Category Archives: Bowel health

Why Do I Feel Like My Bowels Won’t Empty Properly?

You’ve been to the toilet, maybe pushed and strained a bit, but still don’t feel like everything has arrived in the pan. Does this sound familiar? It’s something doctors call ‘incomplete bowel evacuation/movement’ and is common if you have irritable … Continue reading

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Bowel Training for Natural Relief of Constipation and/or Diarrhoea.

Bowel problems are personal and embarrassing; often something you want to sort out on your own. Here we’re going to look at a couple of techniques that may help with constipation or diarrhoea relief, and another that you may want … Continue reading

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Bowel problems: Different and Similar Symptoms.

There are similar symptoms to many bowel problems, so it’s important to see your doctor as soon as you suspect that your symptoms aren’t going away.  And especially of you have a family history of any of these diseases. Here, … Continue reading

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A guide to urinary incontinence products.

There is a bewildering choice of products for people who suffer with incontinence.  A product that’s right for one person may not be right for another so the golden rule for looking for the right product for you or your … Continue reading

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Remedies for constipation. Laxatives to get things moving.

The best remedy for constipation is diet, fluids and a little exercise.  This treats it and prevents it happening in the long term, so it’s best all round.  However if you’re uncomfortable now and can’t wait for longer term solutions … Continue reading

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Piles, fissures and anal pain. Dealing with a sore behind.

Pain in the backside is no joke.  It can make you feel self conscious – like everyone knows your problem – and just plain afraid to sit down. In this article we’re going to look at piles/hemorrhoids (haemorrhoids), anal fissures, the … Continue reading

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Belching, burps, farts and flatulence. How to deal with gas in the digestive tract.

Here’s a fact: everyone has gas – from the starchiest friend to the most elegant celebrity.  Lots of people think they have too much but usually they have normal amounts.  And what are normal amounts?  Most people pass about 1-4 … Continue reading

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Runny feces, motions, poop and poo. Dealing with diarrhea.

Diarrhea can be a troubling symptom that is either acute – comes on suddenly and lasts for a short time – or chronic, lasting for longer than 4 weeks.  Doctors often call this ‘persistent diarrhea’. The function of the digestive … Continue reading

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Painful feces, motions, poop and poo. Dealing with Constipation.

Constipation is a problem more common than you might imagine.  Our culture doesn’t welcome discussion about bowel habits, so often people worry for no reason or don’t seek help when they should. There is a range of ‘normal’ bowel habits … Continue reading

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What to do if you’re having accidents with your bowels.

Bowel incontinence is upsetting and distressing but you may be surprised to know that figures from the National Libraries of Medicine and Institutes of Health say that more than 5.5 million Americans and 2% of the UK population suffer from … Continue reading

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