What is Incontinence and How to Manage It

What is Incontinence? Incontinence is the loss of bladder or bowel control. Although it is a common and embarrassing problem, it is not a normal part of aging. Incontinence symptoms can be mild; such as an occasional slight loss of urine. Or symptoms can be very severe with a complete loss of control of both bladder and bowel. Most people’s symptoms fall somewhere in between. Types of Incontinence Stress incontinence happens when pressure or stress is placed on the bladder from sneezing, laughing, coughing or heavy lifting. A small amount of urine leaks out during these activities. Urge incontinence causes

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Medline Disposable Incontinence Product Types

Medline Disposable Incontinence Product Types Each individual is different. Regardless of whether someone has light or heavy incontinence, he or she should have access to high quality products to manage their condition. Medline offers the following guidelines to help you select the right product. Disposable Incontinence Product Types Adult briefs Can be worn by people who:   Are bedridden Are difficult to turn or position Can be aggressive or combative Have frequent, loose or watery stools   Two-piece pant with liner Are appropriate for people who: Can walk Only need one person to assist them Can wear underwear or self-toilet

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