In the Netherlands approximately 1 million people suffer from continence problems; this is about 1 in 20 people. 75% is female and 25% male. Incontinence is not being able to control stool or urine. It is usually caused by a physical condition, for instance a neurological condition, after a surgical procedure or aging. Sometimes it is the other way around then it is called constipation and urine retention.
There are many products and devices that can help people with continence problems and enhance the quality of life.
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