What is Incontinence?

November 30, 2020
What is Incontinence?

Incontinence is a term that describes any accidental or involuntary loss of urine from the bladder (urinary incontinence) or bowel motion, faeces or wind from the bowel (faecal or bowel incontinence).  Incontinence is a widespread condition that ranges in severity from just a small leak to complete loss of bladder or bowel control. It can […]

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November 30, 2020
Types Of And Causes Of Incontinence

TYPES OF INCONTINENCE   Urinary incontinence exists in several different types, understanding which type you have can help you get the appropriate treatment for effective prevention.   Below is a list of the most common and some useful information on each.  STRESS INCONTINENCE Stress incontinence refers to stress upon the sphincter and pelvic muscles.   A person with stress […]

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November 30, 2020
How Many People Have Incontinence?

Over 4.8 million Australians over the age of 15 (approximately 20% of the total population) have bladder or bowel control problems. Urinary incontinence affects up to 13% of Australian men (1 in 10) and up to 37% of Australian women (1 in 3). Faecal incontinence affects up to 20% of Australian men and up to 12.9% […]

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November 30, 2020
Tips on How to Cope with the Daily Challenges of Living with Incontinence

Managing everyday life can be challenging when you or the person you are caring for is affected by incontinence. However with planning and with some lifestyle changes this does not have to be the case. Most people find they, or the person they are caring for, can live their life to the fullest.   There are many […]

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November 30, 2020
How To Choose The Right Incontinence Aid

Choose iD for a complete range of light to heavy absorbency incontinence solutions. All iD products are approved by dermatologists. Choosing the right incontinence product is critical for comfort and security. Incontinence products come with different features. Each feature helps to effectively handle incontinence; the key is to choose the ones that best meets your […]

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August 27, 2020
How To Give Continence Care - 5 tips

If you a carer looking after someone with incontinence, it can have its challenges. Keeping this in mind we have developed continence care tips to help you look after those with urinary incontinence. 1. Make sure that the person requiring care has a healthy lifestyle Nutrition is vital factor for your overall health. Quitting smoking […]

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June 23, 2020
Is Your Child Wetting The Bed?

Have you woken up in mornings to your child saying sorry for wetting their bed and pyjamas? You and your child should be comforted that help is available and the good news is they may grow out of it. What is Nocturnal Enuresis? Nocturnal enuresis is the involuntary urination while asleep, also known as bedwetting. […]

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September 18, 2019
Living with Bladder Weakness: Do’s and Don’ts

You have a few leaks a day, but never lose control of your bladder? You have an active social life, but sometimes need to find a bathroom – and fast – in social situations? You love trying new foods, but you fear what effect they will have on your bladder? If these descriptions sound like […]

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September 18, 2019
How to Conquer Bladder Weakness at Work

It’s not just the beginning of another work week, but the beginning of leaks, urges, and trips to the bathroom that keep you from performing your best. Bladder weakness affects all sorts of individuals, most of whom are of working age. Below you will find life hacks for conquering bladder weakness in different work environments, […]

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September 18, 2019
Bladder Weakness in Daily Life: Tips to Look, Feel, and Be Your Best

Do you have light-to-moderate bladder weakness? Do your clothes suddenly feel too snug or too revealing? Does going for a jog make you more anxious than excited? Are you suddenly less-than-thrilled at the thought of going out with your friends and family? No worries – you’re not going crazy. You are one among the millions of […]

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