Your guide to health, wellness and how to manage life’s inconvenient little leaks
A prostate cancer survivor breaks the silence on incontinence after prostate surgery and shares how leakproof underwear have given him confidence.Dealing with a medical condition, whether large or small, can be an isolating experience. This feeling can be particularly acute when that condition feels incredibly private and the last thing you want to do is even acknowledge it, never mind discuss it or seek treatment.By guest expert Tania Clifton-Smith, respiratory-musculo physiotherapist and international authority on breathing dysfunction and breathing pattern disorders.If you’ve just been diagnosed with prostate cancer, or if you’re living with the side effects of prostate cancer treatment, you’re not alone. In fact, you’re in good company, with numerous high-profile celebrities sharing their experiences to raise awareness of this common cancer, which affects about one in eight men. Here are just some of their stories...Everything you need to know about caring for your pee-proof pants, from rinsing to quick tumble drying and how to remove odor build-up.We’re excited to introduce our new cotton packaging, designed to be reusable over and over again. Made of 100 percent cotton, the bags our underwear come in are completely unbranded so you can put them to good use in so many ways. Please note they will shrink by about 10 percent when washed, so factor that in when dreaming up ways to use them.Don’t let your weak bladder keep you in lockdown. Our top ten tips will help you travel with confidence despite your light bladder leakage.Cycling is a fab way to stay fit and active as you get older. It’s a great cardio workout, yet it’s gentle on your knees, hips and back. And because it’s low-impact it’s a lot less likely to lead to little leaks than running and jumping.A prostate cancer diagnosis can change your life in ways you’ve never foreseen. Even successful treatment brings with it a range of side effects, such as urinary incontinence. When Brad received his diagnosis he had no idea what was ahead – here he shares his story to help pave the way for other men...It’s the less common, lesser-known little brother of prostate cancer, accounting for only one per cent of cancers experienced by me. But testicular cancer is still worth keeping an eye out for. Here’s what you need to knowIt’s not only older men who experience unwanted drips and dribbles. Bladder leaks can affect younger men too, so it’s a relief to find a discreet, dignified solution. Alexei shares his story...
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