Is it true that you can’t have a relationship if you catheterize?

Posted by Evie Toombes, October 10 2019

Read about 17-year old Evie and her take on the myths surrounding urological problems and catheterization.

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Topics: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Bladder dysfunction, Intermittent Catheterization

What freedom and dignity means when living with Spina Bifida

Posted by Helene Skoog, August 29 2019

To be born with Spina Bifida is to be used to the obstacles the condition presents – nevertheless, you do get tired of them from time to time. We met Ida Rönnblad – sociable, positive and a passionate bird-watcher. Over a cup of coffee we discussed what freedom and dignity means to her.

 

 

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Topics: Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC), Spina Bifida, Bladder dysfunction, dignity

Loss of function = loss of dignity?

Posted by Helene Skoog, August 15 2019

There’s always a measure of uncertainty when you visit the doctor. You put your fate in someone else’s hands and might feel vulnerable, especially if the topic is a bit embarrassing. We asked catheter users from Germany, Italy and Sweden how they experience living with urinary issues and frequent doctor visits.

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Topics: Bladder dysfunction, Intermittent Catheterization, dignity

Women and LUTS: Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP)

Posted by Helene Skoog, June 7 2018

Pelvic organ prolapse is a very common female health condition. Exactly how common varies widely across studies, depending on the population studied, but symptoms are seen in 30-76% of women in routine gynecology care.

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Topics: Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC), Women's health, Bladder dysfunction

3 most common female bladder problems

Posted by Helene Skoog, May 17 2018

A burning sensation, sprints to the bathroom or just a little dribble? Symptoms from the lower urinary tract (LUTS) are extremely common in women, but nevertheless both unpleasant and embarrassing. We will help you to sort the terms.

 

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Topics: Women's health, Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS), Bladder dysfunction