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Person - Why Does Moisture Irritate My Skin and What Can I Do About It?

Why Does Moisture Irritate My Skin and What Can I Do About It?

Did you know that moisture can cause your skin to breakdown? Moisture can be caused by drainage from a wound or a stoma, from urine or fecal incontinence or by too much perspiration in the folds of your skin. This damage has a name: moisture-associated skin damage (MASD):  skin breakdown caused by prolonged exposure to moisture.
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Person - Retrain Your Bladder Part 2

Retrain Your Bladder Part 2

 By Linda Verde As mentioned in our previous blog, it takes time and effort to retrain your bladder. Once you and your health care professional (HCP) have determined the kind and cause of your incontinence and if its suitable for...

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Coin - 3 Tips for Finding Medical Supply Funding

3 Tips for Finding Medical Supply Funding

Dealing with a chronic condition such as incontinence can be financially taxing. Provincial and federal programs are available. Here are 3 Tips for finding funding outside your third-party insurance plans. Disability Tax Credit, Registered Disability Savings Plan, Provincial PharmaCare Program details are shared...
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Person - Did You Know You Can Retrain Your Bladder?

Did You Know You Can Retrain Your Bladder?

Wouldn’t it be nice if your bladder were trained to stop on command? It is possible with bladder training—a form behavioural therapy that puts you in control of when you go to the bathroom. It can be effective in treating urinary incontinence leakage and sense of urgency.
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Person - Finding the Right Professional

Finding the Right Professional

Urinary or fecal Incontinence is a symptom of something else going on in the body.  Find healthcare professionals who are knowledgeable AND interested in incontinence. There are a number specializing in this field.

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