Coping with my MS related bowel problems

Posted by Helene Skoog, January 26 2018

Suffering from MS related bowel problems might feel hopeless, but don't give up just yet. We talked to Kerry who spent hours and hours in the bathroom due to constipation, before she found her therapy. 

 

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Topics: MS, bowel dysfunction

Anne's story: How I found the solution to my MS related bowel problems

Posted by Helene Skoog, December 22 2017

For Anne, visual impairment was the first sign of Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Another serious effect of her diagnosis were the severe bowel problems she experienced. In this post, Anne shares how she recovered a functioning bowel routine.

 

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Topics: TAI, Transanal irrigation, MS

The fighter pilot who faced an unexpected battle

Posted by Anna Westberg, May 25 2016

The year is 1983, and Stefan has just finished the Swedish military service. On a whim, he applies for fighter pilot training. A few tense weeks later, he and eleven other young men are notified that they have been accepted—he is overjoyed! 

Some years later the first symtoms began to emerge and eventually he was diagnosed with MS (Multiple Sclerosis). This is the story about Stefan Granholm, still fighting battles, but of a totally other kind.

Photo: Maria Granlund

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Topics: CIC, MS

How MS affects the bladder

Posted by Helene Skoog, March 8 2016

Did you know that 8 out of 10 people living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) experience bladder problems? And that the risk of developing MS is significantly higher for women than for men?

So, with the International Women’s Day in mind, we will put extra focus on MS and the bladder today!

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Topics: CIC, Diagnos, MS