Multiple Sclerosis: It is okay to grieve

July 22 2020

Krista was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 1996. Since then, she has experienced developments both good and bad. Here she shares her insights and advice for those suffering from multiple sclerosis.

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Topics: Neurogenic bladder, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Bladder dysfunction, quality of life

Practical advice for MS patients with bladder problems

July 8 2020

As a urotherapist, Lis Höxbroe Hansson meets a lot of patients with Multiple Sclerosis at the Pelvic centre, University Hospital of Skåne in Sweden. In this blog post, Lis provides advice for those suffering from urinary problems as part of their MS diagnosis.

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Topics: Neurogenic bladder, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), quality of life

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

My first time trying Intermittent Catheterization

May 30 2020

Do you remember your first time? When you first picked up a catheter to empty your bladder? I can still remember it clearly – as if it were yesterday.

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Topics: Bladder and bowel interaction, Neurogenic bladder, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Intermittent Catheterization

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