I Was 26 And Diagnosed With MS

Posted by Seema Duggal, December 11 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: Bowel Management, Transanal Irrigation, TAI, MS

Support For Young People With MS

Posted by Bev Everton, October 2 2018

Every week approximately 10,000 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: Lifestyle, Bladder Management, MS

Anne's story: How I found the solution to my MS related bowel problems

Posted by Jodie Jackson, July 5 2018

For Anne, visual impairment was the first sign of Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Another serious effect of her diagnosis were the severe bowel problems she experienced. In this post, Anne shares how she recovered a functioning bowel routine.

Symptoms

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Topics: Lifestyle, TAI, Bowel Management, MS

TAI for children: With my help, my son started with transanal irrigation (TAI) at the age of three

Posted by Jonathan Simpson, June 5 2018

Paul and his son Tim, who is now 16 years old, were early adopters of TAI, so much so that they almost invented the therapy themselves…

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Topics: Lifestyle, Neurogenic Bowel, Bowel Management, MS, Multiple Sclerosis, TAI, Transanal Irrigation, Paediatrics, spina bifida, Spinal injury

Bowel problems don't just happen in old age - children are affected too

Posted by Jonathan Simpson, May 25 2018

Bowel problems in children can occur for many different reasons. Some are related to a specific diagnosis, like Spina Bifida or Anorectal Malformation. Some are more diffuse and differ over time, like constipation or tummy cramps. We tried to map some of the concepts for you!

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Topics: Lifestyle, Neurogenic Bowel, Bowel Management, MS, Multiple Sclerosis, TAI, Transanal Irrigation, Paediatrics, spina bifida, Spinal injury