Busting the Myths About Incontinence

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Posted by PBE Webmaster on Wed, Feb 24 2016 09:01:19

Incontinence is a subject that is not freely and comfortable spoken about in public even though this condition affects about 25 million people in the United States. There are also plenty of myths and beliefs out there that are not 100% correct. Here are 6 busted myths about incontinence from the Incontinence Institute.

  1. Myth: It’s only for old people.
    Fact: One in four women over 18 leak urine involuntarily.
  2. Myth: You should drink as little as possible.
    Fact: It is vital to stay hydrated, just try to not over drink.
  3. Myth: It’s uncommon.
    Fact: Urinary incontinence affects 200 million people worldwide.
  4. Myth: Men don’t experience incontinence often.
    Fact: About 20% to 25% of Americans with incontinence are men.
  5. Myth: It’s just embarrassing.
    Fact: It’s a serious condition that severely affects a person’s quality of life.
  6. Myth: You just have to live with it.
    Fact: There are many ways urinary incontinence can be greatly reduced or eliminated with proper treatment.

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Overflow incontinence is involuntary urination. The bladder muscles are unable to contain urine under pressure and feel like the bladder is unable to be emptied completely.

The involuntary loss of bladder and/or bowel.

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Super-Absorbent Polymer, otherwise referred to as SAP, are small beads when dry that turn into a gel when liquid is absorbed.

No, booster pads and liners are made differently. Booster pads do not contain any moisture barrier where a liner does. A moisture barrier will prevent any fluid from passing through the product. A booster pad has a flow-through design that allows the pad to fill to capacity first and then pass additional fluid to the host (primary) garment. Booster pads are placed inside any disposable undergarment with a moisture proof backing. Liners are worn in regular underwear.

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