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Bowel Incontinence and Aging

Easy Read Format. Many things happen as we age that makes a loss of bowel control more likely. Illness, injury, changes in bowel habits and other factors affect the ability to stay in control. Loss of bowel control is surprisingly common. It happens to a lot of people. There are a number of ways to be helped. This pamphlet will help you understand what is wrong and what you can do about it.

Also available offline as a glossy color brochure (3.5" x 8.5"). Contact IFFGD for details.

This publication is also available in Spanish. Go»

Topics: Bowel urgency, Brochure, Constipation, difficult to pass stools, Diarrhea, loose stools, Fact Sheet, Incontinence, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Other Disorders/Symptoms, Pelvic floor disorders

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