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Are You Covered? Your Guide To Financial Assistance For Incontinence

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Are You Covered? Your Guide To Financial Assistance For Incontinence

A review of all continence aids financial assistance schemes in Australia. Know if you are covered when you buy catheters, catheter valves and urine drainage bags. 

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Heard About Vaginismus?

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Heard About Vaginismus?

What is Vaginismus? Sexually experienced and inexperienced women can develop vaginismus. Causes, Symptoms and Treatments. Vaginismus is treated by counselling, education, anxiety reduction, pelvic floor exercises and retraining of the pelvic floor muscles.

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An Overactive Bladder… 

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An Overactive Bladder… 

An Overactive Bladder sometimes resulting in (urgency) incontinence is a common affliction amongst us. Almost 1 out of 6  of us are affected by Overactive Bladder at some stage in our lives.   What is an Overactive Bladder?  An Overactive Bladder is a bladder that contracts without conscious control of our urinary organs creating the sense to urinate and frequently or termed Urinary Urgency.  A telling sign is when you wake up frequently at night to venture toward the bathroom.  It is generally the interrupted sleep that becomes the compelling factor to see a medical practitioner. What causes Overactive Bladder?...

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What is a Urine Flow Test ?

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What is a Urine Flow Test ?

A urine flow test (or Uroflowmetry) measures the speed of urine flow over time or "the flow rate". For this test, you will urinate into a special funnel that is connected to a measuring instrument. The instrument calculates the amount of urine, rate of flow in seconds, and the length of time until all urine has been passed. This information helps evaluate how well the lower urinary tract is working. It also helps figure out if there is a blockage of normal urine outflow (termed Bladder Outlet Obstruction, BOO) An ultrasound scan of the bladder is required after you have completed you urine...

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Suprasoft... A New Technique

Suprasoft... A New Technique

The Suprasoft double balloon catheter is unique by design and by application.  This double balloon catheter is for suprapubic catheterisation and was approved for use in Australia early 2018.

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