Factsheet: Urethral insert devices for men with urinary incontinence The following factsheet can also be found for download at: https://www.canadiancontinence.ca/pdfs/EN-Factsheet-Urethral-inserts-for-men-2020-02.pdf
Health Tips for 50+ Men
Holistic Physiotherapy for Prostate Cancer Survivors In the past few years, there are an increasing number of prostate cancer survivors seeking physiotherapy services to help treat side effects of treatment. Maybe due to increasing evidence of pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) helping to manage some of the symptoms, more physiotherapists are becoming interested in treating this population. However, it is important to note that there are other areas that will affect this population recovery outcome, and that PFMT is only a part of it.
One truth I know as a Nurse Continence Advisor is that urinary incontinence is not the sexiest subject but it is one of the most important for women and men too! One myth surrounding urinary incontinence is that it only affects little old ladies. The truth is that men experience urinary incontinence also and it is common after treatment for Prostate Cancer. Doctors do make every effort to educate men about the risk of complications from prostate cancer treatment such as erectile dysfunction and urinary incontinence. That said, men hear the “C” word and understandably are focused on surviving
New Year comes with a promise of hope, rejuvenation, and better things. But, unfortunately for some, a decline in physical and mental health accompanies it. For many men urinary incontinence (involuntary urine leakage) becomes a reality they have to live with. So, what better way to start this new year than to come up with resolutions for better urinary health?
Dietary adjustments can do wonders for elderly patients facing urine leakage. In addition, simple nutritional tricks, as outlined below, are a great way to fix bladder leakages. If you are experiencing urinary incontinence, specific lifestyle adjustments can tremendously improve the quality of life. One of the solutions to a healthy bladder and managing incontinence is a healthy diet. What you eat and drink can affect their bladder directly.