Personal protective equipment (PPE) is no longer only used by those working in industrial settings to protect against toxic chemicals and fumes or medical professionals treating HIV or other infectious diseases. The Covid-19 crisis has made PPE a critical gear for a wide range of frontline healthcare workers who step out of their homes everyday […]
Wear PPE? This is a Must-Buy to Prevent Facial Irritation
4 Ways to Avoid PPE Skin Damage
Personal protective equipment (PPE) can become the cause of facial skin irritation and injury if you are wearing it for long periods of time without any barrier between your skin and the PPE. Here are some of the suggested solutions that will help you avoid PPE skin damage and continue performing the exemplary work that […]
What are some tips for traveling with male incontinence?
Traveling with incontinence is a breeze with Men’s Liberty. Enjoy the freedom to travel across town or around the world with our convenient, secure system. Here’s what else helps. Plan ahead Don’t wait until the last minute to talk with your doctor. You’ll want to give yourself time to get a handle on your […]
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. 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 involuntary loss […]
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 also dealing with cancer can feel daunting. It can be helpful to keep some perspective. The vast majority of men will regain full control of their bladders. Talk with your doctor […]
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. As the motor neurons die, signals that direct things like movement and bladder control no longer communicate. In this instance the condition is called neurogenic bladder. Neurogenic bladder Neurogenic […]
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? You may be if you have one of the following medical conditions. High blood pressure Your blood pressure should be no higher […]
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 improve or resolve. […]
Catheters vs. Diapers vs. Other Absorbents: What Are The Pros and Cons of Using An External Catheter Over An Adult Diaper?
Trying to decide on the best option for living well with incontinence? Consider the pros and cons of the most common options, adult diapers, and external catheters. Benefits of adult diapers Adult diapers are widely available. Buy them just about anywhere including grocery, convenience and big box stores. You can even buy them online […]
What are the Best Types of Clothing To Wear With Incontinence?
Living with incontinence can impact your life in ways you may not realize at first. Knowing what to expect and planning ahead can reduce frustration and stress. The type of clothing you wear is one example. Ideally, you want to wear clothing that makes your life easier. Your clothing choices might be guided by your […]