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What Is Incontinence?

Incontinence is the loss of control of urinary or fecal elimination. It is when you have no control over when and where you are going. It is a problem that affects millions. We are all born incontinent and we will most likely experience some degree of incontinence as we grow older.

There are six basic types of Urinary incontinence:

Adult DiaperStress Incontinence: an involuntary loss of small amounts of urine when you cough, laugh, lift or exercise. It can be caused by multiple vaginal births, enlarged prostate, pelvic trauma or loss of pelvic muscle tone. We recommend using Pantliners or MaleGuard.

Urge Incontinence: inability to control urinating once you feel the need to void. Simply, you may feel the need to urinate but cannot wait to get to the bathroom. It can be caused by Alzheimer's, Parkinsonism, enlarged prostate, spinal cord injuries or urinary tract infections. We recommend using a Pantliners or Protective Underwear.

Adult DiaperReflex Incontinence: This is frequent loss of urine with no warning. This is due to spinal cord injuries, brain tumors or strokes. We recommend using Protective Underwear or Adult Briefs.

Overflow Incontinence: Leakage of urine when the bladder is full. For example the person experiences dribbling, frequency, urgency and bladder distention. It is most commonly caused by diseases that cause a blockage of the natural passageway of urine. We recommend using Protective Underwear.

Adult DiaperFunctional Incontinence: incontinence caused by factors outside the urinary tract, such as immobility or cognitive impairment. These individuals would be continent if the external factor were eliminated. We recommend using Protective Underwear or Adult Briefs.

Mixed Incontinence: a combination of forms of incontinence, such as "mixed stress urge incontinence." We recommend using Protective Underwear or Adult Briefs.