Website Statistics

Your Poop Is Trying To Tell You Something! Here’s What Your Poop Reveals About Your Health


Poop....
Some think it’s funny. Others don’t want to talk about it. But one way or another, everyone has to poop, and the state of your bowel movements can actually be pretty telling of your overall health.
“The digestive tract contains more bacterial cells than there are cells in the entire body,” says Dr. Jean-Pierre Raufman, a gastroenterologist at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. “It’s very important that our bowels work well to absorb necessary nutrients but also keep out any foods, chemicals and germs that could do us harm.”
Digestive issues are a pretty large problem in America. It’s believed that up to 70 million people in the United States are impacted by digestive diseases with nearly 50 million needing ambulatory care visits.25,000 will be diagnosed with stomach cancer each year, and 10,000 will die of it every year
The kinds of food you eat and how active you are can determine whether or not some of these digestive issues happen in the first place. If you think you may have a digestive disease, don’t try to self diagnose it. See a physician for a proper diagnosis.
Experts say that health problems can be indicated in your poop, so take note next time you have a bowel movement. This is what to look for
Don’t panic if you poop and one of the scarier looking movements comes out of you. It doesn’t necessarily mean you’re ill. It could be stress or IBS or something else a bit more innocuous. If you have concerns, see your doctor.
Scroll to top