Urinary incontinence is also known as the loss of bladder control and is a condition that occurs when you leak urine. Symptoms of urinary incontinence can range from mild to severe leakage. It is a condition that millions of women experience. In fact, 1 in 3 women are affected with bladder leaks. It's well-known that urinary incontinence is one of the top 3 health conditions that affect quality of life, along with stroke and Alzheimer's disease.
Having a better understanding of urinary incontinence will help you to take steps to treating the cause so you can lessen symptoms and continue to live your life to the full.
While urinary incontinence can take a tremendous emotional toll on a person, there are also significant financial costs for those who suffer. Can you believe that the annual cost of urinary incontinence for women in the United States is around $12.4 billion!?! On average, woman spend about $900 each year to deal with bladder leakage. And, did you know that urinary incontinence worsens with age? Women over the age of 65 spend twice as much on incontinence than younger women.
Rely Medical Supply is here as your affordable source for incontinence products. Whether you need bladder control pads, protective underwear (pullups), briefs/diapers, booster pads, underpads (chucks) or any other bladder control product, you can count on us for reliable, convenient home delivery of the supplies you need to stay dry and comfortable.
Call Rely Medical Supply today toll-free at 1-888-529-2308. Our phones are answered from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Central Standard Time. Our helpful and compassionate product experts are trained to help you select the right products for your personal needs.
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In 2014, The Urology Foundation declared September Urology Awareness Month. Founded in 1995, the foundation helps others understand the importance of good urological health.
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