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Mixed Incontinence – Information & Supplies

 

What is it?

    • Mixed incontinence is a type of urinary incontinence
    • It is named mixed incontinence because it is a combination of Stress Incontinence and Urge Incontinence

How can J & B Medical Supply help you?

  • J & B Medical Supply is your one-stop-shop for the incontinence supplies you need to help manage your symptoms. We offer a wide range of incontinence products that can be shipped straight to your door.
  • When it comes to your specific condition, our team can work directly with your doctor to obtain prescriptions, bill your insurance and ensure your items are shipped quickly to your home.
  • We carry a full line of incontinence products for both men and women that come in a variety of styles to suit your needs. From adult briefs to absorbent incontinence pads to swimwear – we have everything to help you. Additionally, many of our incontinence products are discrete and designed to fit and function as regular underpants.

Stress Incontinence

  • It is named stress incontinence because it is bladder leakage as a result of stress on the bladder
  • Stress incontinence is commonly caused by weakened muscles or damage to the muscles in the pelvic region
  • Some ways those muscles could be weakened
    • Pregnancy
    • Vaginal childbirth
    • Surgery
    • Chronic cough
    • Constipation
    • Repeated heavy lifting
    • Genetic factors
    • Medications
    • Aging
  • Activities you could be doing when this kind of incontinence happens:
    • Laughing
    • Coughing
    • Sneezing
    • Lifting
    • Running
    • Exercising

Urge Incontinence

  • It is named urge incontinence because it is bladder leakage caused by not feeling the urge to urinate in time to make it to the toilet
  • Symptoms include: frequent urination, unintentional loss of urine, sudden and urgent need to urinate
  • Urge incontinence is caused by bladder muscles contracting at the wrong time
    • Too often or not often enough
  • In many cases, no cause can be found for urge incontinence
  • Overactive Bladder is a condition that can lead to urge incontinence
    • It is the constant need to void the bladder, sometimes resulting in not making it in time
  • Urge incontinence can be caused by:
    • Bladder inflammation
    • Bladder obstruction
    • Bladder stones
    • Bladder infection
    • Nervous system diseases or injuries

Other types of Urinary Incontinence:


For additional information on Mixed Incontinence, you can visit these websites:

nationalinstitutesofhealth.gov
webmd.com
nationalinstituteonaging.gov
everydayhealth.com

To learn more about our medical supplies delivery services, please contact us today by calling 1(800)737-0045 to speak with a J & B Medical Supply representative.

Source:
“Urinary Incontinence in Women.”National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2 Sept. 2010. http://kidney.niddk.nih.gov/kudiseases/pubs/uiwomen/

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