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Potential new treatment for constipation brief survey
research are we doing?
are some initial promising findings from small studies using abdominal
functional electrical stimulation (ABFES) to treat constipation in people with
a neurological diagnoses. ABFES involves placing electrodes over
the abdominal area and using short pulses of electrical stimulation to produce
a small contraction of your muscles.
have used the treatment report that it is easier and it takes less time to
empty their bowels. They also say they are able to pass stools more often and
more comfortably. We would like to do a large study to find out whether
the findings for some people are also true for other people.
we conduct a larger study, it is important that we understand more
about constipation from someone who is experiencing it. We would also
like to hear about current treatments you are using. Do they work? How
good are they? What would you change? It’s particularly important for us
to find out what your thoughts are about our research ideas and if you
would be interested in being involved.
Please help us out by clicking on the link below and taking our brief survey:
Please get in touch if you have any questions about the survey. Many thanks.