Bowel Movements

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Treatment for Constipation

A review of common treatment for constipation methods and preventative measures including diet, exercise, hydration, medications, laxatives, herbal remedies, improving bowel habits, and colon cleansing.

Stress and Constipation

Stress and constipation often go hand in hand. Learn about the causes and dangers of stress and how stress can lead to constipation. Includes details on fighting stress and reducing your constipation.

Bowel Movement Color

The color of your bowel movements may be a signal that your body is not as healthy as you once thought. Diet, disease, and lifestyle are just a few things affecting your bowel movement color. Learn more about the different colors your stool can become, and what you can do to correct this.

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Black Stool

Have you noticed black stools in the toilet? This discoloration can be caused by the consumption of certain foods, supplements, minerals, medications, or even a serious digestive condition. Learn more about the causes of black stool, and what you can do to prevent this unnerving sight in the future.

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White Stool

If you produce a white stool, this can indicate a potentially life-threatening digestive disorder and you should seek immediate medical attention. However, you can also alleviate or possibly prevent this condition by maintaining colon health. Learn the dangers of stool discoloration, the connection between stool color and mucous, and how to get rid of white waste.

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Normal Bowel Movements

Normal bowel movements are different to every individual because we all have different body structures, eat different foods, have different genetic heritage, etc.

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Frequent Bowel Movements

If you have three or more bowel movements per day, you may need medical attention. Learn about different conditions causing frequent bowel movements such as: Crohn’s disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, lactose intolerance, Ulcerative Colitis, Gastritis, hyperthyroidism, and many food allergies.

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Mucous In Stool

Mucous in stool indicates some type of inflammation in the intestines. This may be a sign of other serious medical conditions such as IBS or Ulcerative Colitis.

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Bowel Movement

Track the path of a bowel movement during the entire digestive process, from swallowing food, down to the stomach and colon where food is dissolved, and on to the rectum and anal sphincter for its final fate . . . it’s all here! Read more about the amazing digestive system as well as the benefits of colon cleansing.

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Bloody Stool

Do you have a bloody stool? Learn about the different causes and what underlying conditions are associated with it. You should obtain medical attention immediately if this is an ongoing problem.

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Small Bowel Obstruction

Small bowel obstruction is a blockage within the small intestine. Learn tips for recognizing and diagnosing an obstruction, as well as the causes and treatment for bowel obstruction.

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The bowel is a muscular organ that can absorb more than 90 percent of the fluid that a person ingests. Learn about the anatomy of the bowels and tips for promoting digestive health.

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