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 [...]
5 Incontinence Products You've Probably Never Thought Of

5 Incontinence Products You've Probably Never Thought Of 0

Everyone knows about adult diapers; they're a simple solution that are easy for people to understand immediately. But Healthwick customers are endlessly innovative and have always been generous in sharing their recommendations for unique solutions and ideas to make managing incontinence easier.Today, we wanted to highlight five products that you probably haven't tried, maybe you [...]
Top 3 Thickest Adult Diapers

Top 3 Thickest Adult Diapers 0

When heavy volume control is a concern, many of our customers turn to the thickest adult diapers to help. While not discreet under regular clothing, our loftiest incontinence products are great for overnight protection or high urine output for those on diuretics.These top 3 bestsellers get great reviews for:having a waterproof plastic-backing,containing a large amount [...]
5 Great Reasons to Try Pads Instead of Adult Diapers

5 Great Reasons to Try Pads Instead of Adult Diapers 0

Adult diapers and absorbent underwear are genuinely helpful for people managing bladder and/or bowel leaks, but today we’re going to encourage you to re-think incontinence pads and give them a try.Incontinence pads are often overlooked, especially by men, with the belief that they’re just like feminine hygiene pads and they aren’t as absorbent as incontinence [...]
Best Adult Diapers of 2019

Best Adult Diapers of 2019 0

Healthwick's Annual List of the Top 10 Incontinence Products in Canada As one of Canada’s largest online retailers in incontinence products, Healthwick’s annual list of bestsellers helps caregivers, purchasers and manufacturers learn which adult diaper and absorbent underwear products are trending in the industry. In 2019, specialty incontinence brands like Tranquility and Abena continue to lead sales, [...]
And the Oscar Goes To.... 4 Academy Award Nominees Managing Incontinence

And the Oscar Goes To.... 4 Academy Award Nominees Managing Incontinence 0

Oscar nominees are famous for their stunning awards-night looks, but some may be discreetly wearing a continence containment product under their glittering dresses and suave tuxedos.Here are 4 Academy Award nominees who have talked publicly about what it's like to manage incontinence, on or off the red carpet:Kate WinsletWinner Best Actress for The ReaderKate Elizabeth [...]
Healthwick's 5th Annual List of Bestselling Incontinence Products

Healthwick's 5th Annual List of Bestselling Incontinence Products 0

Specialty brands dominate the best selling adult diapers and absorbent underwear for last year. In Healthwick’s 5 th annual list of the bestselling incontinence products, niche brands like Tranquility, Abena and Confidry 24/7 have emerged as the most in-demand products from 2016, along with the tried-and-true national retail brand TENA. Healthwick is Canada’s largest online shop for incontinence products, including adult diapers, absorbent underwear, pads, [...]
Top 3 Diapers for Bigger Kids

Top 3 Diapers for Bigger Kids 0

You’ve probably spoken to other Moms to see how they are conquering night wetting. Tired of hearing them tell you to stop fluids at 7:00pm, or make your child go to the toilet one last time before going to bed, or a number of other tricks you’ve tried a hundred times unsuccessfully? If your big kid wets the bed and [...]
3 Myths about Swimming and Incontinence

3 Myths about Swimming and Incontinence 0

To pee or not to pee... That is the question. It’s that time of year again. The weather is warm, the pools are open and our phones are ringing off the hook with inquiries for “swim diapers”. There’s a lot of confusion in the marketplace about how to manage continence issues and swimming, and how swim diapers work. Let’s [...]
5 Continence Care Products You're Probably Not Using... But You Should Be

5 Continence Care Products You're Probably Not Using... But You Should Be 0

Let's be honest; no one here at Healthwick grew up thinking "When I get older, I'm going to learn everything there is to know about continence care products." But after you've spent thousands of hours in conversation with caregivers, nurses, manufacturers and end-users, and run hundreds of tests on incontinence briefs, underwear and pads, you’d be amazed the tips [...]
7 Reasons Your Brief Is Leaking at Night

7 Reasons Your Brief Is Leaking at Night 0

Is a wet bed keeping you up at night?Healthwick has put together a step-by-step guide to understanding the reasons why your current brief or underwear may be failing to protect you at night. It's not always about absorbency! Learn the surprising causes of incontinence product failure, and what to look for in a brief or underwear [...]