Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed form of cancer in men. But how much do you know about what it means for the thousands of men who are diagnosed with it each year? Read on for our beginner’s guide… So what is the prostate anyway? The prostate is a gland the size of a walnut that lives just below a man’s bladder. Its job is to produce semen. Am I at risk? Prostate cancer is most often diagnosed in men who...
Does your heart sink when your trainer calls for star jumps? Do you avoid lifting heavy weights? Does your golf swing make you anxious – especially towards the end of a round when you need to go to the loo?  If you pee while exercising, it’s likely that you’re experiencing stress incontinence. Stress incontinence happens when straining, lifting or jumping places excessive physical pressure on your bladder. This overrides the bladder sphincter’s ability to close and hold urine back, and causes you to leak...
Bladder leakage or incontinence affects one in three women and one in ten men, often as a result of surgery, childbirth or other trauma, but many struggle with the inconvenience, expense and ecological unfriendliness of pads and panty liners. Whether they make it to landfill or, even worse, end up in our oceans, ‘disposable’ pads and diapers containing plastic lining can take as long as 500 years to decompose. Nearly 20 billion single-use baby nappies are added to landfills every...