As you may already know, there are several different types of catheters – suprapubic, urethral, intermittent, and condom. Factors like patient’s symptoms, conditions, and how long the catheter must be worn determine which catheter is the best option. A condom catheter, as the name suggests, is an external device that is worn exactly like a […]
Condom Catheter: What is a Condom Catheter And How it is Used
Five Tips to Take Care of Your Bladder by Changing Your Diet by Men’s Liberty
If you are someone who is suffering from urinary incontinence, you should be careful about what you eat. While some foods can promote bladder health and help you keep your incontinence problem in check, some other foods can aggravate the problem and make it worse than ever before.
Traveling with Incontinence
Traveling with incontinence: Millions of men deal with urinary incontinence throughout their daily lives. This condition that affects so many can be especially difficult when you are outside of your normal routines. Travel, for example, takes us out of our comfort zone and into worlds we are less familiar with. This unfamiliarity can heighten the emotions and concerns we feel when dealing with men’s urinary incontinence. The thought of not knowing where your next bathroom break will be can turn even the most exciting journeys into a bad experience. Here are some things that you can prepare for to help with the challenges that you may face.
Living With an Indwelling Male Urinary Incontinence Catheter During COVID-19
Living with a male urinary incontinence catheter is not easy. It takes time to get used to it. But once you have established a routine and figured out how it functions, you won’t even notice it’s there.
The only situation that can upset the harmony of your life with a male urinary incontinence catheter is if you get a blockage or an infection. Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI) can cause blockages and infections, especially for those with long-term suprapubic or urethral indwelling catheters.
As you can imagine, this experience can be painful. Generally, you’d need to see your doctor to get your male urinary incontinence catheter changed. The treatment involves a course of intravenous fluids and antibiotics, and a stay in the hospital for a few days.
Male Urinary Incontinence: Does Cranberry Juice Help With UTIs?
Male urinary incontinence is a problem which affects millions of people in the country every year. Incontinence caused by urinary tract infections is particularly common among older men. One of the commonly suggested treatments for urinary tract infection is cranberry juice. Does it really work? Let us take a look. Cranberry Juice and UTIs – […]
Male Urinary Incontinence Symptoms: Warning Signs of Incontinence
Urinary incontinence is a condition wherein you are unable to prevent or control the discharge of urine. Data shows that nearly 15% of men over the age of 60 suffer from incontinence. A vast majority of men tend to develop incontinence as a result of prostate troubles, neurological problems, diabetes, or urinary tract infections. Urinary […]
My Men’s Liberty™ does not stay on as long as it should. What can I do?
The hydrocolloid material used in Men’s Liberty is designed to adhere to your skin for up to 24 hours. If you have been wearing Men’s Liberty and now your wear time has reduced, there are a few things that you can check to ensure that you can regain a consistent wear time.
Six Questions to Ask Your Doctor, If You Are Experiencing Incontinence
Before you go to your doctor, it is essential to gather some data to arrive at your visit prepared. Coming to your visit prepared will allow you to gain insight into your incontinence, and it will help your doctor find a quicker and more precise solution.
First, you should keep a bladder diary. You should note how often you go to the bathroom when the incontinence happens, how frequently it occurs, and whether anything, in particular, seems to aggravate it, such as laughing or specific foods you eat. The NAFC has an excellent template for a bladder diary.
Secondly, you should prepare a list of questions to ask your doctor. Questions will help you get the correct information and answers on the day of the visit.
How Do I Know If I Have a UTI?
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are more common in women, but men can experience them too. UTIs will happen when bacteria infect the urinary tract. These infections often come from the skin or rectum and can occur anywhere along the male urinary tract, including the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra.
7 Reasons Why Men’s Liberty Might Be A Fit for You
Men’s Liberty is the first truly innovative device for men’s urinary incontinence that keeps men dry 24/7. It features a completely external design, a skin friendly hydrocolloid adhesive and a secure seal for 24+ hours. Men’s Liberty is the discreet, dignified and dependable option for managing urinary incontinence.