Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: Tips for Identifying and Preventing Prostate Cancer

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Prostate cancer is a significant health concern for men worldwide, with millions being diagnosed each year. September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, dedicated to raising awareness about this disease and highlighting the importance of early detection and prevention. In this blog, we’ll discuss essential tips for identifying prostate cancer and strategies for its prevention.…

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The Connection Between Low Vision and Incontinence

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Understanding the Impact on Older Adults Low vision, a condition that affects many of us, can have a profound impact on various aspects of our daily lives. Today, we want to address a topic that may directly or indirectly relate to our experiences: the connection between low vision and incontinence. By exploring this relationship together,…

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Living Confidently: How External Male Urinary Catheters Can Enhance Quality of Life 

EXTERNAL MALE URINARY CATHETERS CAN ENHANCE QUALITY OF LIFE

Living with urinary incontinence can be challenging and impact one’s quality of life. However, advancements in medical technology have introduced effective solutions to manage this condition. One such solution is the external male urinary catheter. In this article, we will explore how external male urinary catheters can enhance quality of life and empower individuals to…

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Men’s Health Month: Prioritizing Urinary Health

Men’s Health Month: Prioritizing Urinary Health. June is recognized as Men’s Health Month, an annual observance dedicated to raising awareness about men’s health issues and encouraging men to take proactive steps towards a healthier lifestyle. While men’s health encompasses various aspects, let us focus on the significance of urinary health. A well-functioning urinary system is…

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7 Dietary Concerns that Can Trigger Incontinence This Summer

Everything you might love about summer—eating delicious fried chicken at picnics, enjoying ice cream after a day in the sun, and sipping endless glasses of cold iced tea—are also the things that remind you how frustrating incontinence can be during the warmer months.  While some foods like whole grains, lean proteins, and nuts can promote…

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Male Stress Incontinence

Stress incontinence occurs when the bladder leaks during physical activity or exertion. When the muscles that control your urine flow aren’t working properly, activities like heavy lifting, running, or even coughing, sneezing, or laughing can cause stress incontinence. Normally, urine flows from the bladder to the urethra, to outside of the body. There is a…

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Neurological Incontinence: Causes and Symptoms

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Our central nervous system is responsible for regulating the lower urinary tract and the way we hold and expel urine in a coordinated, controlled manner. Neurological disorders like Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, ALS or dementia can affect the way the lower urinary tract is able to function. Therefore, it’s common that people with these disorders…

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Incontinence from Injuries

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When someone suffers an injury to the spinal cord, including the sacral, lumbar, thoracic or cervical area, the communication between the nerves that control bladder function and the brain can get disrupted and cause urinary incontinence. Injury Incontinence and Men Incontinence from spinal cord injuries is one of the most common causes of male urinary incontinence.…

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Incontinence Caused by Diet

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Your diet can play a major role when you are dealing with urinary incontinence; certain foods and beverages are known to both irritate the bladder and worsen urinary incontinence symptoms. In many cases, incontinence caused by diet can be prevented by changing some of your food and drink choices. Diet Incontinence: Causes and Symptoms Diet-related…

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