Age doesn’t matter – Bladder loss can happen at any age

Urinary incontinence or the accidental leakage of urine can happen at any age. Here are some of the most common causes.   Nerve damage Over time, diabetes can lead to nerve damage or diabetic neuropathy. One consequence is incontinence, which can happen at any age. Because nerves send signals that communicate between the brain and […]

I don’t like my doctor or his suggestions about my incontinence 

It’s ok to change your doctor. Here are some signs to know when it’s right to change:   Your doctor doesn’t seem to listen or understand your concerns Managing incontinence can be unnecessarily challenging without the right doctor or medical advice. Part of getting to the right advice is listening closely. If your doctor brushes […]

Keep it clean – Tips on keeping catheters clean and staying sanitary

Soap and water are the most important tools for keeping catheters clean and staying sanitary. Here’s your game plan. Lather up According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) removing germs with handwashing can help prevent colds, diarrhea, respiratory infections, and even eye and skin infections. Handwashing is also important for keeping your catheter clean […]

How Your Bladder Changes with Age

The bladder is an organ that we use every day, and yet for most of us, we don’t really stop to think about our bladder or how it functions until it stops working correctly. When this happens, we embark upon a crash course in bladder information, from anatomy and architecture to form and function. For […]

Traveling to the Beach with Incontinence: Don’t Let it Interrupt Your Vacation!

Summer is here which means long travels to the beach, swimming and exploring. It can be an exciting time for you and your family, but it can also be stressful because of your incontinence. It is important to take back control of your life and your bladder, especially when you are trying to enjoy a […]

Why Diet Matters When Suffering From Incontinence

Unfortunately, there is no “diet” to cure incontinence. On the other hand, what you are eating can have an important effect on the issues you may be facing. When suffering from incontinence, it is important to understand all the ways that you can help to manage your problems. Read on to learn more about how […]

You can still have a sex life even with a catheter – Catheter use doesn’t mean that you can’t have sex

If you think incontinence means you can no longer enjoy a healthy sex life, think again. You can do the things you normally do, including have sex, with a little creativity. These ideas are from men who are also living with incontinence.   Empty your bladder before sex Some men have found that spacing liquids […]