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

Feeling free again

Posted by Sam Crow, September 2 2020

Noah, 49, is recovering from rectal cancer but suffered from faecal incontinence following surgery. Find out how he reclaimed his freedom and broke away from a life that revolved around quick access to a toilet.

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Topics: Incontinence

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: LUTS, ISC, Self-catheterisation, Incontinence

You're Not Alone

Posted by Jane, August 6 2019

Living with a bladder or bowel condition can be an isolating experience but it’s important to remember that you are not alone. One Select user, Jane, shares her story in the hopes that it will inspire others.

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Topics: ISC, Self-catheterisation, Incontinence, Catheterisation, CIC

Which size are you? Part 2

Posted by Seema Duggal, July 30 2019

” Look at this. It’s the newest one on the market” the lady at the counter says with much enthusiasm."

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Topics: ISC, Self-catheterisation, Incontinence, Catheterisation, CIC