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 […]
Are Prescription Drugs the Answer?
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.
Beer and Incontinence (Cont.)
I know you have been wondering about the results of April’s “test”. The Jury is still out. I’ve tasted eight new brands. So far, I’ve run across a couple that I would order again: Negra Modelo and Pacifico. I can see that this will take some more testing. Some of you more experienced tasters might […]
Get A Job
Today’s job market is highly competitive. No longer having a college degree guarantees success in the workplace. With more and more jobs going overseas or becoming specialized finding employment can be difficult for able-bodied people, never mind the thousands of folks with physical limitations. Furthering your education can be time-consuming and cost-prohibitive as well. How […]
From Scotch to Craft Beer and Incontinence
Welcome back friends! I’m not a drinker – However, back when I was thirty, I found some magazine that listed the twenty best scotches. (If it had been the twenty best bourbons, I would have tried them.) I went to my doctor friend and said, “I’d like to become a social drinker, but I don’t […]
Take a Walk Without Worry!
Welcome back friends! Suddenly, it’s not Winter anymore! We are running about 12 -20º above normal, which means we will be in the low eighties for March. Our desert plants think it’s Spring! Everything is blooming. This is good walking weather. We like early morning walks while it’s still cool.
Men’s Liberty’s Big Questions: Why Does Running Water Make You Need to Pee?
What’s worse than needing a pee when you can’t get to a toilet? The sound of running water, that’s what. Be it from a tap or the rain outside, the soft trickle-trickle noise can seem like it’s mocking your bladder. Quite why the sound makes us even more desperate to pee is uncertain, but we […]
My One Year Check Up….
I visited my urologist yesterday. He wanted to know how I was getting along with my Men’s Liberty External catheter. (When I saw him last December, I had just started wearing it. I must have mentioned it, because he remembered.)
Much for which to be Thankful!
Bah-Humbug! That is the name of the play our nine-year-old granddaughter is performing at our local Gaslight Youth Theater. This is her fifth play since the age of six in a cast of thirty or more actors ranging from six to sixteen years. For her, each play is more demanding with more lines and more […]
Three Unexpected Causes for Urinary Incontinence in Men
Welcome back – this week we’re going to be tackling a very practical issue. For men with urinary incontinence or at risk of urinary incontinence, it can be hard to know what to do to minimize risks and improve our bladder control. So this week, I’m going to share three surprising things that could be […]