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  • Sustainable Incontinence Products

    What is sustainability? A simple definition is the "avoidance of the depletion of natural resources in order to maintain an ecological balance". The more complicated explanation focuses on the multiple environmental, economic and social dimensions involved.

    Each individual and organization, whether that be governmental or business, has a choice to make on following or implementing sustainable practices. We, at Underx, are an environmentally neutral producer of adult incontinence products that is committed to reclaiming more non biodegradable waste than it produces. 

  • Postpartum Incontinence Management

    Women can experience incontinence symptoms during pregnancy, but it is just as common for women to struggle with postpartum incontinence. After all the soreness and pain of pregnancy and childbirth, the reality incontinence issues can continue or begin postpartum can be frustrating for women. However, there are ways to mitigate and manage this condition. 
  • Manage Incontinence By Improving Your Diet

    If you struggle with bowel or urinary incontinence, managing your diet by avoiding known triggers of symptoms and incorporating healthier options can make a significant difference in your quality of life and confidence. There is no standard anti-incontinence diet, but there are widely accepted guidelines to follow that can help.
  • Urinary Incontinence: Why Women More than Men?

    Urinary incontinence affects twice as many women as men. This derives from a woman's unique health issues, mostly connected to reproduction. Events such as pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive surgeries and menopause all can weaken the bladder, urethra and pelvic floor muscles that support these organs. That weakening, which also occurs naturally with age, can lead to a greater risk of developing urinary incontinence. 
  • Disposable Washcloths for Adult Diaper Rash

    People who suffer from adult incontinence also need to protect their skin. A lack of air flow and presence of dirt and excess moisture can cause the skin to break down and development of painful sores and rashes. Taking steps to protect against adult diaper rash and other skin irritations is essential. The use of large, soft, rinse-free disposable washcloths in combination with skin relief balm and well fitted adult underwear can make a huge difference. 
  • Types of Bowel and Urinary Incontinence

    The loss of bowel or bladder control, otherwise known as bowel or urinary incontinence, is an uncomfortable affliction for women and men. Even though incontinence is most associated with and is more common in older people, younger adults can struggle with symptoms too. The good news is incontinence is not inevitable if you understand the various types and causes and follow a lifestyle regimen aimed at addressing them head on. 
  • Caregiving Concerns and Adult Incontinence

    Learn how to understand and cope with the common issues that caregivers face when providing care to a loved one with bowel or urinary incontinence. You are not alone and you do not need to do everything yourself.
  • COVID-19, Sleep Aids and Adult Incontinence

    The COVID-19 pandemic has been the source of many well-documented challenges for affected patients around the world. Learn how symptoms of the virus cause people to use sleep aids more frequently and how that may lead to new incidents of adult incontinence or aggravate an existing incontinence condition. 
  • Skin Relief Cream for Adult Diaper Rash

    Adult diaper rash skin irritations can be painful and uncomfortable. Out of the various at home treatments available, skin relief cream is one of the most popular, but many contain chemicals and preservatives that can irritate your skin even more. Thankfully, underx has developed an all natural, paraben free alternative to conventional creams using zinc oxide, other natural ingredients and essential oils that are known to help soothe and comfort sensitive skin.
  • Proper Disposal of Adult Diapers

    Adult diapers or pull-ups are great solutions for either bowel or urinary adult incontinence. However, disposing of them properly requires adherence to several basic rules for the good of public health and the environment. Find out how to do your part. 

  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Adult Incontinence

    Bowel or bladder incontinence is a common symptom of Multiple Sclerosis (MS), causing discomfort, loss of confidence and impacting quality of life. For people with MS, the need for comfortable and absorbent incontinence underwear to manage the leaks and avoid embarrassing situations is important.
  • How to Treat and Prevent Adult Diaper Rash

    Adult diaper rash is a common condition for people with urinary incontinence because the products being used to manage their symptoms may not have the proper fit or absorbency for their needs. Learn how to treat and prevent adult diaper rash.