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Incontinence Brand TENA Tries New Marketing Tactic

by Chelsea Wardach April 25, 2013 2 min read

Looks like Depend isn’t the only incontinence brand with a new advertising campaign.

SCA, global hygiene and forest products company, announced last week that they’re launching a new brand packaging for their TENA pads, making it easier for women with a leaky bladder to choose incontinence pads based on their lifestyle.

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Former NFL Player is New Spokesman for Depend for Men

by Chelsea Wardach April 23, 2013 1 min read

Tony Siragusa, former NFL player and host of DIY Network’s “Man Caves”, is telling men who experience a little leak here and there to “guard their manhood” with Depend Guards and Shields, Ad Age reports.

Siragusa is the official spokesman for Depend’s first-ever ad campaign, “Guard Your Manhood“, aimed at men who suffer from light bladder leakage, a condition that affects 23 million men, according to Kimberly-Clark Corp.

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Staying Dry with Incontinence Supplies During Menopause

by Chelsea Wardach April 02, 2013 1 min read

“I’m currently going through menopause and need protection from my leaking bladder. What options do I have?”

As women get older, their estrogen levels begin to decrease, which in turn, affects bladder control. Fortunately, there are various incontinence products available to help you stay dry during your menopausal years.

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Best Ways to Manage Light Bladder Leakage

by Chelsea Wardach March 28, 2013 1 min read

Do you leak urine while you cough or sneeze? You could be experiencing light bladder leakage, which affects one in three women. However, that’s no reason to let little leaks stop you from doing the things you love. Here are three ways to help you manage light bladder leakage.
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Experiencing Light Bladder Leakage? Try Poise Pads.

by Chelsea Wardach March 12, 2013 1 min read

If you’re using period pads to protect against light bladder leakage (LBL), it’s time for a change. Poise explained why, using three tests that compared their ultra-thin pads with the leading period-only ultra-thin pads. Here are some of the results.
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Never Been Pregnant, Yet Experiencing Bladder Leakage?

by Chelsea Wardach February 28, 2013 1 min read

“Recently, I’ve been leaking urine, which has led me to wear bladder pads! I’ve heard that women who had babies often have bladder problems, but I’ve never been pregnant before. What is wrong with me?”
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Which Incontinence Pad is Right for Me?

by Chelsea Wardach February 21, 2013 2 min read

If you’re experiencing light bladder leakage or dribbling issues, you might want to consider wearing an incontinence pad for protection. Lightweight and discreet, these bladder control pads provide a sense of security if you start to leak and can’t get to a bathroom in time. They’re easy to use and replace because they have an adhesive backing that sticks onto your own underwear.
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Risk of Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Incontinence Increases after Vaginal Delivery

by Chelsea Wardach February 19, 2013 2 min read

Women are more likely to experience urinary incontinence (UI), prolapse, and fecal incontinence 20 years after one vaginal delivery compared to one caesarean section, according to new research published in a thesis from Sahlgrenska Academy at Gothenburg University in Sweden.
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Prevent Bladder Leakage During Exercise

by Bryan Mercer December 11, 2012 2 min read

“I am 6 months post-partum and just recently started running again. But whenever I do, I wet myself! I love to run, and I don’t want to give it up. What can I do to prevent this embarrassing condition?”

It looks like you’re experiencing exercise-induced incontinence, a form of stress incontinence. It means that urinary leakage occurs during any physical activity that puts pressure onto your abdomen.

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New iDry App Helps Users Manage Incontinence Problems

by Chelsea Wardach November 20, 2012 1 min read

For those who are attached to their iPhones and iPads, there’s a new free app designed to help you overcome urinary incontinence problems. Developed by Jeff Pepper, founder of Three Ten LLC, iDry allows users to log events, such as when they change an incontinence pad and how much urine was passed, and identify factors, such as exercises and diet changes, that may reduce incontinence symptoms.
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Guidelines to Help Family Doctors Evaluate Incontinence in Women

by Chelsea Wardach November 13, 2012 1 min read

Of the 25 million American adults who experience urinary incontinence, 75-80 percent of those are women. Despite this high prevalence, the topic of bladder leakage is still hush-hush at the doctor’s office because women are often embarrassed to discuss the issue with their doctors.
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Urinary Incontinence: Think Before You Drink

by Chelsea Wardach November 06, 2012 1 min read

What and how much you drink matters when it comes to urinary incontinence.

Caffeinated drinks, such as coffee, tea, and soda, and acidic drinks, like citrus juice, can irritate your bladder and cause you to produce more urine. Alcoholic beverages also act as a diuretic and can quickly stimulate your bladder.

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