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Why does Sphincter Muscle Damage Cause Faecal Incontinence?

02.01.2018 | Posted in: Bowel Incontinence | Author: Samantha Hall

Faecal incontinence can be a stressful and even life-altering condition. However, it is often misunderstood widely.

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Choosing Severe Incontinence Products

18.12.2017 | Posted in: Incontinence Products | Author: Samantha Hall

According to the National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse in the USA, as many as 60 percent of people suffering from urinary or faecal incontinence do not look for a solution.

 

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Top Tips for Managing Incontinence at Night

04.12.2017 | Posted in: Incontinence | Author: Samantha Hall

The International Continence Society defines Nocturnal Enuresis as “two or more nighttime voids”. Whilst incontinence at nighttime is a subject that has been poorly researched and is often avoided in conversation, it is something that can have a devastating impact on a person’s life.

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Causes of Incontinence in Elderly Individuals

28.11.2017 | Posted in: Incontinence | Author: Samantha Hall

Although people of any age can be affected by incontinence, it is much more common in elderly individuals, particularly women. It is estimated that 24% of older people in the UK are affected by urinary incontinence. 30-60% of older people in institutional care in the UK are affected by urinary incontinence, and 25% by bowel incontinence.

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Female Incontinence Treatment: Where to Start

02.11.2017 | Posted in: Female Incontinence | Author: Samantha Hall

Due to the effects of factors such as childbirth and menopause, women are much more likely to suffer from incontinence than men. In fact, it has been estimated that 9.6 million women in the UK are affected by bladder problems.

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Top Tips for Managing Dementia and Incontinence

30.10.2017 | Posted in: Dementia | Author: Samantha Hall

Many of us think of incontinence as being a condition suffered mainly by the elderly. Although young people can also suffer from incontinence, this assumption is on some levels true. Prevalence of urinary and faecal incontinence increases with age, with urinary incontinence affecting around 39% of women over 60, and an estimated 30% of men over 65.

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How to look after a Teenager with Incontinence

12.10.2017 | Posted in: Incontinence | Author: Samantha Hall

The International Continence Society defines urinary incontinence as “the complaint of any involuntary leakage of urine”. Teenagers with incontinence can often be reluctant to seek advice or try even address the incontinence.

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Do you have incontinence? Common urinary incontinence symptoms you shouldn’t ignore

02.10.2017 | Posted in: Urinary Incontinence | Author: Samantha Hall

The NHS defines urinary incontinence as the unintentional passing of urine. However, when recognizing incontinence, it is important to know the difference between having incontinence and urinating after drinking liquid in excess.

 

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A Full Guide to Stress Incontinence in Men

29.09.2017 | Posted in: Stress Incontinence | Author: Samantha Hall

Up to 15% of men over the age of 60 suffer from stress incontinence, according to the National Association for Continence. When managing stress incontinence, it is important to be aware of the main causes and treatment methods available for combatting the problem.

 

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Incontinence at School: are Schools well equipped?

26.09.2017 | Posted in: Children | Author: Samantha Hall

It is estimated that approximately 11% of children and young people in the UK who are aged 5-19 years old have a continence problem. An increasing number of children with complex bladder and bowel care needs are attending mainstream school.

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