Incontinence from Prostate Cancer Surgery Acceptable Trade-off for John T
John T maternal grandfather and uncle both had prostate cancer so when John first started experiencing even minor dribbling of around the age of 40. As long as his PSA remained low, he and his doctor just kept an eye on the situation. Eventually, though, his symptoms grew serious enough that he saw a urologist.
Brief? Pad? Diaper? The Heartfelt but Conflicting Efforts to Destigmatize Incontinence Wear
Adult Incontinence: Not Just Something that Happens to Older People
Adult incontinence is one more of those health issues that is routinely misunderstood by the public in general, and even by some health care providers. It’s true that older adults are more prone to incontinence due to things like menopause in women and prostate challenges in men. Additionally, the aging process means fewer hormones in both genders as well as bladder cancer and cancer treatments and cognitive challenges presented by Alzheimer’s and other dementias. What’s far too often missed,...
Adult Incontinence Rash Happens: How to Prevent It and/or Treat It
Human skin is not meant to withstand close contact with urine-saturated briefs for extended periods of time. When bowel incontinence is also an issue, the chance of skin reactions increases even further. How do people prevent skin irritation and even serious rashes when they need to wear incontinence products? With careful attention to detail. What exactly causes these rashes?
Why Are Egosan Incontinence Products Superior? Technology!
If you are experiencing incontinence yourself or caring for someone who is, you’ve probably tried protection products that you find in a store or searched for the cheapest ones online. Few people realize that widely advertised brands may not be what they need. Sure, these provide bulk to absorb some urine, but premium brands like Egosan will perform far better, with Egosan being the leader. The reason is advanced technology. First some background...
Will Pregnancy and Childbirth Increase Your Risk of Developing Incontinence?
Most women who give birth experience moments of awe and gratitude after experiencing such a miracle. However, few would say that the experience left their body unchanged. Since we’re human, most of us can appreciate our bodies for what they’ve done yet also find ourselves upset over some of the changes that may or may not resolve over time...
Is There a Link Between Diabetes and Incontinence?
While having diabetes doesn’t mean that you will experience incontinence, the disease does seem to increase your incontinence risk. There are several factors that may at least partially explain the reason for this connection.
It’s About Dignity: Incontinence, Public Bathrooms and Changing Tables
During the time that I was regularly taking my dad to medical appointments, I found that even clinics didn’t always have a restroom where I could take him. Private restrooms are more available now in places like clinics and malls, but they are still not plentiful enough. Those that do have private restrooms are often proud of their changing tables, as they should be. However, these are generally toddler-sized. Yet there are legions of adults and caregivers of adults who also need a changing t...
Dementia Caregiver’s Experience Brought Premium Incontinence Protection To the US
“I didn’t know what I was doing,” Harris said. “You hear about national brands and expect them to perform but everyone was frustrated with the lack of quality that resulted in leakage and frequent changes. Lots of bed changes, too. The facility would contact me when they needed more supplies and I’d try to find the best products I could online, yet the name brands we tried were unsatisfactory.
Husband Has Problems Accepting Surgically Caused Bowel Incontinence
Dear Carol: My husband has bowel incontinence caused by a surgical procedure that had to be redone three times. The third time something went wrong and caused what will be life-long bowel incontinence whenever he coughs or lifts anything. He was a heavy machine operator for years and just used toilet paper for the leaks but there’s got to be a better way. I love this man. He’s stood with me...
Egosan Conquers Nighttime Incontinence Challenge with Breakthrough Technology
Now it’s here in the form of Egosan X-Dry. Due to advanced technology, Egosan X-Dry hyper-absorbent pullups or diaper style briefs should allow you or your loved one to wake up in a dry bed! For wearers, Egosan X-Dry offers of a top level of...