Types Of Incontinence

Why We Need Early Intervention for Incontinence in Children

Bladder and bowel problems are estimated to affect up to 28% of all children at any one time. Unfortunately,…

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It Isn’t Just Women: Spreading Incontinence Awareness for Both Sexes

From lack of resources to lack of publicity, incontinence in men is a topic that needs serious attention. Leakages…

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Tips and Guidance on Managing Urinary Incontinence in Children

Looking after a child with incontinence can cause many practical and social problems. As a child is taught toilet…

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What are the Different Types of Light Incontinence Products?

When it is unnecessary to buy the most absorbent all in ones for your leaks, it can be hard…

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Cryotherapy for Prostate Cancer: What is It?

Prostate cancer recently overtook breast cancer to become the UK’s third biggest cancer killer. According to Prostate Cancer UK,…

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What Causes Secondary Nocturnal Enuresis in Children?

A child learns bladder control at a young age. It can, therefore, be shocking and alarming when they experience…

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Dehydration in Seniors: Preventing this Surprising Cause of Incontinence

It is estimated that between 6 and 30 percent of hospitalised people aged 65 years and older are dehydrated….

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A Guide to Choosing Bowel Incontinence Products

Bowel incontinence, also known as faecal incontinence is a surprisingly common condition in both men and…

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Anal Sphincter Muscle Damage: A Common Cause of Faecal Incontinence

Studies suggest that in the UK, constipation and bowel incontinence affects between 3% and 15% of the population. Anal…

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What Is Chronic Prostatitis?

Urological disease experts assert that between 35-50% of males experience symptoms of Prostatitis at a particular time.

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Dementia and Incontinence: How to provide Exceptional Care

Continence is something that is learnt and retained during childhood. However, staying continent is harder than simply a rehearsed…

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How Does Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Cause Incontinence?

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia is a non-cancerous increase in the size of the prostate. Despite being rarely discussed, Benign Prostatic…

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Toilet Aids for Seniors: How You Can Help an Incontinent Elderly Individual

As we age, we might find that we need help with tasks that we have always done by ourselves….

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Incontinence after Robotic Prostatectomy: What to Expect

Robotic Prostatectomy is becoming the most prominent choice for the surgical removal of prostate cancer. The popularity of the…

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Incontinence During Pregnancy: The Common Struggle

It is estimated that 63 percent of women with stress incontinence say their symptoms began during…

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Bladder Surgery for Stress Incontinence: What are your Options?

The term “bladder surgery” is one which many people edge away from. It can be invasive and extreme. However,…

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What is Reflex Incontinence?

Many of us have never heard of the term “reflex incontinence”. However, it can be one of the most…

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Teenage Incontinence : Where to Start

Experiencing incontinence can be scary and embarrassing. Finding out you have the condition can bring about a range of…

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Why is Faecal Incontinence in the Elderly so Common?

Faecal incontinence is the second most common reason for committing the elderly to nursing homes. It is even estimated…

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Living with a Hyperactive Colon: Tips and Advice

A hyperactive colon is commonly referred to as an irritable bowel. The condition is a dysfunction of the large…

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Choosing the Right Male Incontinence Pants

Incontinence refers to the involuntary loss of urine or stool due to several underlying reasons. Although women are 5…

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The use of an Anal Plug for Incontinence Management

Contrary to what many people might think, faecal incontinence is quite a common condition—and not only amongst the elderly…

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Overactive Bowel : What are the Causes and Symptoms?

The digestive system is the body’s sewer system that processes the body’s waste product of metabolism. The output is…

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What is Double Incontinence?

Although there are many different types of incontinence, many people are not aware of the variations. Since some types…

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How to Treat Stress Incontinence in Males

What Causes Male Stress Incontinence?   It is estimated that 22.6 million men are affected by severe incontinence. Although stress…

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What is Functional Incontinence?

It is likely that you have read articles or heard discussions about stress incontinence, urge incontinence and overflow incontinence….

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What is Total Incontinence?

Total incontinence is the continuous and total loss of urinary control and is the severest type of incontinence. It…

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How to Manage Stress Incontinence when Running

Although experiencing leaks whilst running can be embarrassing, you should know that you are not alone in experiencing the…

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How to Treat Nighttime Incontinence

Experiencing leakage during the night often happens to individuals as they age. This can be a scary and embarrassing…

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What Causes Senior Incontinence and how can it be Managed?

It is estimated that 32% of older people in the UK are affected by urinary incontinence. Although people of…

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Practising Male Incontinence Exercises

Incontinence can often be a barrier to an individual’s participation in sport and fitness activities. However,…

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What is the ideal Diet Plan for Managing Faecal Incontinence?

Faecal incontinence is generally defined as the recurrent inability to voluntarily control the passage of bowel movements. Also known…

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Learning about Mixed Incontinence

The phrase “mixed incontinence” may not be well recognised, however, it is a more common condition than you may…

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What is Urge Incontinence?

Urge incontinence is a condition that has not been extensively researched or fully understood, however it seems to become…

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Overflow Incontinence Symptoms to look out for

Overflow incontinence accounts for approximately 10-15% of all incontinence cases. It is important to understand the main symptoms of…

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What is Stress Incontinence?

Incontinence describes any accidental or involuntary loss of urine from the bladder or loss of faeces from the bowel. …

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