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Look out for the summer edition of Bridge, the Continence Foundation's consumer magazine, which will be in letter boxes and email inboxes soon.
We clean and floss our teeth everyday, yet we continue to ignore one important daily chore that can have major health repercussions.
Tired of wearing the same old black exercise pants to cover up embarrassing leaks? Learn what exercises can trigger incontinence and how to restore good pelvic floor health.
Thirteen-year-old twins Tegan and Glenys Saffigna can’t talk, dress themselves or eat most foods. But in the eyes of their proud father, Tony, they are no different from any other children – they love to be cuddled, play games and read to.
It's either benign prostatic hyperplasia or benign prostatic hypertropy, and both will cause constriction of the urinary tract.
It's Carers Week 2016. The Continence Foundation supports and acknowledges the contribution that Australia's 2.8 million at-home carers make to our society.
Research has been telling us for years that women with osteoporosis are at greater risk of incontinence. We also know that incontinence, particularly urge incontinence, increases a person’s risk of falling over. This osteoarthritis-incontinence double whammy puts people – particularly older women - at a greater risk of bone fractures compared to the rest of the population.
Be prepared for the worst hay fever season in years as the result of the heavy winter rains and a bumper crop of grass.
October is Droptober month. There are many good reasons to drop down to a healthy weight - and your pelvic floor will thank you for it.
Sure, get fit for summer, but don’t make these seven common mistakes that can exacerbate bladder leakage.
The Continence Foundation has several resources for people affected by stroke, their carers and health professionals.
It’s RUOK Day (September 8). Incontinence, one of the least spoken-about health conditions, puts younger women at a higher risk of depression.
The increased awareness of pelvic floor and exercise may be one of the most valuable progressions in women’s health in recent times, yet the challenge in knowing what is right for who remains.
A US study has found female triathletes are at a higher risk for pelvic floor disorders, with surprising rates of incontinence
September is Dementia Awareness Month, and the Continence Foundation has several resources to support family members and care givers of people affected by dementia and incontinence.
New evidence shows the benefit of pelvic floor muscle exercises in menopausal women with osteoporosis... even if they don't have pelvic floor dysfunction
Is the advertising spiel around waist trainers to be believed?
Applications for the Australian Bladder Foundation grant, National Conference on Incontinence Scholarships Program and Carer of the Year award are open!
The prospect of earlier death from preventable diseases compared to women has yet to convince some men to adopt healthier lifestyles. Perhaps the prospect of erectile problems might provide some motivation.
Someone in Australia is diagnosed with diabetes every five minutes, and there are more than 4,400 amputations every year as a result of diabetes.
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Last Updated: Tue 19, Apr 2022
Last Reviewed: Tue 17, Mar 2020