Living with Incontinence

Stay confidently in control. For many, incontinence is linked with a medical condition. TENA’s range of articles provide valuable information to help you understand, improve and manage your incontinence.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Tips for Carers: Managing incontinence at home

Looking after someone with continence issues can be tiring, so make sure you have all the tips to...
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The Psychological Impact of Incontinence

Incontinence doesn’t just present as a physical condition; the emotional and psychological impact...
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Tips for Carers: Discussing Incontinence

The realisation that the person you’re caring for is incontinent can be confronting, but ignoring...
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10 Tips for Managing Urinary Incontinence in Winter

Cold weather can have a detrimental effect on incontinence, but with these tips, you’ll feel in c...
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Anaesthesia and Incontinence

Anaesthetic can impact continence. Find out how and who is at risk.
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Incontinence can take a psychological toll on men

The impact of a weak bladder can be more than physical. Make sure you’re aware of the indicators ...
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Bladder Infection

If you’re experiencing acute pain when urinating, frequently passing cloudy, bloody and unpleasan...
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Bladder Pain: Causes and Treatment

Bladder pain can be excruciating and debilitating. Understanding the cause will identify the trea...
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Common Myths About Your Pelvic Floor

There are many misconceptions about the pelvic floor muscle and exercising it. Read on to discove...
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Does Dementia Cause Incontinence?

Dementia can contribute to incontinence, but there are ways to improve and manage the situation.
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Discussing Urine Leakage

Although it feels like the last thing you want to talk about, the benefits of raising continence ...
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Double Incontinence

Having urinary and faecal incontinence is called Double Incontinence. This article provides detai...
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Dress For Confidence

Don’t let a weak bladder cramp your style. With these tips and a bit of thought, you’ll be dresse...
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Enlarged Prostate Gland or Prostate Surgery

An enlarged prostate or the effects of surgery of the prostate are the most common underlying cau...
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Foods and Drinks to Avoid

The bladder collects fluid, toxins and other waste products filtered from your blood by your kidn...
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Frequent Urination at Night

Medically known as Nocturia, this annoying condition can stand between you and a good night’s rest.
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Functional Incontinence – Men

Although it may not be possible to correct the cause of functional incontinence, there are ways t...
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Functional Incontinence - Women

Functional incontinence can be very frustrating for sufferers and carers. Putting the right manag...
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Hay Fever and Incontinence

Hay fever alone is an irritating affliction but, combined with incontinence,and it can be downrig...
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How diet can improve or prevent faecal incontinence

If constipation or diarrhoea is the cause of faecal leakage, then paying attention to your diet c...
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How Do Male Kegels Work?

Many People Think These Exercises Are Just For Women, But Men Can Greatly Benefit From Kegels Too.
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How to Deal with Incontinence During Pregnancy

Pregnancy brings so much excitement and happiness, but it can also bring new challenges like freq...
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Hypertension and Incontinence

High blood pressure increases your risk of stroke, heart attack and…incontinence.
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10 Must-Know Facts about Incontinence

Incontinence, defined as the involuntary loss of urine or feces, is a condition that is rarely sp...
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Improving Urinary and Faecal Incontinence with Fibre

A diet deficient in fibre will cause constipation and in turn, can have a negative impact on cont...
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Incontinence - Odour Control Technology

Odour is a major concern when managing incontinence but using products with the right technology ...
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Incontinence Affects One in Three Australian Adults

A recently released report by the Continence Foundation of Australia has found 38% of all Austral...
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Incontinence Glossary

Understanding the terms used around continence will keep you on the same page as your health care...
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Incontinence Identified as a Key Health Risk For Women

The recently released National Women’s Health Strategy states that 80% of people with incontinenc...
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Incontinence in Men: Feel confident in social situations

Tips to discreetly manage male incontinence and feel secure at social events.
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Incontinence: Keeping a Bladder Diary

A bladder diary is extremely helpful in understanding precisely what’s going on with incontinence.
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Incontinence Prevention Tips

Although there are effective ways to manage incontinence, preventing it before it occurs is the p...
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Irritable Bladder

More common among women, this condition involves ongoing involuntary contractions of the bladder,...
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Is Frequent Urination a Type of Incontinence?

Having to urinate more than eight times in a 24-hour period is considered ‘frequent’, but it does...
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Is urinary retention dangerous?

Urinary retention, the inability to empty the bladder, can be acute or chronic, and yes, acute ur...
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Living with Overflow Incontinence

Understand more about overflow incontinence to appreciate why it’s happening as well as what can ...
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Male Bowel Incontinence

Faecal leakage often goes unreported due to embarrassment and the misconception that it’s not tre...
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Male Incontinence Devices

There is a range of products available for men to manage involuntary urine leakage. It’s worth kn...
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Male Incontinence: The Stats and Facts

The findings from this recent TENA research study on male incontinence in Australia may surprise ...
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Male Incontinence Myths

Don’t believe everything you hear – or think - about male incontinence in men. The most common my...
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Understanding Incontinence Pads for Men

The thought of incontinence pads for men can be daunting, but the reality may be surprisingly pos...
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Menopause and Urinary Incontinence

How does Menopause affect your bladder?
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Mixed Incontinence

You may already have read about the different types of incontinence, most notably stress incontin...
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Pyelonephritis - Kidney Infection

Pyelonephritis is a painful condition that causes an urgent and frequent need to urinate. It can ...
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Nocturnal Enuresis (Night-time Incontinence)

Understanding overnight leakage and what you can do about it will help you get a good night’s rest.
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Ovarian Cancer and Incontinence

The early symptoms of ovarian cancer are vague and general, but frequent urination in the absence...
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Postpartum Urinary Incontinence

You get a lot of advice and hear a lot of stories when you are expecting a child. But no one may ...
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Prostate Cancer and Male Urinary Incontinence

These two conditions are often linked, but more often than not, it’s the cancer treatment that’s ...
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Sexual Intimacy and Incontinence

Don’t allow your sex life to fall victim to continence concerns. With some simple steps, you can ...
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Skincare and Incontinence

Skin conditions caused by prolonged contact with urine can be painful and persistent. Avoid irrit...
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