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Skincare Tips for Plus-Size Incontinence

Skincare Tips for Plus-Size Incontinence 0

Many people across the world experience continence issues, and individual situations and circumstances often determine how best to manage the problem. Those who are managing bariatric incontinence face unique challenges [...]
3 Mobile Apps to Help Manage Incontinence

3 Mobile Apps to Help Manage Incontinence 1

In today’s world, devices like smartphones and tablets play an important role in our everyday lives. They help us stay connected with our family and friends, give us access to endless information and offer so much more. Applications (apps) allow us to download additional features and products [...]
Balancing Act: The Importance of Skin pH

Balancing Act: The Importance of Skin pH 0

Your skin is the largest organ in your body, and it plays a vital role in your everyday life. Skin works to protect your internal organs by acting as a protective barrier to the outside world. With all that it does for you, it’s important to ensure your skin stays healthy, especially if you’re managing incontinence [...]
Help! Why is my adult diaper STILL Leaking?

Help! Why is my adult diaper STILL Leaking? 2

We know that having to deal with leaks is frustrating. Most of the time, leaks can be avoided by switching to a higher absorbency or better fitting incontinence product. That said, there are some unique circumstances where leaks are caused by the way a product is being applied or adjusted [...]
Everything You Need to Know About Incontinence Pads

Everything You Need to Know About Incontinence Pads 0

Adult diapers and absorbent underwear are popular and well-known solutions to managing incontinence. However, incontinence pads can be a great alternative to these products [...]
What is Adaptive Clothing?

What is Adaptive Clothing? 0

Providing product selections that are relevant and helpful to our customers has always been our top priority. That's why we're pleased to announce the addition of Adaptive Clothing to our Healthwick website [...]
Get a Good Night's Sleep! Tips to Preventing Overnight Leaks

Get a Good Night's Sleep! Tips to Preventing Overnight Leaks 0

Let’s talk about leaks. If you’re experiencing nighttime product leaks, you’re not alone. There is nothing more frustrating than getting interrupted during a night’s sleep due to leaks, and it’s a common dilemma we hear about from our customers [...]
Welcome November! National Incontinence Awareness Month

Welcome November! National Incontinence Awareness Month 0

November is National Incontinence Awareness Month. Did you know that as many as 3.3 million Canadians manage incontinence daily? So remember, you're not alone! Here is a helpful infographic that outlines some facts and statistics about incontinence in Canada [...]
10 Foods and Drinks to Avoid if You're Managing Incontinence

10 Foods and Drinks to Avoid if You're Managing Incontinence 2

If you’re managing incontinence, you may notice that certain foods and drinks affect you differently. It is true that some foods and beverages can irritate your bladder, making urinary incontinence worse (although many are delicious!). Here is a list of 10 foods and drinks you should avoid if you’re managing incontinence [...]

Don’t Let Incontinence Spook You! 7 Scary Myths Busted

Don’t Let Incontinence Spook You! 7 Scary Myths Busted 0

There are quite a few myths out there regarding incontinence. It is important to know what's true, and what isn’t. We want our Healthwick readers, especially those who are new to incontinence, to have a good understanding of the myths vs. the realities of incontinence. In the spirit of Halloween Let’s debunk 7 scary myths [...]
Are Male External Catheters Right For You?

Are Male External Catheters Right For You? 0

The word “catheter” may seem intimidating, and can bring up thoughts of discomfort and invasiveness. However, intermittent catheters are not the only option out there when it comes to catheters. For gentlemen managing urinary incontinence, male external catheters may be a great solution that you maybe hadn’t thought of [...]
Just for Gents - Managing Male Urinary Incontinence

Just for Gents - Managing Male Urinary Incontinence 0

Gentlemen who are managing incontinence face specific challenges. But they also have unique opportunities when it comes to products to help lead a comfortable, healthy life, unembarrassed by urinary leaks.A Bit About Male AnatomyUrine is made by the kidneys and stored in the bladder, which is connected to the penis by the urethra that passes through the prostate. When [...]