Understanding Incontinence

June 23, 2020
Is Your Child Wetting The Bed?

Have you woken up in mornings to your child saying sorry for wetting their bed and pyjamas? You and your child should be comforted that help is available and the good news is they may grow out of it. What is Nocturnal Enuresis? Nocturnal enuresis is the involuntary urination while asleep, also known as bedwetting. […]

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May 28, 2019
Supporting Mental Health in UI Patients

Urinary Incontinence (UI) affects more than 423 million people worldwide. That’s 8.7% of the world’s population. Among those diagnosed with UI, almost half over the age of 65 depend on the care of others at home or in a nursing home. Urinary incontinence is a symptom of other health conditions, many of which are physical. […]

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March 20, 2019
Caring for People with Reduced Mobility

As caregivers, we deal with the day-to-day difficulties when it comes to providing adequate care to a patient or a family member that we must take care of. Carrying out this task properly for a bedridden or a patient with restricted mobility, regardless of their age, implies certain difficulties. There are daily basic needs that must […]

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March 20, 2019
Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that gradually destroys the dopamine neurons of the brain's dark substance. Dopamine is a chemical that transmits signals to the part of the brain that controls movement. When there is a loss of dopamine in the brain, it cannot co-ordinate with the rest of the body. The 3 major […]

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February 21, 2019
Myths and Realities About Urinary Incontinence

Let's face it: urinary incontinence is still a taboo. The recognition of the disease is not easy, and that is why there have always been myths about the pathology. To banish these legends we have decided to comment on some of the most common. It is said that urinary incontinence is typical of the elderly. […]

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February 21, 2019
Skincare & Incontinence

Our skin over the years is weakening and suffering as it changes, which can affect the loss of elasticity and hydration. Over the years, adult skin receives less blood flow, which causes wounds to take a longer time to heal. Therefore, it is vital to take care of every small injury that may arise. There […]

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January 23, 2019
How to Assess if your Patient has a Urinary Problem

On numerous occasions, you may encounter some patients who come for a consultation and have some type of urinary problem. Determining its origin, the causes and treatment is key to improve their quality of life and well-being. In general, experts follow this protocol to know the type of incontinence that your patient has: Voiding Diary: […]

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January 7, 2019
Obesity as a Risk Factor for Incontinence

For several years obesity has been linked as a risk factor for incontinence. Numerous studies link both pathologies, especially in women, although it affects both sexes and from an early age. According to experts, overweight and obesity are the main risk factor for urinary incontinence (UI), although they point out that weight loss can be […]

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December 12, 2018
Boost Your Confidence This Festive Season

The festive season is nearly upon us and with that brings much cheer, but unfortunately for some it can also bring up some uncomfortable feelings. When we think of parties and get togethers, some people tend to shy away from the festivities due to fears around bladder weakness or incontinence. Despite these fears, it is […]

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January 23, 2017
Diabetes and Incontinence

People with diabetes can experience challenges with controlling their bladder and bowel.

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