What are some tips for traveling with male incontinence?

Incontinence and bedwetting: What are the causes of bedwetting and how can it be treated as a medical condition?

Bedwetting is embarrassing to talk about. The good news is that although it can be attributed to several different causes, it is usually treatable. The Causes of Bedwetting Conditions that can lead to incontinence and bedwetting include: Prostate cancer or enlarged prostate Urinary tract infection Sleep apnea Impaired mobility Neurological disorders Diabetes Constipation Talking about […]

How can you manage incontinence while in cancer treatment?

Certain kinds of cancer, such as prostate, and cancer treatments like radiation, surgery and chemotherapy increase the risk of incontinence. Managing incontinence while in cancer treatment can feel daunting. It can be helpful to keep some perspective. Can you manage incontinence while in cancer treatment? The vast majority of men will regain full control of […]

How Can Having ALS Affect Incontinence and What Are the Treatment Options?

ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), also called Lou Gehrig’s disease is a condition in which motor neurons in the brain and spinal cord start to die. So, how can having ALS affect incontinence? As the motor neurons die, signals that direct things like movement and bladder control no longer communicate. In this instance the condition is […]

Risk Factors: What Kinds of Medical Conditions Can Put You At Higher Risk For Diabetes?

Diabetes increases the risk of a number of health problems, including incontinence. Despite growing awareness of associated complications, the number of people diagnosed with diabetes continues to grow. Are you at risk for diabetes? You may be if you have one of the following medical conditions. High blood pressure Your blood pressure should be no […]

Is Incontinence Forever?

Is incontinence forever? Although there is no one size fits all answer to the question of permanent incontinence, it is safe to say that in most cases it is not forever. The duration and treatment of incontinence depends on the type and cause. In many cases, once the underlying issue is addressed, symptoms of incontinence […]