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New York Magazine Poop Guide
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New York Magazine Poop Guide

New York magazine (nymag.com) has created a great, all encompassing poop guide as told by Melissa Dahl, Amanda MacMillan, Susan Rinkunas, Lauren Schwartzberg, and Katy Schneider. Poop is no longer taboo as evidenced by the all the recent media exposure. Oprah Winfrey, Howard Stern, and Gwyneth Paltrow have all been …

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Breastfed Babies

What to Expect with Breastfed Baby Poop

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: …

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Green Poop

5 Causes of Dark Green Stool

MDhealth.com answers one of the most commonly asked questions when it comes to poop color: What causes dark green stool? “Dark green stool typically occurs when the body has come into contact with a substance that is having a significant effect on the digestive system. On some occasions this is …

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What To Do If You Have Blood In Your Poo
Bloody Stool

What To Do If You Have Blood In Your Poo

If you notice blood in your poo, Thrombocyte.com has an extensive post that outlines 10 common causes. The presence of blood either on toilet paper or in the toilet bowl opens the question of whether there is a serious medical condition or something less severe. The amount of blood as well …

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Definition of Poop

What Is Poop Made Of?

The Editors of Encyclopedia Britannica answer the popular question: What is poop made of? “Normally, feces are made up of 75 percent water and 25 percent solid matter. About 30 percent of the solid matter consists of dead bacteria; about 30 percent consists of indigestible food matter such as cellulose; …

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Eliminations

Why Running Will Help You Poop

Gastroenterologist and clinical associate professor Dr. Lisa Ganjhu, D.O. sits down with Amy Marturana of Self.com to discuss why running will help you poop. One of the biggest reasons is that: “It happens to different people for different reasons, but most common sense is that it’s because you’re moving, and that up …

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Diarrhea

Causes of Diarrhea

In  a recent article by the Mayo Clinic Staff on symptoms, complications, and causes of diarrhea, they conclude that: “Diarrhea occurs when the food and fluids you ingest pass too quickly or in too large an amount — or both — through your colon. Normally, your colon absorbs liquids from …

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Definition of Poop

What Is Poop Made Of?

The Editors of Encyclopedia Britannica answer the popular question: What is poop made of? “Normally, feces are made up of 75 percent water and 25 percent solid matter. About 30 percent of the solid matter consists of dead bacteria; about 30 percent consists of indigestible food matter such as cellulose; …

Floating Poop – Causes, Conditions, & Treatments
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Floating Poop – Causes, Conditions, & Treatments

In a recent post, Cathy Wong of verywell.com discusses causes, conditions, and treatments of floating poop. While most stools sink to the bottom of the bowl, changes in diet and other factors can affect the structure of your poop. Dr. Wong points to eating meals that are high in fat …

5 Things in Your Fecal Matter
Definition of Poop

5 Things in Your Fecal Matter

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% …

How Do You Know If You Have Hemorrhoids?
Hemorrhoids

How Do You Know If You Have Hemorrhoids?

How do you know if you have hemorrhoids? This is a great question Familydoctor.org addresses in their article on causes, diagnosis, and treatment of hemorrhoids. If you’re experiencing pain or discomfort and you’re not sure why, it can be a big cause for concern. It’s important to first understand what …

Dr. Axe Guide To Hemorrhoids
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Dr. Axe Guide To Hemorrhoids

If you have questions about hemorrhoids, Dr. Axe of draxe.com has the answers. He’s created a well written, informative post that addresses everything from causes, symptoms, and natural treatment of hemorrhoids to how to ultimately get rid of them. Hemorrhoids are very common and there are different grades for them …

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