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Incontinence and Physical Disabilities

People With a Physical Disability and Managing Incontinence The person I am caring for has a physical condition that doesn’t allow them to wash, dress or go to the toilet. They are aware of the situation, but are unable to move. Work on solutions Partial or full physical disability will cause incontinence, and your relative […]

Stroke Recovery and Incontinence

Stroke Recovery Strokes are caused when blood flow to the brain is prevented, and leaves the brain damaged, or destroys brain cells. The part of the brain that is damaged by the lack of blood flow is what causes loss of the function controlled by that area. If the area damaged controls a part of […]

Causes Of Fecal Incontinence In Men

Understanding Issues that Many are Afraid to Address Incontinence in men –  Is a medical condition that causes an inability to be able to hold waste matter within the body by the related muscles. Incontinence can be referred to as urinary or fecal, and can be an extremely distressing condition for sufferers with the loss […]

Incontinence in Men

Urinary Incontinence in Men, Prostate Cancer, Prostatis Urinary Incontinence in Men You are not alone.   Incontinence, or the accidental release of urine, affects over 13 millions Americans. That equates to about one in every 11 people.     While incontinence strikes twice as much in women, men are still at risk for developing acute (temporary) […]

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Information

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is disorder that involves infection of the uterus (a woman’s womb), the fallopian tubes which carry eggs from the ovaries to the uterus where they can be fertilized, and the other reproductive organs. It is quite common and quite serious complication of certain sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), particularly […]

Gonorrhea Information

You could have Gonorrhea and Not Even Know it! You can have Gonorrhea and not even know it! Gonorrhea ( Neisseria gonorrhoeae) is a sexually transmitted disease ( STD) whose symptoms are so subtle that they can easily be mistaken for another type of infection. Gonorrhea is caused by a bacterium which can grow and […]

Syphilis Information

Syphilis: The Great Imitator of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Syphilis ( Treponema pallidum) is a sexually transmitted disease ( STD) that the Center for Disease Control (CDC) says is often called the great imitator because so many of its symptoms are sometimes indistinguishable from those of other diseases. Syphilis is passed through sexual contact from partner […]

Overview of STDs

An Overview of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Sexually transmitted diseases referred to as STDs for short, are a group of diseases which can be spread through sexual activity with someone who has a sexually transmitted disease. An STD can be contracted from sexual activity of all types, whether vaginal, anal, or oral. Any type of sexual […]

HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS: A Worldwide Deadly Sexually Transmitted Disease Epidemic HIV/AIDS has become a worldwide epidemic and number of infected people continues to grow rapidly. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is caused by the HIV virus, which kills or damages the cells of the body’s immune system, making people more susceptible to life-threatening diseases. AVERT, an international AIDS […]