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Levels of Incontinence Protection at IDiaper.com

Click Here to Skip to the Products Below is a description of the different levels of incontinence protection, along with categories of incontinence products with the different absorbencies.

Light Protection

Light protection (absorbency) products refers to protecting against light incontinence, which is slight leakage or dribbling in men or in women. This is the lowest level of absorbency. Stress incontinence is an example of this. A woman with stress incontinence might leak a small amount of liquid when coughing or sneezing. Light incontinence in men can be caused by an enlarged prostate. Whatever the cause, the incontinence protection for this level of incontinence is a light pad and it usually takes care of this issue.

Moderate Protection

Moderate protection products protect against moderate incontinence, which is more urine loss than light incontinence, but not full bladder loss. Incontinence products for this level absorb more than do light incontinence products. Moderate incontinence can be a steady stream of fluid or it can be urge incontinence, where the person has a sudden need to urinate. Moderate incontinence requires a heavier pad or pullup underwear. A brief with tabs can also provide protection for this incontinence level. Moderate incontinence is more common than most people realize.

Heavy Protection

Heavy Protection products works with heavy incontinence, which is complete loss of bladder control or continuous drainage. At this level, a lot of liquid must be taken up by the incontinence product. There are many medical causes for this type of incontinence, from injury to prostate problems. The protection for this level is usually a heavy or overnight brief with tabs or pull up underwear.

Overnight Protection

Overnight Protection products work with overnight incontinence, or heavy loss of liquid at night. Often, the incontinence product takes in a full bladder loss from the user. Overnight incontinence has causes similar to heavy incontinence, including weakening of the bladder muscle due to illness or injury. The product for this type of incontinence is usually an overnight level brief with tabs or pull up underwear.
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Light Protection
Light Protection
Medium Protection
Medium Protection
Heavy Protection
Heavy Protection
Overnight Protection
Overnight Protection
Fecal Incontinence
Fecal Incontinence
Booster Pads
Booster Pads
  
Elderly couple on a walkiDiaper offers incontinence protection for all levels of incontinence and all types of absorbency needs. This includes light, medium, heavy, and overnight incontinence. Find products at any level to use for the different types and intensities of incontinence. Light incontinence is many times taken care of with pads in regular underwear. Medium incontinence is often dealt with with a little heavier pad or a brief or pullup. Heavy or overnight incontinence often takes a pullup or brief, sometimes with added padding through booster pads.

This store carries incontinence protection at all levels, as well as underpads and medical supplies to compliment the incontinence products. Protecting incontinence is necessary for millions of people in the world. You don't have to feel ashamed because you have incontinence issues. When developing or getting worsening incontinence symptoms, it is important to always talk to your doctor. Whether you need a product for heavy protection, or a pad for light protection, iDiaper.com has what you need and want. Call our customer service to help you decide at 866-559-0353.
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