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Bowel Incontinence by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm The loss of bowel control, or bowel incontinence, affects up to 10 percent of adults, the majority of whom are women. Despite its prevalence, many women do not seek treatment, either because they are embarrassed to ask for help or just don’t realize that it can be effectively treated. Many women resort to altering their social and physical ... Read on »
Bowel Incontinence and Other Clinical Factors Predict the Development of Pressure Ulcers by Medline Plus Posted Sat 28 Jul 2012 12:19pm Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Related MedlinePlus Pages: Pressure Sores , Seniors' Health Read on »
”The Anal Algorithm”- An Algorithm To Address Treatment of Fecal Incontinence–Bowel Control Disorder Sphincter by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 22 Nov 2011 2:36am Ok if you read at the Quack often enough you know what an algorithm is but now we have a company that says an algorithm can address the type of treatment one should have so don’t get your bowels in an uproar with this one:)  Of course this is a topic that nobody really likes to talk about, self included.  I do have to say this is quite t ... Read on »
Incontinence and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Often Are Related by Allanda .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 11 Apr 2012 6:17pm According to the National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC) in the USA, as many as 70 percent of people suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) are not receiving medical care for their symptoms. IBS symptoms include cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, constipation and diarrhea, and some individuals may experience de ... Read on »
Bowel Control - New NIH program makes it easier to talk about a difficult GI problem by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Sat 04 Jun 2011 10:07pm National Institutes of Health Press Release Bowel control problems affect an estimated 18 million U.S. adults 1 out of 12 people. People with bowel control problems are often reluctant to discuss the condition, even with their doctor. The Bowel Control Awareness Campaign and its Web resources raises awareness of bowel ... Read on »
Fecal Incontinence & Pelvic Floor Dysfunction by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Bowel Incontinence Constipation and Evacuatory Disorders Rectal Prolapse In conjunction with the Women's Center for Pelvic Disorders, the physicians in this group evaluate and tr eat patients with pelvic floor disorders, constipation and fecal inc ... Read on »
Fibre supplements can help with faecal incontinence by Allanda .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 28 May 2012 6:39am If you are one of the thousands of people who experience faecal , or bowel, incontinence at some point you are not alone. Some studies have found that 10 per cent or more of adults experience this condition, and there are many things you can do to prevent it. If your bowel movements tend to be loose and watery, and come frequently, you may ... Read on »
Incontinence services condemned by doctors by Allanda .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 17 Sep 2010 11:40pm It is a little known fact that one in five adults suffers from incontinence , yet millions of people in the UK with bladder and bowel problems face a “life sentence” of suffering because of the poor quality of care, according to a recent survey. A Royal College of Physicians audit of services in England, Wales and Northern Ireland said diag ... Read on »
Living with Incontinence a Patient’s View by Allanda .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Nov 2010 4:27am Tweet It is not part of our work philosophy to scrap articles from other websites, we are always looking to provide our readers with unique and informative content about all types of incontinence and incontinence products . But while researching for a new article I came across a very interesting article on Nursing Times where a patient shared ... Read on »
Scleroderma's Small and Large Bowel Problems by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:57pm Gas, Cramps and Bloating Scleroderma can cause changes in bowel movements. Diarrhea and constipation are equally common. The bowel slows down when the muscle tissue gets changed to scar tissue. The first symptom of this may be bloating after eating. People also complain of feeling gassy or cramping. Cramping is caused by unusually hard musc ... Read on »