Incontinence products come in a wide range of sizes from extra small to XL+. Heavier individuals may find it difficult to find larger sized briefs in brick and mortar stores. Fortunately, National Incontinence
carries a variety of XL+ products for bariatric patients.
“I am several months post-partum and I’m still having troubling with leakage problems. I’ve heard about exercise weights that I can use to tone my vaginal muscles. Can you tell me more about these weights?” Read More
This past week, we’ve added 10 new products to our site. These incontinence products are all value-priced and manufactured by McKesson
, which provides health products for long term care facilities, home health agencies and HME suppliers. Among the new products, one is an incontinence pad, five are briefs, two are pull ups and the last two are waterproof underpads.
“I am overweight and I have problems controlling my bladder. Sometimes I have accidents and it’s so embarrassing! My friend mentioned suggested that I lose weight to help stop the leaks. Is this true – will losing weight improve my incontinence problem?” Read More
Depend wants you to drop your pants.
Yes, you read that right. The “Drop Your Pants for Underwareness” campaign is Kimberly-Clark’s latest push to reduce stigma associated with incontinence and wearing adult briefs and underwear.
A new study has found that 1 in 3 female triathletes suffer from pelvic floor disorders, including urinary incontinence and fecal incontinence.
Researchers from Loyola University Health System (LUHS) surveyed 311 (median age range of 35-44) who participated in triathlete groups. Eighty two percent of these women were currently training for a triathlon.
Last week, an unusual story came out of New York, where a Chicago-based hardware company reportedly limits employees to a 6-minute bathroom break each day in attempts to increase worker productivity. Read More
Skin health and personal hygiene are critical when taking care of a loved one who is both incontinent and bedridden. Staying in bed for long hours, while wearing an adult diaper can cause painful pressure sores (bed sores) on the skin. If left untreated, pressure sores can be deadly. Read More
Many men who experience incontinence are often reluctant to seek help about their bladder problems. They feel embarrassed, yet would suffer in silence than go to the doctor’s. Oftentimes, they’ll scour the Internet to figure out what’s going on with their body and what they can do to stop the leakage. Read More
One of the most common and frustrating side effects of prostate surgery is urinary incontinence. It affects about half of all patients who undergo surgery, interfering with social, work and sexual life. The most common type of incontinence patients will experience is stress incontinence. Read More
There are several type of urinary incontinences. We’ve talked extensively about stress incontinence and urge incontinence, however there is one type of incontinence you may not know much about: functional incontinence. Read More