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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. There are multiple reasons you could be experiencing product leaks. The most common reasons are [...]
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 1

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 [...]
Adult Diapers vs Pull-up Underwear

Adult Diapers vs Pull-up Underwear 0

More than 3.3 million Canadians of all ages are managing incontinence, and as many as 50% of people over the age of 65 deal with it daily. Incontinence is simply involuntary urinary or bowel leakage, which can range from very light leaks to heavy bedwetting.For those with heavy absorbency needs, you’re likely considering either adult diapers (briefs) or adult pull-ups (underwear) [...]
Face Masks - We're In This Together

Face Masks - We're In This Together 0

We’re all in this together.That’s the spirit that Canadians world-wide have taken to heart since the COVID-19 pandemic began. And we couldn’t be more proud of our customers and our communities for everything you’ve done to keep not only yourself but also your friends, family and neighbours safe and healthy.It’s also the reason why we’re carrying washable cloth [...]
Why do we STILL call them adult diapers? UPDATE: 5 Years Later

Why do we STILL call them adult diapers? UPDATE: 5 Years Later 0

The year is 2015. Top movies of the year include The Martian, Mad Max: Fury Road and the new Star Wars sequel, The Force Awakens.Adele has said hello, Bruno Mars is looking for some uptown funk and The Weeknd can’t feel their face. The US Supreme Court has made same sex marriage legal, Justin Trudeau has been elected [...]
Urinary Causes & Treatments

Urinary Causes & Treatments 0

Urinary incontinence is the inability of controlling one’s bladder. The involuntary leakage of urine is a common occurrence for most people as they get older. It happens more often to women who have experienced childbirth, people who have had bowel or prostate surgery and even individuals who take certain medications as incontinence could be a [...]
Save Our Soles: The Compression Sock Revolution

Save Our Soles: The Compression Sock Revolution 0

It wasn’t long ago when you’d hear the words “compression socks” and think “boring,” “uncomfortable,” and perhaps even “matronly.” Nowadays, more and more people are opening themselves up to the relief that compression clothing can offer, and the industry has been responding with designs that are more comfortable and that are as stylish as they are effective. (The New [...]
What's in a Name?

What's in a Name? 0

                                                      It’s understandable that when dealing with as sensitive a topic as incontinence there are polarizing opinions on terminology – more specifically, whether incontinence products should be called “diapers,” “briefs,” or “underwear.” The [...]