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Videos, slideshows, infographics and photo galleries to help you better understand incontinence.

How to change a colostomy bag

Here Laura Cox of Shield HealthCare in the US shows how she changes her Ostomy bag. Many people need ostomy bags due to Inflammatory Bowel Disease, but also Cancer, Polyps, EDS, gun shot wounds and many other situations can lead to needing an ostomy

Take back control with TENA Men

If you're used to taking control of life, you're not going to let something like urine leakage take that a way. Take back control with TENA Men!

Botox for urinary incontinence

Dr. Elizabeth Mueller, medical director of Urogynecology at Loyola in the US, explains how Botox is a very effective treatment for muscle spasms. From this realisation, a clinical trial was developed to study the effect of Botox injections in urinary incontinence treatment.

15 things you didn't know about urine

Everyone has to pee at some point during the day, and we all do it every day. But how much do you really know about your urine? Read this infographic and learn about your pee.

TENA - Talking about Incontinence

Bladder incontinence is a global health issue and is estimated to affect over 9 million South Africans. Watch this clip to learn more about what bladder incontinence is and what your fellow South Africans think of the condition.

TENA - Incontinence & Nutrition

Despite what you may think, a number of foods and beverages can affect your bladder control and even worsen urinary incontinence. Learn more about a bladder-friendly diet here...

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Incontinence Expert

Dr Prenevin Govender completed his MBChB at the University of Cape Town in 2001. He obtained his Fellowship of the College of Urologists in 2009 and graduated with distinction for a Masters in Medicine from the University of Cape Town in 2010. His special interests include laparoscopic, pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence surgery. He consults full-time at Life Kingsbury Hospital in Claremont.

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