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High Fibre Foods for your Diet

A high fibre and fluid diet is a healthy diet and is suitable for all the family. However, if constipation is a result of Colitis or Crohn’s disease, increasing fibre intake could have a detrimental effect, so it’s best to discuss this with…

Lifestyle, Fluids And Diet

There are some general lifestyle changes that you could make which may help to alleviate your symptoms. As well as following a healthy diet, you should try to take some form of regular exercise. If you have stress incontinence it may be…

Pelvic Floor Exercises

What Are The Pelvic Floor Muscles? The pelvic floor muscles are layers of muscle stretched like a hammock from the pubic bone at the front to the bottom of the backbone (coccyx). In men there are two openings through the pelvic floor -…

Fibre supplements for Constipation

There are a number of alternative and complementary solutions to manage constipation.  A wide range of these options can be purchased online via retail outlets but may not generally be used by most doctors. They should be used alongside the…

Bristol stool form scale

Different people have different bowel habits. Most people who have a bowel movement more than 3 times a week and pass good textured faeces (not too hard or soft) can be said to have 'normal' bowel behaviour. Since it can be hard to state…

Pelvic Floor Repair

What is a Pelvic Floor Repair A pelvic floor repair is the most common surgery for prolapse. It is a broad term used to describe simple surgical repairs of the pelvic floor. More specifically, the term anterior repair refers to correction…

Why ‘JUST CAN’T WAIT’?

This person needs URGENT access to a toilet, and: has a medical condition  has a bladder and/or bowel condition may be distressed or embarrassed PLEASE HELP! Please kindly support people with invisible illnesses…