Both urinary incontinence and chronic illnesses can be challenging and, at times, isolating to deal with -- but it's important to remember that you are not alone in facing either of these problems. If you have a chronic illness and are facing urinary incontinence, there are many other people like you who are dealing with the same issue.
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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.
Whether you plan on hosting dinner in your own home or visiting friends and family, the right planning can help you avoid sudden trips to the bathroom when gathered around the table. Check out these helpful hints and delicious recipes that are easy on your digestive tract and are sure to impress all the guests!
Autumn is a beautiful season filled with colorful leaves and amazing flavors. There’s nothing like fresh hot apple cider or a slice of sweet potato pie in the Fall! Those who suffer from chronic inflammation due to diabetes, arthritis or other illnesses might feel limited on what they can enjoy, due to their diet. However, there are plenty of autumn foods that taste delicious while also reducing inflammation. Here’s just a few:
Experiencing indigestion ruins the best of meals. While you’d love to chat with your dining companions about the amazing pasta dish you just had, a sour tummy relegates you to the restroom instead. Enjoying a warm cup of tea after a meal soothes an upset stomach and alleviate general discomforts such as gas or bloating. Not only do these tea elixirs aid in digestion, they are also easy to make and quite tasty!
Whether you’re a caregiver choosing an incontinence product for a patient or loved one or an adult with incontinence that is searching for a brand to provide comfort and mobility; picking the best disposable adult incontinence product will make a big difference in quality of life.