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Constipation can cause incontinence, but there are simple treatments by Allanda .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 24 Apr 2012 7:13pm Constipation can cause urinary or faecal incontinence as the impacted stool puts pressure on the bladder and weakens rectal and intestinal muscles so strategies for managing constipation-related incontinence are important including dietary changes and using products that keep skin dry and healthy. Incontinence caused by constipation can aff ... Read on »
Enemas, Oral Laxatives Equally Effective for Childhood Fecal Impaction by Poh Tin Tan Posted Sat 26 Dec 2009 12:00am MedscapeCME Clinical Briefs News Author: Laurie Barclay, MD CME Author: Penny Murata, MD December 22, 2009 — Enemas and orally administered laxatives are equally effective in treating rectal fecal impaction (RFI) in functional childhood constipation, according to the results of a randomized controlled trial reported in the December issu ... Read on »
The Sugar Blues - Why Sugar Is Toxic To The Body by Mike Posted Tue 23 Feb 2010 4:59pm This is lengthy but worth the read. In 1957, Dr. William Coda Martin tried to answer the question: When is a food a food and when is it a poison? His working definition of "poison" was: "Medically: Any substance applied to the body, ingested or developed within the body, which causes or may cause disease. Physically: Any substance which inhi ... Read on »
The Beauty and Her Bowels: What Poop Has to Do With Your Glowing, Gorgeous Complexion by Tera W. Patient Expert Posted Thu 06 Sep 2012 4:20pm Raw Food Recipes Raw Food Health Green Smoothies Tera Tidbits Success Stories Natural Beauty Care Uncategorized Podcasts Raw Food for Families WISH Summit 3 Weight Loss Secrets Jenny Craig & Weight Watchers Don't Want You To Know H ... Read on »
Dietary Fiber Is Bad for Sex – That’s the Only Claim About It That Isn’t a Myth by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 02 Sep 2013 11:36pm Today’s article is a guest post from Konstantin Monastyrsky of GutSense.org . In keeping with the mission statement of Mark’s Daily Apple to investigate, discuss, and critically rethink everything we’ve assumed to be true about health and wellness, I like to periodically give credible researchers who are challenging conventional wisdom the oppo ... Read on »
six weeks of hell and counting by brenda W. Posted Sun 05 Sep 2010 10:29am We have been to the ER twice. We have been giving enema’s, suppositories, or irrigations depending on JC’s status. We have been through maybe two bouts w/ enteroc…or it never really was gone after the first oral course of flagyl. We had to do irrigations w/ Flagyl 3x per day for a while, then weaned down to 1-2x per day then 1x per day then ... Read on »
Irrigating ...bad by Shawndra T. Patient Expert Posted Fri 17 Oct 2008 11:27am Hello everyone-I am typing from Doug's laptop, which really throws me off, so it isn't the drugs! I promise, if I make mistakes. I am doing much better today. Yesterday was a doozy! They decided to try to irrigate my ostomy since i am impacted with stool, lovely conversation. I hope you are eating your meatloaf right now. Well they put about 5 ... Read on »
Incontinence and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Often Are Related by Allanda .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 11 Apr 2012 6:17pm According to the National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC) in the USA, as many as 70 percent of people suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) are not receiving medical care for their symptoms. IBS symptoms include cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, constipation and diarrhea, and some individuals may experience de ... Read on »
What is Constipation? by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm 1 Comment Constipation is the infrequent and difficult passage of stool. The frequency of bowel movements among healthy people varies greatly, ranging from three movements a day to three a week. As a rule, if more than 3 days pass without a bowel movement, the intestinal contents may harden, and a person may have difficulty or even pain during el ... Read on »
CONSTIPATION by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm 3 Comments What is constipation? Constipation is defined as having a bowel movement fewer than three times per week. With constipation stools are usually hard, dry, small in size, and difficult to eliminate. Some people who are constipated find it painful to have a bowel movement and often experience straining, bloating, and the sensation of a full ... Read on »