Incontinence is one of our biggest health issues, affecting one in four Australians over the age of 15 years. An estimated 30 per cent of men who visit the GP are affected by incontinence, yet more than two thirds do not discuss the issue. This is despite the fact that the majority of people can be cured or better managed.
Find out more about common problems that affect men:
In this video, Steve Marburg, continence nurse from the National Continence Helpline 1800 33 00 66, addresses the myths about bladder and bowel health, what is and isn’t normal, and how to get help.
If you are caring for someone with bladder or bowel problems, practical tips and advice are available to assist you with your care. Read more on caring with someone with incontinence.
Thank you to The Shed Online for video production.