FDA warns of infections from faecal transplants after 1 death

2019-06-20 08:17

A faecal transplant involves taking stool from a healthy donor and placing it in an ill patient's colon. The procedure might, however, not be as safe as previously believed.

Your favourite workout could be making you constipated

2019-04-28 07:00

Exercise helps the digestive system work at its best, but there is one workout that might have just the opposite effect.

10 FAQs about constipation answered

2019-03-30 07:00

Do you have a pressing question about constipation? Read here – and you might find the answer.

This is what can happen when constipation gets serious

2019-03-04 05:21

Constipation is common, but in some cases it can turn into a medical emergency.

Mangoes prove why they are considered the 'king of fruits'

2019-01-23 10:00

Mangoes are more than just a tasty fruit. According to a new study they can help ease bowel movements.

Could a foot stool be the tool to keep you regular?

2019-01-14 06:40

A recent study shows that a simple potty stool under your feet may help constipation symptoms.

4 things that can cause constipation during the holidays – and how to get relief

2018-12-24 10:00

Not so regular over the festive season? It happens. Here’s what you can do to avoid constipation.

Constipation during and after pregnancy – what you should know

2018-12-17 20:04

Constipation can be a side effect of pregnancy. Here’s why it happens and what you can do about it.

How does constipation happen?

2018-09-18 10:00

What really happens inside our bodies when we become constipated?

What is constipation?

2018-07-01 23:27

Many people experience mental distress when they don’t pass stools daily. But when, exactly, are you said to have constipation?


10 things you didn’t know about poop

2019-04-29 13:40

Poop is a sticky topic, something you don’t openly discuss. However, here are some facts about your excrement you probably didn't know.

Should you take laxatives for weight loss?

2019-04-07 07:00

The crappy truth about the ongoing diet trend.

Yes, keto diet constipation is real - but you can do something about it

2019-03-20 06:48

You’re gonna want to buy more veggies.

Here’s why your period is making you constipated (and what you can do about it)

2019-02-02 07:00

Feeling a bit 'backed up' during that time of the month? There is a reason why it happens.

How to get your bowels back on track after the holidays

2019-01-20 10:30

Back at work and … erhm … 'backed up'? Here’s how to regulate your bowels and get your digestive system back on track after the holidays.

Massage your way to constipation relief

2019-01-03 06:40

Before reaching for the laxatives, give these massage techniques a try.

Is it dangerous to hold your poop in?

2018-12-22 07:00

We all poop – some of us are like clockwork, some of us can go a few days between bowel movements, and others suffer from constipation. Is it, however, ever dangerous to hold your poop in?

When should you use laxatives?

2018-09-25 17:30

Serious constipation may ultimately lead to faecal impaction. Fortunately there are effective ways of dealing with the problem that don't involve laxatives.

Treating constipation

2018-07-01 23:42

Making lifestyle changes and taking certain medications are among the ways to tackle uncomfortable constipation.

Causes of constipation

2018-07-01 10:21

Constipation can be caused by a number of different factors, such as medical conditions, nutrition or lifestyle changes.

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