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 […]

Be in control, don’t let your bladder control you. Here’s how…

Involuntary loss of urine, or incontinence, is fairly common. The good news is there are things you can do to get better control of your bladder. Options include a range from lifestyle changes to surgery. There is an option that’s right for you.    Track your habits to avoid trouble Three places to look for […]

Do I have a UTI? – Know the symptoms of a Urinary Tract Infection

Urinary Tract Infections, also commonly called UTIs, involve parts of the body concerned with the production, storage, and excretion of urine. These are the urethra, kidneys, bladder, and ureters. Infection can impact the lower or upper tract. The following includes some symptoms to look out for. If you have concerning symptoms, contact your healthcare provider. […]

Don’t be afraid to talk: Talk with your doctor about all your issues

There are certain things guys just don’t want to talk about. Wouldn’t it be great if simply ignoring a problem was enough to make it go away? Don’t learn the hard way that the opposite is true. Ignoring health concerns can sometimes give small problems time to become big problems. Talk to your doctor. It […]

Caring for a Loved One with Incontinence – How You Can Help Them

Men can experience incontinence for several reasons – traumatic injury, prostate health, diabetes, obesity and more. The good news is there are quite a few treatment options, but it is also important as a caregiver to help support them through their issues. As a caregiver, it is important to provide personal care and find effective […]

I have my life back thanks to treatment – What I did to regain control over the bathroom 

Nancy Ferrari, Senior Editor of Harvard Health, shares the following story of one man who regained control over the bathroom.   Christopher Miller is a 56-year old husband, father and real-estate agent. He became incontinent after a radical prostatectomy following a cancer diagnosis. Miller says he was led to believe the condition would resolve within […]

Lower your blood sugar and lessen incontinence – Being diabetic can be a cause of incontinence 

According to the Centers for Disease Control, about 10% of Americans have Type 2 diabetes. With Type 2 diabetes, the body is unable to maintain adequate glucose levels. A common consequence is incontinence. You may be able to lessen the impact of incontinence by lowering your blood sugar.   How does diabetes cause incontinence?   […]

Why am I incontinent – 10 reasons you may be incontinent 

Incontinence, or the involuntary leakage of urine, is a common problem affecting millions of men every day around the world and over 5 million men in the United States. Causes may vary, but here are 10 of the most frequent reasons for incontinence.     Prostate treatment   Incontinence often results when the prostate becomes […]