The story about LoFric’s balanced surface

March 3 2021

Born in Sweden 1983, LoFric was the world’s first hydrophilic catheter – a true revolution at the time. Finally, self-catheterization became a real, viable option for people with bladder problems. Since then, LoFric has improved the everyday for thousands of people around the world, helping them to lead a more balanced life.

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Not all catheters are the same

February 17 2021

How can a catheter help you lead a more balanced life?

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Topics: Bladder management, Urinary incontinence, quality of life, Catheterisation

Constipation caused by a neurogenic bowel is horrible – and I don't have to live with it anymore

February 10 2021

I have MS, which has mainly affected my autonomic system, resulting in a neurogenic bowel. Unfortunately, many people today (whether they have MS or not) suffer with bowel problems. Constipation is often under-recognized as a problem, yet can really affect quality of life, and make for a miserable existence; frustrated, bloated, uncomfortable, embarrassed and ….really, really time consuming!

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Topics: Bowel management, Transanal irrigation (TAI), Neurogenic bowel, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Bowel dysfunction, constipation

How Ben, 23, solved his fecal incontinence with Transanal Irrigation

February 3 2021

"Completely changed my life" is how Ben* describes Transanal Irrigation (TAI). Having become paraplegic at age seven following the onset of the rare condition Ependymoma. Ben has lived alongside the terror of an incontinence accident ever since and wouldn't even have been able to work had he not been introduced to Transanal Irrigation. Now he can take part in all the regular pursuits of a young adult, but it hasn't been easy getting there.

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Topics: Transanal irrigation (TAI), Neurogenic bowel, Bowel dysfunction, Fecal incontinence, cancer

How important is water balance for your health?

January 20 2021

It's time to take control of your water balance! Water supports kidney and bladder functions, helps prevent constipation, and makes it easier to maintain your weight as water reduces cravings for other more calorie-dense drinks. Water also helps those with tetraplegia to manage low blood pressure issues.

So let’s take a deep dive into the essentials!

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Topics: Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC), Health