Gosia Kowalewska

Recent Posts

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

Posted by Gosia Kowalewska, September 7 2020

The short answer? No, not at all.
Colonic irrigation 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: TAI, Incontinence, Bowel Management, Constipation

A life without constipation

Posted by Gosia Kowalewska, September 2 2020

Marija, 58, had been chronically constipated for years. Find out how she is now living a life without constipation.

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Topics: TAI, Bowel Management, Constipation

A dive into a shallow pool changed his life

Posted by Gosia Kowalewska, July 23 2020

The vacation trip to Greece took a sudden turn when Michael dived into a swimming pool and hit his head on the bottom. He was badly injured but found an unexpected way back into living life.

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Topics: Neurogenic Bladder, Bladder Management, SCi, Spinal Cord Injury

Proud to catheterise

Posted by Gosia Kowalewska, June 26 2020

After being told in her 30s that she would need to catheterise for the rest of her life, Serena Green felt humiliated. Now she is proud to catheterise but her journey to acceptance in the years following involved friends, family and healthcare professionals.

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Topics: Catheterisation, Women's Health, Bladder Management, ISC, Self-catheterisation, Urology

How do I bring up my bladder problems with my GP?

Posted by Gosia Kowalewska, April 30 2020

Urinary incontinence is often women’s little secret. Despite it being a common issue, it can feel difficult to discuss even with healthcare professionals. This article suggests the kind of information you can give to help your GP to understand the issue. 

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Topics: Women's Health, Bladder Management, ISC, Incontinence, LUTS, Self-catheterisation