When is Constipation an Emergency?

Sep 5, 2023 8:34:30 PM

Constipation is a common condition, affecting people of all ages. While the symptoms of constipation can impact your quality of life, it is often easy enough to manage at home. However, in some cases, constipation can present severe symptoms or health risks that require medical intervention and in some cases emergency treatment.  

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Topics: Transanal irrigation (TAI), constipation, TAI

TAI: Helping children, teens and their families live with a bowel disorder

Jun 14, 2023 8:49:29 PM

Living with a bowel disorder can be especially difficult when you’re young. There is often physical pain and other difficulties such as bloating, loss of appetite, and soiling many times a day. But it can also lead to emotional pain, embarrassment, and insecurity. At a time when children and teenagers should be growing, developing, and discovering their identity and independence, a bowel disorder can steal their youth and make them feel sad and isolated.

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Topics: Transanal irrigation (TAI), Children and TAI, Bowel dysfunction

What is Transanal Irrigation (TAI)?

Apr 12, 2023 9:45:51 PM

It can be difficult to find a regular toilet routine if you suffer from chronic constipation or fecal incontinence. Some people constantly fear public accidents or literary spending hours in the bathroom. 

Mikey was one of them until he found the solution to his bowel problems – transanal irrigation (TAI). Keep reading to learn more about TAI!


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Topics: Bowel management, Transanal irrigation (TAI)

How I live my life to the fullest after rectal cancer

Oct 13, 2022 9:01:00 AM

Noah*, 49 years old, is recovering from rectal cancer. After surgery, he found he had additional problems with fecal incontinence which affected all aspects of his life. In this article, he tells us how Transanal Irrigation - TAI -  allowed him to recover his freedom and confidence.

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Topics: Transanal irrigation (TAI), Bowel dysfunction, cancer