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bowel problems

Bowelbabe Saved my Life

Mags tells us how a chance listening to Deborah James' (aka Bowelbabe) podcast ‘You, Me and the Big C’ made her realise her symptoms were bowel cancer. Here Margaret tells us about her diagnosis of Stage 2 Bowel Cancer in January 2019 and…

Being Diagnosed with Coeliac Disease Changed my Life

Coeliac Disease is a little known condition where the body’s immune system attacks the tissues when gluten is consumed. For Stella, diagnosis was positively life-changing - it meant she no longer had to live each day with stomach problems.

Urology Awareness Month

This Urology Awareness Month, we have worked with the ME Association to highlight how ME/ CFS sufferers can be affected by bladder conditions and to talk about a rarely mentioned called Interstitial Cystitis (IC).

Rectal Prolapse

Rectal prolapse is when part of your rectum or the lining of your rectum, protrudes through your anus. Find out common causes, symptoms, and details of test and diagnosis.

IBS Diet and Lifestyle: Where to Start

It’s not uncommon to struggle with diet for IBS - knowing what your triggers are  and what foods may help can be the key to reducing symptoms.  So we spoke to Sarah Monk, Registered Dietitian to get the facts about Irritable Bowel Syndrome…

How I coped with my new Stoma during Lockdown

Jan Ross underwent stoma surgery in February this year just before lockdown, after being diagnosed with rectal cancer. Here, Jan talks to Bladder and Bowel about how she coped learning how to manage her new stoma friend during these

Megacolon & Slow Transit Constipation

Bladder & Bowel Community member, Anne Fairhurst shares her experiences of living with Megacolon and Slow Digestive Transit; how she experienced constipation for years before finally being diagnosed with the, and how it has affected

FREE Just Can’t Wait Toilet Card

Access the Universally Recognised Digital Just Can’t Wait Toilet Card Online for FREE Order the original toilet access card from the Bladder and Bowel Community today. We use the universally acknowledged W.C. signage, giving you the…

Bowel Problems in Childhood

Bowel problems are not limited to adults and are definitely not just part of getting older – children can experience them too. Some children will be born with bowel conditions while others can develop them as they start to grow. In this…

Bowel Care For Children

Bowel problems are not limited to adults and are definitely not just part of getting older – children can experience them too. Some children will be born with bowel conditions while others can develop them as they start to grow. In this…