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Suffering from bladder weakness as an adult can be a distressing experience, particularly when it is something you have not encountered before. Many adults feel too ashamed to talk about incontinence and as a result stress levels, fear and anxiety can escalate. You may become afraid of doing your favorite things, undertaking new activities, or even carrying out simple daily tasks.

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How can I help my child to stop wetting the bed?

Did you know that bedwetting or as it referred to, nocturnal enuresis, is a very common problem, so you are not alone if you are dealing with the frustrations and challenges of a child that wets the bed at night. In this post I will be covering “What causes bed wetting, Hereditary factors, when you should look for a solution, what solutions are available and how the Rodger Wireless Bedwetting Alarm can help you.

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World Continence Week 2020

 

From 15th June to 22nd June 2020 it is World Continence Week.

The ICS World Continence Week (WCW) is an annual initiative with the primary aim to raise awareness about incontinence related issues. Incontinence is the unwanted and involuntary leakage of urine or stool. Incontinence is a sensitive condition that affects an estimated 400 million people across the world. Historically, conditions affecting the bladder and bowel have often been uncomfortable or “taboo” subjects and accordingly these medical disorders have been underreported and under-diagnosed. Surveys have shown that fewer than 40% of persons with urinary incontinence mention their problem to a doctor or nurse and this figure is even higher for those with bowel incontinence. These conditions have been inadequately treated and poorly addressed by medical professionals, despite the substantial impact on individual health, self-esteem and quality of life.  You can visit them and find out more information on their website which outlines the aims and activities of what they do here
There are resources available that you are able to download and utilise – be it for information for yourself or to advertise . Download

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