Is colonic irrigation the same as TAI (Transanal Irrigation)?

July 29 2020

The short answer? No, not at all.
Colonic irrrigation is a “therapy” with little scientific evidence of any health benefits. On the other hand, TAI or transanal irrigation can be a game-changer for people looking to manage their bowel disorders and enjoy a normal life.

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Topics: Transanal irrigation (TAI), Bowel dysfunction, functional bowel

Trying Transanal Irrigation for the first time

May 30 2020

Having shared with you my first experience of catheterization, I want to tell you what it was like when I performed Transanal Irrigation myself for the first time.

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

How combined bladder and bowel care improves the health and happiness of MS patients

April 22 2020

Worse bladder symptoms often mean worse bowel symptoms. Yet they are rarely addressed together, despite the evidence for better clinical outcomes and significant improvements in quality of life.

Lee, 30, living with MS

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Topics: Bladder and bowel interaction, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Bowel dysfunction, Bladder dysfunction, bowel disorder

How I found a solution to my Functional Bowel Disorder symptoms

April 6 2020

In this testimonial, Sarah talks about how Transanal Irrigation (TAI) helped with her functional bowel disorders.

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Topics: Transanal irrigation (TAI), Neurogenic bowel, Bowel dysfunction, functional constipation

Bowel school 3: Your stomach likes order and routine

February 26 2020

Constipation – everyone knows how tough it can be. Especially when traveling, the stomach is fond of shutting down all operations, resisting food that’s prepared in a different way or consumed at different times. Does your stomach like traveling?

 

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Topics: Health, Bowel dysfunction, constipation