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Faecal incontinence, bowel Incontinence
Faecal incontinence or anal incontinence is the inability to control bowel movements which results in involuntary or unconscious intestinal emptying. Faecal incontinence can also be called accidental bowel leakage or encopresis (term mostly used for children).
There are different reasons why people may suffer from fecal incontinence, pregnancy is one reason. Fecal incontinence is quite common among elderly people.
Causes and risk factors are: Chronic constipation, diarrhea, hemorrhoid surgery, removal of gallbladder, radiation therapy, external beam radiation therapy, hysterectomy - removal of uterus, stroke, spinal cord injury, diabetes, rectal cancer, overuse of laxatives, smoking, not being physically active and high age.
Below is a list of things that can cause Faecal incontinence, anal incontinence, bowel Incontinence.
Hysterectomy - removal of uterus
This can cause faecal incontinence, bowel Incontinence.
Radiotherapy for anal/pelvic cancer
Radiotherapy for anal/pelvic cancer can cause bowel Incontinence.
Radiation therapy for prostate cancer
Radiation therapy for prostate cancer can cause bowel Incontinence for up to 20% of all treated patients.
Dementia can cause bowel incontinence.
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Sphincteroplasty for anal incontinence
Faecal incontinence natural treatments
Changing the diet is of major importance. It's necessary to eat a lot of fibres, exercise, drink plenty of fluids. Doing this may be a way to recover.
Healing Foods, herbs and supplements
psyllium, two teaspoons of chamomile, and a single teaspoon of buckthorn bark, ground down into an herbal powder.
Herbs: calendula, marshmallow, licorice, Saint-John's-wort, chamomile, peppermint, hops and wild yam reduce inflammation and relax the nervous constriction of the digestive muscles to alleviate bowel problems.
Psyllium husk treatment
psyllium husk brands
Foods to avoid
Don't eat: processed grains, spicy foods, carbonated beverages, caffeine, alcohol, processed meat, artificial sweeteners like aspartame (found in diet soda and chewing gums)
Incontinence products for adults
Ostomy operation - when nothing else helps
An ostomy operation could be the solution when nothing else helps.
Ostomies can be temporary or permanent.
ostomy bag images