Quality of life aspects of bladder and bowel dysfunction

July 28, 2020

Bladder and bowel interacts and have a significant impact on people’s quality of life and well-being. Many suffer in silence, too embarrassed to mention it to their doctor or nurse, often missing out on life improving treatment and coping strategies.

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Topics: Bladder and bowel interaction, quality of life

Let's talk about bladder and bowel interactions!

December 10, 2018

An open dialogue about coexisting symptoms is an essential for building a foundation for better clinical outcomes and increased quality of life.

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Topics: Bladder and bowel interaction

Combining approaches to bladder and bowel dysfunction

November 30, 2018

The benefits of patient centered care cannot be overestimated. A holistic approach reveals avenues for care that might otherwise be left neglected – opportunities missed to enhance the wellbeing of the patient. But what would a working model look like when it concerns patients with neurogenic bladder and bowel?

 

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Topics: Bladder and bowel interaction, Neurogenic bladder, Neurogenic bowel

Science Alert: Double burden - Combined bladder and bowel dysfunction

November 8, 2018

Combined bladder and bowel dysfunction can be a very debilitating condition with a strong impact on quality of life. Self-esteem, social activities and intimacy are all affected in a negative way.

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Topics: Bladder and bowel interaction, Bowel dysfunction, Bladder dysfunction

Science Alert: Bladder and bowel symptoms: Need for actions

June 26, 2018

The impact on individuals’ quality of life of maintaining or restoring bladder and bowel continence cannot be underestimated. It is a top user priority but this is unfortunately not always reflected in healthcare and research initiatives.

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Topics: Science Alert, Bladder and bowel interaction, Bowel dysfunction, Bladder dysfunction