Discreet Solutions For Managing Incontinence

Discreet Solutions For Managing Incontinence 0

When our customers get in touch with us to help them find solutions for managing their incontinence, they often ask what the most discreet options available are. If you’re managing light to moderate incontinence, there are some unique options available to you that are more discreet than a traditional adult diaper or pull-up underwear product [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Incontinence Advice From Our Customers

Incontinence Advice From Our Customers 0

We know that no one knows more about incontinence than someone managing it or caring for a loved one. With this in mind, we asked our customers to share the best advice for others facing incontinence. We received tons of amazing feedback and compiled a list of the top 6 pieces of advice. Here they [...]
Is Your Mom Missing Mother's Day Due to Incontinence?

Is Your Mom Missing Mother's Day Due to Incontinence? 0

Last year around this time, I spoke to a lovely 80-year young lady who hadn’t left her house more than ten times in the past 2 years. She had even missed her grandson’s wedding the previous summer rather than risk having an incontinent episode (a leak of urine while in a public location).For more than [...]
Now Offering Always Discreet Bladder Protection Products

Now Offering Always Discreet Bladder Protection Products 0

New line is geared specifically for females who are managing incontinence.Direct-to-home retailer Healthwick Canada is proud to offer the new line of incontinence products by Always Discreet, a managed brand of Procter & Gamble (P&G). The addition of this new line will expand Healthwick’s current selection of more than a dozen national and specialty brands, meaning more choice for consumers.Always Discreet Bladder Protection provides [...]
Healthwick Canada Introduces SoSecure Swim Diapers

Healthwick Canada Introduces SoSecure Swim Diapers 0

Newest products widen Healthwick's already-huge selection of adult incontinence products in Canada.Direct-to-home retailer Healthwick Canada welcomed a new line of swim diapers to their extensive offering of incontinence products this month. SoSecure by Discovery Trekking, a Canadian brand based out of Vancouver, provides a diaper-style solution for those looking for a waterproof and reusable product to assist with leisure activities [...]
To Treat Grandma's Incontinence, Buy A Video Game that Makes her Dance

To Treat Grandma's Incontinence, Buy A Video Game that Makes her Dance 0

Dancing could help older women fight urinary incontinence, and it seems that video games are the best way to get them moving. A regimen of dance-based video games, a new study shows, could be a cheap and fun form of physiotherapy.In a study published in Neurology and Urodynamics, Canadian and Swiss researchers added dance exercises [...]
Training Can Help Moms Run without Fear After Pregnancy

Training Can Help Moms Run without Fear After Pregnancy 0

They just want to be able jog and not pee in their pants. As more and more young women run as their primary form of exercise, it follows that a growing number of running moms are seeking help with postpartum urinary incontinence. Having a baby moves hip bones, stretches muscles and puts a lot of [...]
Three Yoga Poses to Help Beat Your Sneaky Leak

Three Yoga Poses to Help Beat Your Sneaky Leak 0

You know it helps with balance and flexibility, but new research shows yoga can also help you gain control over embarrassing urinary leakage, according to a study from UC San Francisco published in Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery.Lead researcher Alison Huang, assistant professor at UCSF School of Medicine, studied 20 women 40 years and [...]
Why Feminine Hygiene Pads aren’t enough to Manage Incontinence

Why Feminine Hygiene Pads aren’t enough to Manage Incontinence 0

As someone who is new to experiencing incontinence, you may have purchased feminine hygiene products to help manage your new condition.  However, what you may not know is that these pads and inserts are not sufficient for incontinence.  If your voids are anything greater than light bladder leakage, an absorbent pad, underwear or brief is [...]