Bowel incontinence is the loss of bowel control, causing passage of stools unexpectedly. This can range from sometimes leaking a small amount of stool and passing gas, to not being able to control bowel movements.

 

Causes for bowel incontinence

Adults over the age of 65 and women are at higher risk of bowel incontinence than their younger counterparts and  men.

The rectum, anus, pelvic muscles, and nervous system must work together to control bowel movements. If there is a problem with any of these, it can cause bowel incontinence. Many people feel embarrassed about bowel incontinence and may not tell their family or doctor. But this condition can be treated.. Proper treatment can help most people gain control of their bowels. Exercises also helps the anal and pelvic muscles to get stronger and enables the bowels to work properly.

Inner wear from Pristine Life are not appropriate for bowel incontinence. They are meant for urinary incontinence.

Yashram Lifestyle Brands (Pristine-Life) makes no warranties or representations regarding the completeness or accuracy of the information. This information should be used only as a guide and should not be relied upon as a substitute for professional medical or other health professional advice.

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