The post-void residual (PVR) urine test is vital for those with MS

June 3 2021

Storage and voiding symptoms often coexist, affecting up to 59% of individuals with MS. These clinical manifestations impact quality of life and are often associated with depressive symptoms, loss of work productivity, poor sleep quality and, in general, a deterioration in overall health. Problems related to micturition impede many people with MS from fully participating with family, friends and the community

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Topics: Neurogenic bladder, Bladder dysfunction, Multiple Sclerosis

Science Alert: Parkinson’s disease (PD), multiple sclerosis (MS), and spinal cord injury (SCI) – What do they have in common?

March 27 2018

Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and spinal cord injury all involve types of neurological damage that often cause bladder, bowel, and sexual problems. For example, among people with multiple sclerosis, bladder and sexual problems are common (occurring in more than 70% of cases according to some studies).

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Topics: Science Alert, MS, TAI, ISC, Incontinence, Spinal Cord Injury, Spinal injury, Multiple Sclerosis, Catheterisation, SCi, Continence, Scientific Papers, Clinical Studies