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Bladder Cancer Awareness Month: Bladder Cancer and Incontinence

May 12, 2022

It is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month, and at ActivKare we want to share some knowledge about how incontinence is a major side effect of bladder cancer and its related surgeries. Before we begin, let’s break down some information and statistics about Bladder Cancer. What is Bladder Cancer? Cancer occurs when...

Urinary Incontinence Myths

April 29, 2022

Do you think that urinary incontinence is a normal part of the ageing process? Do you think that it’s inevitable and that it’s a natural reaction to our bodies as they progress in age? If you said yes, then you’d be incorrect! This is just one of the many common...

Parkinson’s and Urinary Symptoms

April 22, 2022

Many people associate a Parkinson’s diagnosis with symptoms that change movement, motor skills, or the body. Common symptoms of the diagnosis range from body tremors, to impaired posture and slow movement, but there are many other non-motor symptoms that can affect an individual with Parkinson’s. Non-motor symptoms are symptoms that...

The Impacts of SRS on Urinary Habits

March 22, 2022

When conducting research on the correlation between SRS, sexual reassignment surgery, and post-op urinary problems, there are only a handful of reputable sources and research papers that provide information. When analyzing the discussions of urinary problems of transgender individuals on community forums, such as Reddit, we can clearly see a...