What's the difference between Enlarged Prostate (BPH) and Prostate Cancer?

Sep 21, 2022 6:38:10 PM

Many people think that an enlarged prostate (BPH) and prostate cancer are associated, but the simple answer is: No, they are not.

Professor Ralph Peeker explains the concepts.

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Topics: Enlarged Prostate

What does Alice, 10 years old, think about Transanal Irrigation?

Aug 15, 2022 8:25:51 PM

Alice Tillman is passionate about spreading knowledge of TAI – the thought of other children having to endure painful procedures because of bowel disorders like she did, makes her frustrated when an alternative is available. She hopes that all children who need it will be able to use it and get the fun back in their life.

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Topics: Bowel management, Children and TAI, Bowel dysfunction

Male urinary catheters: a complete guide on how to use

Jul 6, 2022 6:58:28 PM

In this post we will talk about the male urinary catheter, a common aid that many men use daily to empty their bladder. Even if you’re just a beginner, you don’t need to worry: there are easy solutions on how to handle it in a safe and hygienic way. In this guide we explain all the aspects related to intermittent catheterization for men and provide answers to your most common questions.

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Topics: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Intermittent Catheterization

How important is water balance for your health?

May 10, 2021 10:01:46 PM

It's time to take control of your water balance! Water supports kidney and bladder functions, helps prevent constipation, and makes it easier to maintain your weight as water reduces cravings for other more calorie-dense drinks. Water also helps those with tetraplegia to manage low blood pressure issues.

So let’s take a deep dive into the essentials!

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Intermittent Catheterization with a Three-year-old

Apr 9, 2021 11:17:40 PM

Most riders guide their horse with their legs, but Evie has no sensation from the knees down, as she was born with a form of Spina Bifida. It affects her balance, but that doesn’t stop her from riding Daisy. It also impairs Evie’s bladder and bowel function, so she uses urinary catheters to empty her bladder.

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To be a Kid with Spinal Cord Injury

Mar 4, 2021 1:53:39 AM

She was injured in a car accident at the age of five – today she is 19 and a promising handball player, living her life to the fullest. But it wasn’t always easy to be a child with a spinal cord injury.

This is Julia Johansson’s inspiring story.

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The story about LoFric’s balanced surface

Mar 3, 2021 5:00:00 PM

Born in Sweden 1983, LoFric was the world’s first hydrophilic catheter – a true revolution at the time. Finally, self-catheterization became a real, viable option for people with bladder problems. Since then, LoFric has improved the everyday for thousands of people around the world, helping them to lead a more balanced life.

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Topics: Clean Intermittend Catheterisation (CIC), Catheterisation

Proud to Catheterize

Feb 27, 2021 1:08:43 AM

After being told in her 30s that she would need to catheterize for the rest of her life, Serena Green felt humiliated. Now she is proud to catheterize but her journey to acceptance in the years following involved friends, family and healthcare professionals.

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Topics: Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC), Spina Bifida, Women's health, CIC

Four steps up the stairs and life changed forever

Feb 26, 2021 1:41:49 AM

Four steps up the stairsand then everything turned black. Michael, then 54 years old, was on his way up to the second floor of his home when the accident happenedhe fainted and fell so awkwardly that he broke his neck and back. 

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Topics: Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC), TAI, Spinal injury

How to Improve Your Digestion – 10 Expert Tips

Feb 24, 2021 1:11:08 AM

We’ve all had to pay closer attention to how, when and what we eat, and it’s always worth reminding ourselves of how to treat ourselves and our digestion well, especially if we have a neurogenic diagnosis. Here are the 10 best tips for a healthy stomach from nutrition counselor and wellness expert Anna Carin.

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Topics: Bowel management, Health, Neurogenic bowel, Fecal incontinence, Clean Intermittend Catheterisation (CIC), TAI