Bladder and Bowel Dysfunction

Bladder and Bowel Dysfunctions Often Come Together

The bladder and bowel are organs that are closely related and often influence each other. Therefore, bladder and bowel symptoms often coexist side-by-side and interact. In many cases, a successful outcome often requires that bladder and bowel dysfunctions are treated simultaneously. Taking this holistic approach to continence care (including both bladder and bowel dysfunction) can provide better care for patients, resulting in increased quality of life.

On the following pages we have gathered useful information that could help you understand the reasons behind bladder and bowel problems, and what you can do to regain control.