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How to keep the bed dry, while managing incontinence

How to keep the bed dry, while managing incontinence

Taking care of a bedridden person is not limited to simply giving them food and medication. There are many health conditions that require caretakers to go beyond the basics; they must ensure that everything around the patient is clean and arranged in a way which is easier for them to manage the condition and live a relaxed, convenient life. Urinary incontinence is one such condition, which is, basically, an involuntary release of urine from the bladder. Taking care of someone with incontinence can be a messy business. Since the bed is where the patient spends most of their time, it is prone to getting dirty and wet, especially at night. So, other than changing their diapers when required and ensuring their...
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How To Handle Incontinence While Travelling

How To Handle Incontinence While Travelling

While watching a movie in a theatre, if you suddenly get disturbed by unexpected phone calls from telemarketers, you usually switch off the phone, or just tell the person to call you back at another time. Incontinence is like those annoying phone calls, that one unexpectedly gets while they are out travelling or busy; the only major difference is that you can neither switch it off nor command it to come back at some other time. An involuntary release of urine from the bladder is known as urinary incontinence while releasing faeces or wind from the rectum is called bowel incontinence. It is not only annoying but also psychologically harmful, as it can result in issues like depression and stress if neither...
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