As a survivor of spinal cord injury for almost twenty-three years I have been blessed with very good kidney health. Sadly, many of those in a similar situation have not been as fortunate. I recognize that not all conditions have the same cause and not everyone reading this may have a spinal cord injury, but […]
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Top 5 incontinence memes – updated!
A while back, we posted the top 5 incontinence memes. Believe it or not, this post has been one of the most popular posts on our blog. So now we would like to bring you this updated top 5 list!
What is this OAB I keep hearing about?
Over Active Bladder or OAB, as it is commonly referred to, is a term that you will usually hear or read about when the topic of discussion is urinary incontinence. Whenever you see a commercial on TV for a drug that is used to treat urinary incontinence, you will usually hear about an “over active […]
10 Foods to Avoid if You Have Urinary Incontinence
All the fluids we drink affect our urinary cycles, but some fluids (such as coffee and beer) have a greater impact, since they are diuretic bladder irritants. Even fruit juices can increase the sudden urge to urinate, as their acidic content irritates our bladders. If frequent urination at night is an issue, controlling the timing […]
Understanding Incontinence is Your Best Defense
There are some unbelievable stories that float around concerning urinary incontinence. I like to term these stories, “Incontinence myths.” I’ll do my best to explain the difference between incontinence myths and true facts, as believing the myths can harm your ability to deal effectively with you urinary incontinence.
Are Prescription Drugs the Answer?
I’m sure most of you feel the same way as I do when you’re watching TV and one of those urinary incontinence commercials pops up from the drug manufacturers. The purpose of the commercial is to inform the viewer that urinary incontinence symptoms will cease when you take “the little colored” pill. The first things you […]
What to Expect When You Talk to Your Doctor About Incontinence
Don’t let the fear of bladder accidents ever keep you from an active life filled with work, friends, and family. Incontinence isn’t a normal part of aging, or something you just have to live with. There are plenty of things you can do. The sooner you call your doctor, the faster you can get treated.
Beer and Incontinence (Cont.)
I know you have been wondering about the results of April’s “test”. The Jury is still out. I’ve tasted eight new brands. So far, I’ve run across a couple that I would order again: Negra Modelo and Pacifico. I can see that this will take some more testing. Some of you more experienced tasters might […]
Get A Job
Today’s job market is highly competitive. No longer having a college degree guarantees success in the workplace. With more and more jobs going overseas or becoming specialized finding employment can be difficult for able-bodied people, never mind the thousands of folks with physical limitations. Furthering your education can be time-consuming and cost-prohibitive as well. How […]