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

I was 26 and diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis

November 1 2018

It was an ordinary morning, except for the fact that Lee woke up with a strange tingling feeling and numbness in his hand. As the day went by the numbness travelled up his arm, all the way up to his shoulder.

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Topics: Bladder and bowel interaction, Transanal irrigation (TAI), Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Bowel dysfunction

MS: How I found the solution to my bladder problems

July 5 2018

MS related bladder problems hindered Jane in doing the things she loved, but she found her solution and was able to take the journey of a life time!

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Topics: Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC), Multiple Sclerosis (MS)