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Bladder Health – 4 tips to keep your bladder healthy

November is Bladder Health Awareness Month! Read on to learn four ways to keep your bladder healthy all year long. If you are like me, the days are often busy and erratic. Between work, errands, and chauffeuring the kids around, the day flies by with little thought for my own physical well-being. As the years go by and I see and feel my body aging, however, it is becoming abundantly…

Exercising with Incontinence

New Year’s Day may lead the way when it comes to new gym memberships and plans to get healthy, but these first few weeks of October come in a close second. Anytime is the right time to get into shape but there’s something about the cooler air and that back-to-school vibe that makes autumn a perfect time to renew those fitness goals. Whether it’s a bike ride in the park,…

What Is Normal When It Comes To Urine Loss?

If you are amongst the millions of people throughout the world experiencing urine loss, have you ever wondered, “How much is normal?” or “When should I be concerned?” Where do you draw the line between just ignoring it and calling a doctor? Unfortunately, there is no clear-cut answer, nothing that differentiates between good amounts and bad amounts. Nothing that says one leak a day is okay and two or more…

Tips for Perfect Posture

Two women walk into a room. Both are exquisitely dressed with just the right amount of make-up and perfect updos. However, one woman enters the room with her shoulders slumped and her eyes downcast. The next woman walks in, head held high, shoulders back with a big smile for anyone who glances her way. Which woman attracts the most attention? Who will engage the most people? People are attracted to…

Tips For Travelling With Incontinence

Summer is here and kids are out of school, which means the travel season has begun. Whether you’re off to Rome or cruising to Alaska, summer adventures are memory makers, but that doesn’t mean they’re stress-free. Remembering passports, ticket and hotel reservations, sunscreen, the financial strain of eating out for every meal and the crowds of fellow tourists can make any summer traveler a bit crazy. When you add the…

Managing the Mood Swings of Menopause

Drastic mood swings  – an emotional roller coaster of irritation, depression, and anger – define the years leading up to menopause, otherwise known as perimenopause.  Studies show that one in four women will experience symptoms of depression and emotional irritability during this time. Many women experience some form of emotional instability before her period is set to begin (PMS), but with time these symptoms tend to last longer and become more…

What Gifts Do New Moms Really Want

This Sunday is Mother’s Day. A day set aside to shower mothers with flowers, brunches, cards, and phone calls, anything and everything to let them know just how much they mean to us. But what about soon-to-be moms? The supply list for new babies is endless – strollers, diapers, baby clothes, changing tables, etc. and every new mom will be grateful for whatever she receives. But what gift means the…

Stress and Incontinence

There is little doubt that we lead stressful lives. In a recent study by the American Psychological Association, 80 percent of Americans claim their stress level has increased or stayed the same over the last year. Some blame technology and how social media dominates our every waking moment. Others look to our need to multi-task and the sheer speed of our modern lives, making it difficult to slow down and…

The effect of incontinence throughout a woman’s life.

Perimenopausal Women Mia kept her head down and walked as fast she could to the nearest bathroom. By the time she reached the stall and locked herself in, tears were streaming down her burning cheeks. Before she even looked, she knew she was soaked through. Mia breathed in deeply, her lips trembling as she tried to calm herself. She finally looked down. Her light denim jeans had large wet patches…

Empowered by Carin

One month ago I began a journey of empowerment, a long journey to regain the strength and confidence I let slide for nearly 10 years. I vowed to follow the program on the Carin app designed to strengthen my pelvic floor. In addition, I would stick with an eating and exercise program to improve my overall health. I knew it would be challenging because not only am I the queen…