Bowel Movement - So Incredibly Important

Constipation - NOT good - signs of issues and problems and need to be addressed

Colon Facts Everyone has one, but most people don't like to think about theirs. Or talk about theirs, for that matter. As with most parts of the body, we tend to give our colons very little of our attention until there is a problem. Our colons play such an important part in our daily functioning and yet are sorely neglected. This neglect comes through no fault of their own, except for the fact that the product they produce tends to have a very foul odor. The following facts will help you to become re-acquainted with your colon. Taking the mystery out of your colon will help you to better identify signs that something is wrong and to help you to feel more comfortable talking about this hard-working part of your body with your doctor.

Colon Facts

Everyone has one, but most people don't like to think about theirs. Or talk about theirs, for that matter. As with most parts of the body, we tend to give our colons very little of our attention until there is a problem. Our colons play such an important part in our daily functioning and yet are sorely neglected. This neglect comes through no fault of their own, except for the fact that the product they produce tends to have a very foul odor. The following facts will help you to become re-acquainted with your colon. Taking the mystery out of your colon will help you to better identify signs that something is wrong and to help you to feel more comfortable talking about this hard-working part of your body with your doctor.

Dr. Axe on What is Normal and What is Not Is my poop normal? Most of us have asked ourselves that at one time or another. When your poop isn’t right, it definitely indicates something isn’t quite right. Maybe you ate too much spicy food, are sick with a virus, or you could possibly have a digestive disease or other illness.

Dr. Axe on What is Normal and What is Not

Is my poop normal?

Most of us have asked ourselves that at one time or another. When your poop isn’t right, it definitely indicates something isn’t quite right. Maybe you ate too much spicy food, are sick with a virus, or you could possibly have a digestive disease or other illness.

How Many Bowel Movements Per Day Should You Have

Fermented Vegetables Demo - Great for Colon and Digestive Health - great article on constant constipation and how to deal with it.

Awesome for digestion, relieving constipation and colon health.

Know the Signs of Unhealthy Stool - By Dr. Mercola The appearance and frequency of your stool gives you clues about how your gastrointestinal tract is functioning and can even signal serious disease processes that could be occurring StoolAnalyzer is an online tool to help you analyze your stool and make dietary changes to improve the health of your bowel movements Healthy stool should be torpedo shaped, soft and easy to pass, not hard, dry or overly loose

Know the Signs of Unhealthy Stool - By Dr. Mercola

The appearance and frequency of your stool gives you clues about how your gastrointestinal tract is functioning and can even signal serious disease processes that could be occurring

StoolAnalyzer is an online tool to help you analyze your stool and make dietary changes to improve the health of your bowel movements

Healthy stool should be torpedo shaped, soft and easy to pass, not hard, dry or overly loose

Dealing with Constipation with Dr. Hyman

Having healthy digestion and eliminating waste every day (ideally twice – yes, twice – a day) is critical to your overall health.  Remember – your liver flushes out toxins and dumps them into your intestines. If your digestive system isn’t working optimally, then all those toxins and waste gets reabsorbed into your body.   So, it makes sense that constipation has been linked to multiple diseases, including cancer and even Parkinson’s disease, plus it actually makes you feel like crap!