What is urinary incontinence?
Urinary incontinence refers to the automatic flow of urine that is not controlled by the bladder. It is a common phenomenon in the elderly. You must know that urinary incontinence is not a disease, but only exists as a symptom or phenomenon.There are many causes of urinary incontinence in the elderly, such as central nervous system disorders, surgery, urinary retention, unstable bladder, childbirth injury.
The main clinical manifestations are urge incontinence, stress incontinence, and overflow Urinary incontinence and functional urinary incontinence.Urinary incontinence is the most common disease among the elderly, and the incidence rate of women is higher than that of men. Although it has no direct impact on the lives of most elderly people, it can cause body odor, skin erosion, and repeated urinary tract infections. one of the causes of depression.
Urinary incontinence, can wear incontinence underwear
Incontinence underwear typically consists of an absorbent layer, a leak-resistant layer and a breathable outer shell.The absorbent layer uses materials such as high-absorbent polymers, which can quickly absorb urine and convert it into a gel, effectively keeping the diapers dry and comfortable. The leak-proof layer prevents urine from penetrating to the outside through a special barrier or coating, avoiding leakage. The breathable shell helps maintain proper ventilation to prevent skin moisture and discomfort.Some advantages of incontinence underwear：
1. Better absorption performance: Incontinence diapers are specially designed to absorb more urine and provide dry protection for a longer period of time.
2. Better leakage protection: The incontinence diaper adopts anti-leakage layer technology, which effectively stops urine leakage and reduces embarrassment and inconvenience.
3. Reusable: Incontinence diapers are usually washable and reusable, reducing dependence on disposable products, helping to save costs and reduce environmental burdens.
Cleaning and storing incontinence underwear can prolong their life. Generally speaking, depending on quality and proper care, our incontinence underwear can last for several months or even longer.