In this video from the National MS Society, multiple sclerosis patients and medical professionals talk about some of the bowel and bladder problems associated with the disease.
The film explains how important it is for those living with MS to overcome any embarrassment when it comes to talking about bladder and bowel problems with their doctors. Problems can often be easily treated and early intervention and treatment can save weeks, months and even years of discomfort.
Doctors will usually refer MS patients to a urologist if they’re having problems with their bladder. Dr. Kelli Berzuk explains that bladder and bowel problems can have a huge impact on patients’ quality of life and make them feel very isolated.
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