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Managing incontinence during monsoon

Managing incontinence during monsoon

After a scorching summer heats up the lands, the cool showers of monsoon are highly appreciated. Most people sigh in relief and welcome the cool winds and cold droplets of rain. However, this delightful season brings many health issues with it. It is during the humid conditions of monsoon that allow many tiny organisms like bacteria to flourish lavishly. The sudden changes in temperature causes the immunity of the human body to decrease and increases the susceptibility to catching infections.    As the ambient temperature lowers during monsoons, our blood pressure increases as there is very little sweating. To keep an optimal temperature and blood pressure, the body starts to release excess water and other waste through urine. Therefore, rainy...
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Unrefreshed Mornings - Bane of incontinence

Unrefreshed Mornings - Bane of incontinence

Delaying a trip to the bathroom may seem easy for most of us, but there are many people for whom holding their bathroom urges is not an option. Urinary incontinence is a medical condition where a person cannot hold their urine and urine leaks before they can make it to the bathroom. This can happen to anyone but is more common in older people, especially elderly women over the age of 60. People suffering from medical conditions like multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s, dementia etc. are also known to experience urinary incontinence. In women, incontinence can happen even during pregnancy, childbirth, and the onset of menopause. In men, prostate problems can hamper urination leading to incontinence. Incontinence in elderly people is a...
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Diet to manage incontinence

Diet to manage incontinence

If you are suffering from urinary incontinence you may often feel the intense need to void. This happens because your bladder muscles are contracting even when it's not full. People with urine leakage frequently have the urge to urinate and often look for ways to manage it, like incorporating diaper pants for adults as an integral part of your daily life. There are a lot of methods that can help you manage incontinence better from bladder training to having a well-designed diet. Making lifestyle changes such as cutting down on food products or beverages that can potentially increase urine production can be helpful to a person suffering from urinary incontinence. While it is advisable to limit the consumption of these food...
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