What does it mean when your poop is stringy?

What does it mean when your poop is stringy?

Stringy poop is when stool appears thin or narrow, often resembling strips of ribbon. Doctors may link it to temporary, nonserious causes, such as poor diet, or it could be a sign of an underlying condition or disease. While it is natural for stool to vary in...
What causes a headache with nausea?

What causes a headache with nausea?

Some types of headache are accompanied by nausea, which is the feeling of needing to vomit. Migraines are the most common cause of both a headache and nausea. Other common causes include: In this article, we explore the common causes of both headaches and nausea, as...
What to know about ischemic colitis

What to know about ischemic colitis

Ischemic colitis occurs when there is not enough blood flowing to the colon, also known as the large intestine. It is more likely to occur in people who are over 60, smoke cigarettes, or have diabetes. Ischemic colitis is the most common type of gut-based ischemia,...
What causes abdominal bloating?

What causes abdominal bloating?

There are many possible causes of abdominal bloating, including fluid retention, irritable bowel syndrome, and infection. However, for most people, the cause of bloating will be fairly harmless, and it can be treated at home. Abdominal bloating can be alarming,...

What to know about diverticulitis surgery

Diverticulitis causes pouches in the colon, also called the large intestine, to become inflamed and irritated. It can often be treated with changes in diet, medications, and rest. If these treatments fail, a doctor may recommend surgery. There are several types of...

How to make yourself fart

Farting is a natural process and often occurs without help, but sometimes a buildup of gas in the body can cause pain and bloating. In these cases, it may help to use one or more poses or other techniques to help the body fart. Certain foods or eating too quickly can...
How to get rid of trapped gas

How to get rid of trapped gas

Did you know that 60 percent of adults will experience some type of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) within a twelve month period and 20 to 30 percent will have weekly symptoms. It is important to know causes and treatment options if and when required. Gas...
What could be the cause of morning diarrhea?

What could be the cause of morning diarrhea?

Morning diarrhea is when a person passes a loose, watery stool first thing in the morning. The need to go to the bathroom may wake someone with morning diarrhea up. They may also feel they need to go urgently when they first get up. Most people experience morning...
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