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Duraline Medical Products Canada - FAQs

Duraline Medical Products receives many frequently asked questions from our customers.

How common is incontinence?

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Currently, over 25 million Americans experience it, with a higher risk for people over age 65.

Can talking to my doctor cure or improve my incontinence?

Yes—80% of people with urinary incontinence can be cured or experience significant improvement. An exam will determine the cause and choose the right method for correcting or managing it.

Can lifestyle changes help my condition?

There are changes in you can make in your diet and exercise routine that will help improve or remedy your urinary health issues. Discuss specific things that could work for you with your doctor.

What causes bedwetting in children?

Experts aren’t sure exactly what causes it, as most young people who experience it are healthy. Some causes may be delayed physical development, lack of ability to recognize bladder filling when asleep, or anxiety.

What are the most common causes or factors that contribute to incontinence?

The most common causes or contributing factors are:

  • Relaxation of the pelvic muscles; this is often seen in women after they have had children
  • Reduced muscle control; this is something that may accompany menopause
  • Infections or inflammation of the bladder or the urethra
  • Nervous system disorders
  • Aggravation to the bladder caused by alcohol, caffeine, or medications

How important is it to choose the right products?

You need to choose the best products for you to avoid skin breakdown due to wetness against the skin, odors, and leakage. The right fit goes a long way in controlling the problem and increasing self-confidence.