Conditions Related to Bladder and Bowel Dysfunction

Bladder and bowel dysfunction is often related to another condition. Here we have gathered more information about conditions that commonly affect the function of the bladder and bowel.

Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal cord injury means damage to the spinal cord itself, sometimes in combination with damage to the nerve roots in the lowest section of the spinal cord.

Multiple Sclerosis

In Multiple sclerosis (MS) the immune system attacks the protective sheath (myelin) that covers nerve fibers and causes communication problems between your brain and the rest of the body.

Parkinson's Disease

How does Parkinson's Disease affect the bladder and bowel? In this section we explore the common symptoms, causes and treatments.

Spina Bifida

How Does Spina Bifida Affect Your Bladder and Bowel? Here we explore common symptoms, causes and effects of Spina Bifida.


Diabetes may increase the risk of complications in different parts of the body, such as the bladder and bowel. Here we explore why.

Enlarged Prostate (BPE)

Are you a man experiencing urination problems and wondering about the cause? Here you can read more about the symptoms of Benign Prostate Enlargement (BPE).

Low Anterior Resection Syndrome - LARS

Low Anterior Resection Syndrome – LARS – is a constellation of symptoms or problems you may experience in varying degrees, after rectal cancer. Rectal function will never be exactly like it was before the surgery, but most people will achieve an acceptable function.