help you feel more like yourself. Exploring solutions can help you feel more in control of your bladder and your life. Adopt lifestyle changes Incontinence can […]
A Guide to Causes Behind Male Urinary Incontinence
Urinary incontinence is among the most frustrating health conditions that can affect a person. Male urinary incontinence involves a loss of urine that’s completely unintentional. For some men, this issue can be brought about by stress. For others, it may involve a sudden urge to urinate that can’t be prevented. This is a serious condition […]
How does incontinence affect other health?
Living with incontinence can have an impact on your overall health, particularly your emotional health. Knowing what to expect can help you improve and protect yourself. It is possible to enjoy a good quality of life with incontinence. These tips can help. Incontinence can increase stress levels It is estimated that nearly half of […]
What does my insurance cover when it comes to incontinence – Here are some typical coverages by major insurance plans.
Consumable supplies These include things like absorbent diapers and pads. They are not typically covered by Medicare or private insurance but may be covered by Medicaid. Durable supplies These are things like catheters. They are typically covered by private insurers, Medicaid and Medicare. Men’s Liberty is a unique kind of catheter and is covered […]
Most common infections from loss of bladder control – Here are some common infections found from incontinence
Yeast infections Certain kinds of incontinence management systems put the skin at significant risk for infection. Absorbents and condom catheters, for example, expose the skin to too much moisture. Yeast or candida thrives in warm, moist conditions and when left untreated, can be painful. UTI or urinary tract infections The male urinary system includes […]