How to help your loved one maintain their independence while struggling with incontinence
Kegels for Male Urinary Incontinence A big stressor with urinary incontinence is coping with the loss of bladder control and the impact it has on daily life. Kegels are important because they can help return a feeling of control. What are Kegels? Doctors have long recommended Kegels to women to ease childbirth and recovery. They […]
How to Help Your Husband Cope with Urinary Incontinence
Don’t let bladder incontinence keep you from the people and things you enjoy. Be proactive. There are things you can do to make managing urinary incontinence eaasier. Here are five that can help.
Does Stress Increase Problems with Urinary Incontinence?
Talking about urinary incontinence can feel awkward. We have so many (wrong) ideas about people experiencing incontinence. It can be helpful to begin with the understanding that incontinence is a medical condition.There are ways to manage it without complete life disruption. Finding a way to talk about incontinence is the first step.
If your healthcare provider has said you have a UTI (urinary tract infection) that means you are experiencing an infection in some part of your urinary system. The urinary system includes the bladder and kidneys. Here’s what you need to know about common causes and strategies for prevention.
Urination is accomplished via communication between the brain and the urinary system. That system is comprised of the kidneys, bladder, ureters, urethra and sphincter muscles. Signals between the urinary system and brain must pass along the spinal cord. When injury disrupts this system of communication, the result is incontinence.