Bladder and Bowel Self-Help Information
We have put together some self-care information about bladder and bowel health which will help you understand more about what you are experiencing and how you can try different ways to help improve your condition. Many continence issues can be improved or cured with some lifestyle changes or by following some simple exercises.
These video clips are about bladder health, everything from how to spot an infection, pelvic floor exercises, what is incontinence and looking after a catheter.
Urinary Tract Infection
Pelvic Floor and Pelvic Physiotherapy Information
This information will help you understand more about pelvic floor muscles and what you can do to improve your condition.
Take a look at these clips about bowel health, they will help you understand more about the condition and provide information about what you can do to better manage the condition yourself.
This information contains general advice and is not intended to replace any specific advice given to you directly by a healthcare professional. If in doubt, please consult NHS111, your GP or Stoma Care Nurse directly.
NHS UK (then search for your specific stoma: Colostomy, Ileostomy, Urostomy)
If you use a delivery company for your stoma equipment, their website may also have some useful information.
These NHS sites provide information and support for a whole range of bowel conditions.
These national charities provide excellent information and support for anyone with a bowel or bladder condition.