Incontinence is a common condition affecting approximately 13 million Americans (possibly more because many of those living with it may feel shame, embarrassment or anxiety, and do not feel comfortable discussing the topic). It is estimated that the 70% of people with incontinence don’t seek help for their problem. Needing help and being vulnerable is something that is hard to accept for many people, especially those who have played the role of caregiver throughout their lifetime, making it even more difficult to accept care for themselves.
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It's Normal. It’s in the title of a children’s potty-training book- a book you’ll see in nearly every single kid’s room. It’s a book that we use to teach our kids that going to the bathroom is just an everyday, ordinary thing- Everybody Poops.
Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced that its Personal Care Division, a leading manufacturer in the disposable incontinence product category for over 35 years, launched their most absorbent and highest performing product line in the Attends ® family.
With the holiday season comes all the various aspects that make for a joyous experience. Endless laughs with family and friends, the infectious Christmas spirit, delicious food; no wonder it’s considered the most wonderful time of the year! However, whether you are caring for someone with incontinence or experiencing it for yourself, worrying about accidental bladder leakage can quickly spoil the Christmas spirit.
The physical and mental benefits of yoga are well documented. It can help you increase your strength and flexibility, lower your risk of heart disease, and even ease anxiety and depression. Studies now show that yoga can help women who suffer from urinary incontinence by improving pelvic health and help gain more control over their bladders. If you have urinary incontinence, it's important to explore your options to maintain the active and happy lifestyle you’ve always enjoyed.
If you suffer from Crohn's disease, you understand the difficulties of choosing the right meal option. While you may have to actively manage your diet, it is possible to have a nutritional diet plan providing the calories you need, while making sure your Crohn's symptoms don't flare up.
With the beginning of spring, warm weather, and the hint of summer right around the corner, this time of year can be a bright spot after the dreary cold of winter. However, with warmer weather can come seasonal issues with your patients’ care, especially when their bladder control problems can cause issues with their sleep quality as well.
With today’s sky-rocketing medical costs and expenses, making the effort to gather information on diaper reimbursement could be eye-opening. You may even discover hidden financial benefits that you or one of your family members could be aided by if you consistently purchase bladder control products.
Struggling with nightly incontinence? You are not alone. According to the National Association for Continence, approximately 25 million Americans are affected by bladder control. It’s very possible that this number is even higher, since many adults find it difficult and embarrassing to discuss bed-wetting with medical professionals.