8 Lifestyle Changes to Help Treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome

By | March 23, 2017

The editorial staff of Familydoctor.org wrote an informative article about IBS and 8 lifestyle changes to help treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome. IBS is a common gut disorder; it’s accompanied with a variety of symptoms and causes from abdominal pain and discomfort to constipation and diarrhea. To complicate things, psychological distress can also play a role… Read More »

Guest Post: Toiletops.com Infographic

By | March 11, 2017

  We’d like to thank Toiletops.com for the following guest post! The goal of this infographic from Toiletops.com was to highlight the lack of toilet accessories in most Western Countries. They noticed a trend in the average American household that most toilet spaces were bare or underutilized, often only having the toilet, seat, and lid.… Read More »

Poop Colors: Is Yellow Poop Normal?

By | March 5, 2017

Robert Shifko of Livestrong.com digs into the topic of yellow poop and addresses the question: is yellow poop normal? The answer is that yellow poop may be a sign of a serious medical illness. A visit to the doctor may be the best course of action. Robert says that: “If bowel movements that are yellowish… Read More »

6 Treatment Tips for Constipation in Infants

By | March 1, 2017

In a recent article on children and constipation, Askdrsears.com offered 6 treatment tips for constipation in infants. Constipation is a condition of the bowels in which the feces are dry and hardened and passage is infrequent and difficult. It’s a common problem for children. If your baby is suffering from a bout of constipation, there… Read More »

Review: Squatty Potty 7″ Toilet Stool

By | February 25, 2017

Introducing the Squatty Potty 7″ Toilet Stool – the answer to more natural, healthy eliminations. You may not know it, but the conventional sitting position when using a toilet is not the most effective way for an elimination. In fact, it can lead to a variety of health problems including constipation, hemorrhoids, colon disease, pelvic… Read More »

5 Things in Your Fecal Matter

By | February 22, 2017

Healthhype.com’s Dr. Chris posted a comprehensive article about fecal matter and its’ formation and composition. He goes into detail about the role your colon and large intestine play in breaking down the remaining material after food is digested. If you’re wondering what fecal matter consists of, he explains: “About 75% of fecal weight is made… Read More »

What to Expect with Breastfed Baby Poop

By | February 21, 2017

Kelly Bonyata, BS, IBCLC of kellymom.com has an important article about newborns, breastfeeding, and what breastfed baby poop should look like. She discusses stool colors and textures and sets expectations for your baby’s bowel movements during the first week and weeks two through six. During the first week, she says: “In the early days, baby… Read More »