Bowel Movement Meaning, Times Per Day, Normal, Problems

Bowel Movement Meaning, Times Per Day, Normal, Problems

We all pass stool on a daily basis and it is an essential process whereby the body rids the system of wastes. Most of the time we do not give the process of defecation any further thought but it is important to understand what should be considered normal and where a...

Diarrhoea

About Diarrhoea (US spelling: diarrhea) is a symptom where there is excessively frequent bowel movements with the passage of loose or watery stool. The strict definition of diarrhoea is passing stool more than 3 times in a 24 hour period and/or passing more than...

Constipation

About Constipation is a condition where there is infrequent bowel movements often coupled with hard stools and straining to pass stool. It is a symptom of some underlying condition. Although constipation is a very common symptom and affects a large proportion of...