A journey from hell

Posted by Wellspect, May 30 2021

"I would feel anxiety in my stomach beforehand, and then I knew it was urgent. In the days leading up to these cramping symptoms, I could go to the bathroom up to ten times a day, yet all that came out were pea-sized amounts. I felt like I constantly needed to go to the bathroom."

The image is an illustration. 

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Topics: Bowel management, MS, TAI

Exploring Quality of Life After an MS Diagnosis

Posted by Sam Crow, January 14 2021

The symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis are diverse, and each symptom or combination of symptoms can affect the life of someone living with MS to varying degrees. Yet when it comes to an overall impact on quality of life, bladder and bowel dysfunction often rank highest, especially if a suitable treatment is not found. 

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Topics: Bladder and bowel interaction, Bowel management, Bladder management, MS, Multiple Sclerosis

How I Coped With My MS Diagnosis

Posted by Seema Duggal, May 7 2019

Mother of three, Jane, has lived most of her life with Type 1 Diabetes. So while her MS diagnosis came as a sudden shock, she feels that life has already prepared her for living with a life-changing condition. Here Jane shares her advice to those newly diagnosed with MS.

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Topics: MS, Multiple Sclerosis, Catheterisation

Four out of ten patients are never asked..

Posted by Seema Duggal, April 25 2019

Walking difficulties, vision problems and fatigue are well-known symptoms in patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Bladder and bowel dysfunction are less known - or at least less discussed and addressed.

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Topics: MS, Self-catheterisation, Catheterisation

Support For Young People With MS

Posted by Bev Collins, March 26 2019

Every week approximately 100 are diagnosed with MS (Multiple Sclerosis) in the UK. An increasing number of those are young adults for who it can be a huge challenge.

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Topics: MS, Lifestyle