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Vitamin D and IBS

Many people living with irritable bowel syndrome are vitamin D deficient, according to a study published in the BMJ Open Gastroenterology1. It has since been found that 82% of IBS sufferers are also low in vitamin D (less than 20 ng/mL)2 so…

Travelling with confidence

Travelling with bladder and bowel conditions can be a stressful process, and many will simply neglect the opportunity to venture across the world in fear that they won’t have fast access to a toilet. However, this doesn’t mean that you…

Lucinda’s Story – BAD/BAM

Lucinda Barton suffered with what she was told was Irritable Bowel Syndrome for over 20 years, despite constant trips to her GP and several gastrointestinal specialists for tests and  following various diets over the years, her symptoms…

The Vicious Circle – IBS and Stress

A recent worldwide study has revealed that there is a close link between having irritable bowel syndrome and common mental health conditions such as anxiety and depression. The research, which included over 40 institutions across the UK…

RADAR Keys Explained

The first RADAR locks were fitted in 1981 to help keep accessible toilets free and clean for disabled people. Find out what they are, where to use them and how you can get yours.

Endometriosis is more than just a Bad Period

What is endometriosis, and what are the symptoms caused? We share three community stories from women who have experienced the condition first hand, and learn why it can take up to 8 years to be diagnosed.

Multiple System Atrophy (MSA)

People who are diagnosed with Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) experience significant bladder and bowel issues often starting before other indications of MSA are apparent. Learn more from MSA Nurse Katie Rigg who defines the condition.

Dysautonomia and my Catheter

During February we organised a catheter awareness week on our social media channels to raise conversation around conditions such as Fowler’s Syndrome, Sacral Agenesis, Urinary Retention, Bowel Cancer and Dysautonomia, all of which can lead…

LoFric Elle Intermittent Catheter – FREE Sample

We have some free samples of the new LoFric Elle catheter, suitable for females who self catheterise. Discreet and easy to use with its unique L-shaped handle, offer available to UK residents. Request yours here!