Moderate-to-severe Bowel Problems Found in 14.5% of Patients

Moderate-to-severe Bowel Problems Found in 14.5% of Patients

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Moderate-to-severe Bowel Problems Found in 14.5% of Patients

Moderate-to-severe bowel dysfunction was detected in 14.5% of adult people with multiple sclerosis (MS), an Italian study reports. The prevalence of bowel dysfunction was increased in women and in patients with progressive forms of MS, higher disability, older age, and longer disease duration. Despite the prevalence of bowel dysfunction being lower than previously reported, the findings underscore the need for routine clinical examination for bowel dysfunction among MS patients so that tailored treatment is put…

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