As we age, we slowly lose some of our muscle mass and strength. It is a natural aspect of aging and is not necessarily associate with a disease or condition (although it certainly could be). Incontinence is not a normal part of aging and is always a result of an underlying disease or condition. However, the condition may be as simple as the weakening of bladder muscles or the pelvic floor. Weakening bladder muscles or pelvic floor in older adults is often due to lack of physical activity (Kegels) or general physical changes that make holding in urine more difficult. If you are experiencing urine leakage at any age, it is important to talk to your doctor to make sure there is not a larger health issue.
So, you talked to your doctor about your condition, and now it’s time to find a solution for your incontinence. Disposable incontinence products are typically the best solution. They provide the protection you need and don’t require surgery, treatment, or a catheter. However, you have a lot of choices! How do you pick a type of product or a brand or an absorbency level? It can all be confusing, especially when you are first learning about it. Tranquility is here to help! We manufacture maximum absorbency incontinence products for When Performance Matter Most. Our full line of products are specifically selected to serve the gamut of incontinence issues, light leakage, heavy leakage, bowel containment, swim diapers, booster pads, etc!
According to a 2010 study, nearly half of all women will experience urine leakage at some point in their life. Urine leakage is most common in women following childbirth, as the pelvic floor muscles are weakened and need time to be rebuilt. This tends to result in light leakage; women often attempt to use feminine hygiene products to manage the leakage. However, maxi-pads are not designed to absorb urine. For women with light leakage who require additional protection, we recommend a few options of products.
There are other incontinence products that may work better for your situation. If you have any questions or want to try a sample to find the perfect product for you, call our Customer Care Team for a free consolation or use the product finder.
While men are less likely to develop incontinence than women, it is still a high risk. Approximately 1 in 6 men will experience some level of incontinence in their life. Male incontinence is typically caused by issues of the prostate (enlarged prostate, prostate cancer, prostate treatment), diabetes, obesity, or weakened bladder muscles. For men with light to moderate leakage who require additional protection, we recommend the following products:
Uncontrolled light bladder leakage can cause individuals to become reserved and withdrawal for social interactions due to fear of leaks. With Tranquility products, you can effectively manage your incontinence and get back to living! Don’t letter bladder leakage take over your life; take back control with Tranquility products.