Incontinence, or urinary incontinence, means a loss of bladder control. Despite its simple definition, incontinence significantly affects the lives of millions of Americans every year. The Department of Health and Human Services estimates that urinary incontinence affects up to 22 percent of all adults, and the prevalence rises with age – 34 percent of those between 45-64 experiences urinary incontinence.
Yet treatment options and educational resources exist for patients and their professional caregivers. That’s why Dorland Health and UroMed created this resource – to help educate health professionals about the importance of proactive treatment to enhance the lives of patients.
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Grappling With the Emotional Burden of Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple sclerosis (MS) can be a debilitating disease, and along with its physical symptoms it can often be a heavy emotional burden for patients. MS can change the way people feel about themselves and alter their cognitive abilities, which can be a challenge for both patients and their caregivers.
At the onset of MS, individuals may feel confused, frustrated and uncertain when symptoms begin. After a diagnosis, MS sufferers may feel hopeless and may get the sense that they are losing control of their lives because of the unpredictable nature of the disease.
“I think, first of all, fear comes in to play initially because the diagnosis is really the unpredictable and the unknown... Read More »
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