How to recognize the signs of incontinence

Tips for Recognizing Discussing and Managing Incontinent Loved Ones - BioRelief

You need to be on the lookout for the signs of incontinence, once you notice it once. It is likely that your loved one is going to try and keep it secret from you, as they are embarrassed. Here is a list of things you should check:

Managing Incompetence and Mental Illness

Caring for a Loved One who is Mentally Ill, and has Incontinence My loved one is able to move, but their mental illness doesn’t allow them to control their bladder in some cases. Reassure them and behave normally In case your loved one suffers from a mental illness preventing them from going to the toilet […]

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) […]

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 […]

Genital Herpes

Genital Herpes: What You Need to Know Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease ( STD) that is caused by the herpes simplex viruses. There are two types of these herpes simplex viruses that cause genital herpes simply called Type 1 (HSV-1) and Type 2 (HSV-2); however, most genital herpes is caused by Type 2 […]