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DO NOT FEAR, GET IN GEAR

These days it seems like every news outlet, social media platform, and Lord knows what else is buzzing with speculation over what is going to happen with healthcare. Will they abolish Medicaid? What will happen with Medicare? Will disability benefits be cut? These are tough things to consider. Many people are concerned, some even terrified […]

Holistic Kidney Health

 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 […]

Resolve To Be Resolute

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?

10 Foods to Avoid if You Have Urinary Incontinence

If you have urinary incontinence, you may feel strong, sudden urges to pee, especially during the night. Eating or drinking certain things can make symptoms worse, mainly because your bladder is sensitive to irritants that can trigger the urge to go. Paying attention to these triggers—and avoiding them if possible—can go a long way toward cutting […]

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.