This post is for those who are new to wearing incontinence briefs – whether you’re caring for someone with bladder problems or are experiencing the condition yourself.
Putting on and changing an adult diaper can be tricky, especially if you’ve never had practice before. The process is similar to changing a baby’s diaper.
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(also called adult pull ons or protective underwear) offer a great way for people with bladder problems to manage their leaks while also leading an active life. There are many different styles of adult pull ups to choose from and it’s important that you choose the right type to prevent embarrassing accidents.
Incontinence pads are ideal for people with light incontinence. This means you don’t so much that you need an adult brief, but you leak just enough to need some light protection to keep dry. Incontinence pads are not one size fits all; in fact, they come in different lengths, widths, styles and absorbencies. One person may choose the Tena Pads
, while another person may prefer the Tena Serenity Active Ultra pads
is a exercise device used to help women strengthen their pelvic floor muscles. In addition to treating poor bladder control, this kegel exerciser also helps improve sexual pleasure. Before using the Kegelmaster, make sure that you empty your bladder and hand wash the device with soap and water.
Pelvic floor exercises are often recommended as the first line of treatment for stress incontinence. The exercises, also known as kegels, are designed to strengthen the pelvic floor. Your kegel muscles, or pubococcygeus (PC) muscles, provide support for bladder, uterus, and bowel; if they’re weakened, you may have trouble controlling your bladder or bowel. Read More
Many men will experience bladder leakage after prostate surgery. Simple tasks and movements, such as riding a bike, sneezing, and getting up from a seated position, can all result in you wetting yourself. This loss of bladder control can last a few weeks or months, and can cause men to feel embarrassed and withdraw from social activities. Read More
If your incontinent loved one is bedridden, you’ll need to learn how to properly change his/her diaper. Prompt and frequent changes are crucial in preventing painful bedsores and rashes.
Before you start cleaning, make sure to inform your loved one that you are about to change his/her diaper. Throughout the whole process, kindly explain to them what you’re doing, so they won’t be alarmed.
Old urine stains are unsightly and can smell for years. If urine has ruined your old mattress, couch, or floor, your best option is to erase the stain with an enzyme-based cleaner. The enzymes actually attack and destroy the uric acid crystals which cause the smell and odor found in urine. Read More
If you’re experiencing bladder leakage, there are some effective strategies to help you regain bladder control. Timed voiding is a strategy that helps “retrain” the bladder so it doesn’t empty too frequently or urgently. The goal of timed voiding is to empty your bladder on a regular basis so accidents don’t occur. While that instruction seems easy to follow, these steps can help you be more successful. Read More
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, or cones, are great for women suffering from urinary incontinence. Exercises can be discreetly performed anytime
– except during menstruation, intercourse, or pregnancy. With regular use, vaginal weights may help prevent those embarrassing leaks
and can even lead to stronger and more frequent orgasms