Back Pain and Incontinence: What Can I Do?

As we know, incontinence is, more often than not, the symptom of an underlying condition. By finding and treating this condition, you can remedy your symptoms of incontinence and similar side effects. Some of the most common conditions that we know cause incontinence include frequent UTIs, pregnancy, childbirth, constipation, and prostate cancer. Recently, back pain has also been studied as a cause for urinary incontinence…. read more >

Is Diarrhea a COVID Symptom?

In the last two years, all we’ve heard about is COVID-19 and how it affects us, as well as the mortality rates. As we know, COVID-19 is a respiratory disease caused by a new form of coronavirus that was discovered in December 2019. The most common symptoms we’re told to look out for are fever, cough, tiredness, and loss of taste or smell. Less common… read more >

The Importance of Using Hand Sanitiser with Incontinence

There has been a boom in the hand sanitiser industry since the break out of COVID-19, and many businesses, like Holistic Incontinence, are now stocking sanitiser to help protect the community. But hand sanitiser is important in other areas of our lives, especially for those with incontinence. Today we are going to discuss why incontinence patients need to practice good hygiene and the importance of… read more >

Testing for Urinary Incontinence Types, and Treatment

More than 5 million Australians suffer from urinary incontinence. More than 6 in 10 women and at least 3 in 10 men will be affected by incontinence. Urinary incontinence is a symptom resulting in the loss of bladder control. It is an issue often associated with older age, but incontinence can affect people of all ages. Today we are going to discuss the different types… read more >

What Should I Ask My Doctor About Incontinence?

There are things people find difficult or embarrassing to discuss with their doctors. Incontinence is often one of them. However, it is important to remember that your doctor is professionally trained in handling health issues, including toilet habits. Your doctor would rather you discuss any health issues you have, even if they’re of an intimate nature, before the problem gets worse. To help you get… read more >