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Assisted Living vs Nursing Home

When you grow concerned about the safety, well-being, and even needed social contact for your elderly loved one, the decision to look into senior living facilities can be overwhelming.  However, the ultimate goal of providing better medical care and more social opportunities can also provide peace of mind for the entire family. The two most common forms of senior living...

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Caregiving to Loved Ones with Bladder Control Issues

If you are a caregiver caregiving to loved ones with bladder control issues, you may find inspiration in the following stories. “Finally I am getting some sleep!” Heather is the sole caregiver for her 79 year old husband Jack, a retired naval officer. “My husband was diagnosed with dementia 5-6 years ago. Around that time, he also started to have...

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Splashing Urine Stream

Splashing urine stream is an under discussed problem that annoys many women. Have you ever heard about this? Karen’s story “I am 57. After menopause, I started to have several bladder control symptoms. I could not empty my bladder fully most of the time. Leakage constantly had me feeling damp. And when urinating, my stream would start splashing uncontrollably in...

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Men’s Bladder Control Issues – Not Just a Women’s Issue

Prostate cancer surgery is one of the most common contributing factors to men’s bladder control issues. Based on the data presented at 31st Congress of the Societe Internationale D’Urologie in Berlin, October 2011, 40-50% of patients developed bladder control issues immediately after prostatectomy, requiring the use of absorbent pads. There are two letters from men who tried BetterMAN after prostate...

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Bladder Control Issues after Brain Trauma – 30 Years Later

It’s hard enough to be a caregiver, but it’s much harder if the person under your care has bladder control issues. If you or your loved ones are in such a situation, you may find the following story, from a mother, uplifting. “My son has had bladder control issues after brain trauma – and 30 years later…” Mrs. Kate B....

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Bladder Control Problems Shouldn’t Hinder New Relationships

Bladder control problems could drive women (and men, for that matter) into social isolation, avoiding intimacy and meaningful relationships. The emotional stress is very understandable. But bladder control problems shouldn’t hinder new relationships.    It can happen at any age Helen had incontinence problems since she was a child. “I was on a date when I was 31. We started kissing, and...

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The Cost of Bladder Control Issues

“Which health issue costs women the most money (in diagnosis and treatment) every year? -Occasional Incontinence, Breast Cancer, or The Flu?”  Parade Magazine published this Women’s Health Quiz on 10/16/2010. The answer was Occasional Incontinence, experienced by “38% of women, spending more than $20 billion per year to manage”, Parade went on to say. Here’s what some customers are telling...

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BetterWOMAN is My Lifesaver

What You Dare to Dream, Dare To Do!” “About a year ago, I started to experience very frequent urination and increased difficulty with bladder control. My work requires me to stand for 3-4 hours at a time without leaving my post, and the unwritten rule is to use the bathroom as little as possible. So when I read about all...

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Doctors Recommend BetterWOMAN

I received an email recently titled “Praising BetterWOMAN“.  The Email: “Friends call me Jill. I am 66 year old and have been taking BetterWOMAN for 2 years now. Struggling to manage my bladder control issues, I asked my family doctor (who deals with integrative medicine) for a recommendation.  She told me many women who had good success with BetterWOMAN. I...

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