The Types Of Urethral Catheters

Urethral Catheters used for the purpose of draining urine from the body Urethral catheters are a device that are used by people who may suffer from urinary incontinence or leakages from the bladder that they cannot control, or where retention of urine causes difficulties with complete removal of urine from the bladder. These problems may have […]

Pros and Cons of Foley Catheters

Is a Foley Catheter the right Answer? A Foley catheter is a special urinary flexible tube device which is designed to be inserted through the urethra and into the bladder, either permanently or temporarily, to be used to help aid in the drainage of urine. A Foley usually has two separate channels. One allows for the drainage […]

Urinary System and Self-Catheterization

Understanding the Urinary System and Self-catheterization Your Urinary System Your urinary system consists of five major parts: two kidneys, two ureters, the bladder, sphincter muscle and the urethra.  The kidneys filter our blood and produce urine, which flows down the ureters into the bladder, a muscular bag.  Urine is then held in the bladder by […]

Helpful Hints for Using Male External Catheters

Useful information to men who have starting using male external catheters First thing men try to determine is which external catheter will work for them.  There are different types and styles, and sometimes the best way to determine what works best is by trying the different types and styles. There are things to consider when […]

Types of Male External Catheters

Different Types of Male External Catheters and their advantages Types of Male External Catheters Clear Advantage with Aloe: The Clear Advantage is a premium 100% latex-free, self-adhering, one-piece catheter designed for maximum wear time. It features aloe in the adhesive and a kink-resistant nozzle designed to eliminate catheter blow-offs. Aloe in the Adhesive. The adhesive contains […]

Different Types of Catheters

There are three main types of catheters; Two are internal- intermittent and indwelling- and a third, external. So, is one better than the other? Here, we will discuss the differences between the three and the side effects that one should know before using. Male External Catheters (MEC) External catheter systems, also commonly referred to as condom […]

Impotence Solutions

Information on Impotence Solutions The Ultimate Impotence Solution Impotence, sometimes called erectile dysfunction, refers to the inability of a man to achieve an erection of the penis. This can be one of the most frustrating problems a man can face. Not only does it cause sexual problems for the man and his partner, but the […]

Penile Inflammation

Penile Inflammation Information Inflammation of the Penis Experiencing penile inflammation can be painful, annoying and embarrassing for a man. If you have an inflamed penis, it can be a sign of a serious medical condition or a very minor problem. In either case, treatment must be sought to ensure proper diagnosis. You’ll be glad to learn that […]

Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal Cord Injury and Incontinence The Urinary System Following a Spinal Cord Injury: The Nerves that are close to the end of the spinal cord are what determines how well the urinart system works. Spinal cord injuries typically do not influence how, or how the kidneys work. The changes that typically take place following a […]

The Importance of Pelvic Floor Exercises

Improve Your Quality of Life with Pelvic Floor Exercises Pelvic floor exercises are great ways of preventing and treating incontinence problems. They are designed to strengthen the muscles of the pelvic floor, and increase people’s ability to hold urine for longer. As women get older, the muscles lose their flexibility, and this can cause light […]