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Having trouble getting your elder to wear incontinence protection? by Carol Bradley Bursack Posted Wed 06 Apr 2011 12:00am Many elders need so protection for occasional incontinence. Others need major protection all of the time. No matter the type of protection needed, the idea of needing anything at all can be offending to the elder. Convincing the person to wear protection can be an art. Read more about incontinence protection on ... Read on »
Urinary Incontinence -- How We Beat Alzheimer's Incontinence -- The Solution by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Wed 18 Nov 2009 10:00pm We are on a three day roll. No pee pee. No pee pee pajamas. No pee pee underwear. No pee pee pants...... Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room Editor My mother suffered from urinary incontinence long before I moved to Delray Beach to take care of her. My sister Joanne was the first to notice the problem -- 8 or 9 years ago. ... Read on »
Experiencing Stress and Urge Incontinence at the same time? That’s Mixed Incontinence by Allanda .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 06 Jun 2014 10:10am It isn’t unusual to experience Stress Incontinence and Urge Incontinence together. This is know as Mixed Incontinence , and can happen because the causes of Stress Incontinence and Urge Incontinence are very different. Our latest detailed feature on t ypes of incontinence covers Mixed Incontinence , how it occurs and what can be done to tr ... Read on »
The Different Types of Incontinence by Allanda .. Patient Expert Posted Sat 26 Jul 2008 10:13am Stress Incontinence This is the most common type ofincontinenceand is common in women after childbirth or menopause. Usually only a small amount of urine leaks out but this can be enough to cause embarrassment or concern. This often happens due to physical exertion. Urge Incontinence Urge is the second most common type ofincontinence. It is ... Read on »
Weight loss more important to Incontinence than birth method according to survey by Allanda .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 15 Apr 2012 9:59am Women who have given birth vaginally are more likely to develop incontinence decades later than moms who delivered their babies via caesarean section, according to a new study from Sweden. Dr. Steven Swift, director of urogynecology and incontinence at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, who did not participate in this r ... Read on »
Dad Tries to Ignore Incontinence Issue by Carol Bradley Bursack Posted Sun 20 Oct 2013 12:00am Dear Carol: My Dad is 76. He was diagnosed with aggressive prostate cancer five years ago, so he had surgery. The surgery saved his life, but it’s done a job on his ego. The biggest issue is occasional but unpredictable incontinence. I’ve tried to tell him that I know there are pads to use for this but he says th ... Read on »
Senior Citizens and Incontinence by Allanda .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 02 Feb 2011 4:08am Tweet Urinary incontinence is a bladder control problem that affects people of all ages, not just the elderly. One of the great misconceptions about incontinence is that it is a natural and expected part of aging. But that’s not true; just because you’re elderly doesn’t mean you have to accept the loss of bladder control as a normal part of ge ... Read on »
Recent Reader Question About Dotty And Urinary Incontinence by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Thu 15 Apr 2010 10:44am Trust me. Noone wants to pee on themselves. Not even someone suffering from Alzheimer's disease.... By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room Just so you know. I don't mind when readers ask me questions via email. I do not find the questions intrusive in any way. I hope the information helps. Question: Does Dotty we ... Read on »
New Clinical Trial for Moms with Incontinence by Cascia T. Posted Tue 30 Mar 2010 1:50pm According to the National Institutes of Health, an estimated 20 million women in America have some loss of bladder control. Along with the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health, Athena Feminine Technologies, Inc. is initiating a nationwide enrollment for Phase IV of the DUETS (Device for Urinary Incontinence, Effect ... Read on »
Urinary incontinence after prostate cancer treatment by Allanda .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 04 Oct 2011 3:22pm Issue Codes Incontinence Products for Men Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in the UK, affecting around 37,000 men every year. Approximately one in ten men will develop prostate cancer at some point during their lifetime, with the majority of cases occurring in men over the age of 75. The good news is that the majority ... Read on »