Depend - Women's Incontinence Guide

Depend - Women's Incontinence Guide

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Women’s Incontinence Guide

What is bladder leakage?

Bladder leakage, also known as urinary incontinence, is a problem of the urinary system. Urine is stored in the bladder until it sends a signal to the brain that it needs to be emptied. When any part of the urinary system malfunctions or is interrupted, bladder leakage can result.

What causes bladder leakage?

Bladder leakage is a symptom, not a disease, and may be caused by a number of factors. Physical conditions such as pregnancy, childbirth or menopause can contribute to bladder leakage in women.
Age, diet, excess weight and medications prescribed Read More

Depend - Men's Incontinence Guide

Depend - Men's Incontinence Guide

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Men’s Incontinence Guide

What is incontinence?

Urinary Incontinence, or bladder leakage, is defined as any involuntary leakage of urine. It is a symptom or combination of symptoms related to the two functions of the lower urinary tract system: urine storage and bladder emptying.
Although it can be related to aging changes in our bodies, it is not the inevitable outcome of ageing since many of the risk factors can be controlled with lifestyle changes.

A Very Common Condition

Urinary incontinence is pretty common. In fact, 5.1 million people in the UK experience some form of bladder leakage. That’s about Read More

Bio-Oil - Specialist Skincare

Bio-Oil - Specialist Skincare

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Bio-Oil – The UK’s No1 Multi-use Skincare Oil
 

Bio-Oil is a specialist skincare product that helps improve the appearance of scars, stretch marks and uneven skin tone.
Its advanced formulation, which contains the breakthrough ingredient PurCellin OilTM, also makes it highly effective for numerous other skin concerns, including aging skin and dehydrated skin.

Bio-Oil is formulated with the following all-natural ingredients: Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Calendula Oil, Lavender Oil, Rosemary Oil and Chamomile Oil.
Bio-Oil is a non-comedogenic, hypo-allergenic product that is suitable for use by individuals with sensitive skin.

Improving the Appearance of Scars
Bio-Oil helps improve the appearance Read More

Adaptil - Build a Den

Adaptil - Build a Den

Are you prepared for fireworks?
 

Firework fears and noise phobias
 
How to minimise anxiety that many dogs suffer during the firework season
Many dogs suffer from anxiety during the firework season, with firework fears affecting up to 80% of pets. If ignored, firework fears can progress to a more serious noise phobia, whereby even the slightest noise causes panic and sudden, extreme and excessive reactions.

To help minimise the anxiety that many dogs suffer from during the firework season, here are some top tips to help calm and reassure your pet.
Preparing a den for your dog
You can prepare a den for your dog to Read More

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14 Nov 2016

Depend – Women’s Incontinence Guide

Click here to shop the Depend range Women’s Incontinence Guide What is bladder leakage? Bladder leakage, also known as urinary incontinence, is a problem of the urinary system. Urine is stored in the bladder until it sends Read More

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Depend – Men’s Incontinence Guide

Click here to shop the Depend range Men’s Incontinence Guide What is incontinence? Urinary Incontinence, or bladder leakage, is defined as any involuntary leakage of urine. It is a symptom or combination of symptoms related to the Read More

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Bio-Oil – Specialist Skincare

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Adaptil – Build a Den

Are you prepared for fireworks?   Firework fears and noise phobias   How to minimise anxiety that many dogs suffer during the firework season Many dogs suffer from anxiety during the firework season, with firework fears affecting Read More

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We understand that finding the right product for you is important when you’re quitting smoking. We also know there are lots of options out there so read on for advice about which may be the most appropriate Read More

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Oilatum FAQ

Click here to shop the Oilatum range   What is eczema? Healthy skin contains fats and oils which help to maintain moisture by creating a protective layer. In eczema prone skin, the cells don’t produce as many Read More

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Viviscal – Track Your Progress

Click here to shop the Viviscal range   Track your progress Stay on track with our handy tracker tool. It’s important to remember to take your supplements with water, after food twice daily. Read More

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