Bladder Control Issues Articles

  • Kegel Exercises: Prevent and Manage Urinary Incontinence

    Incontinence is a common condition in seniors. Fortunately, there are simple exercises that men and women of all ages can do to prevent and manage urinary incontinence.

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  • 8 Tips for Traveling with Urinary Incontinence

    Travel plans can run into any number of speedbumps, but incontinence doesn’t have to be one of them. Use these pointers to prevent embarrassing situations and ensure that the journey is as enjoyable as the destination itself.

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  • Bed Wetting in the Elderly

    Nocturnal enuresis is the medical term for bed wetting. This can be an embarrassing and messy issue for older adults, but there are several techniques that can be used to help remedy this problem.

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  • Common Bladder Control Problems in Senior Women

    Learn why postmenopausal women are especially prone to urinary incontinence and what treatments are available to minimize symptoms.

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  • How Do Seniors' Urinary Systems Work?

    When the urinary system doesn't function properly, it can lead to a wide variety of senior health problems.

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  • Incontinence and Bladder Control in the Elderly

    Incontinence, the inability to hold your bladder is an embarrassing problem, but it is also extremely common among elderly people. Help your elderly parent educate themselves on this common condition.

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  • Urinary Tract Infections in the Elderly

    UTIs are often difficult to detect in seniors, but early diagnosis can prevent serious complications. Know the age-related symptoms to look for and learn how to reduce the risk of infection.

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  • What Are the Side Effects of Bladder Control Medications?

    Bladder control and incontinence medications have various side effects depending on the person taking them. Some side effects of over-active bladder (OAB) and incontinence drugs are dry mouth, blurry vision, heartburn and constipation.

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  • You Never Know What a Dementia Patient Will Do Next

    Caring for my husband with dementia presents almost daily challenges. Charlie's latest hygiene habit is as perplexing as it is frustrating.

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  • More is Not Always Better

    When it comes to caring for an aging loved one, more is not always better.

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  • Managing Incontinence in Older Adults

    Under a doctor's care, incontinence can be treated and often cured. The choice of treatment depends on the type of bladder control problem your aging parent has, how serious it is, and what best fits a senior's lifestyle.

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  • How to Take Care of an Elderly Man with Bladder Control Problems

    Tips for caregivers on taking care of an elderly man who has bladder control problems

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