Yoga. Sneezing. Running. Laughing. Stretching. Do any of those words give you, or someone you know a touch of anxiety? Bladder leakage is a physical condition where you lose control over when and where you go to the bathroom. It’s normally associated with ageing, but common life experiences such as pregnancy, childbirth, menopause, prostate cancer, disease or injury mean that bladder leakage can happen across a variety of ages for a variety of different reasons. In our society, private parts...
One in SEVEN men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer and experiencing bladder leakage post treatment is a common side effect. When we came across the Prostate Cancer Centre in Calgary who provide patient-focused support for men and their families, guiding them through the entire process, from initial consultation, treatment and after care - we asked them to share their knowledge, which they generously agreed to. In this post, we ask David Bateman from the Prostate Cancer Centre in Calgary...
   At Confitex, we understand that your bladder can be a temperamental creature. Sometimes, it knows that you’re in charge and respects the policy that if it has to go, it’ll let you know. Other times however, your bladder acts like a stroppy teen, demands attention and makes you feel like you’re doing something wrong. The good news is, with a bit of time and effort, it is possible that you’ll enjoy a harmonious relationship with your bladder again. Read...