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Doctor insights on: Locked Bowels

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Bowel (Definition)

The bowel is the intestinal tract in the body. The small intestine ...Read more


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I hardly open my bowels ?

I hardly open my bowels ?

Constipated?: If you are constipated- drink at least 8 8 ounce glasses of water per day. Try to get in 5 servings of vegetables and 4 of fruit per day along with other foods which are high in fiber. Get regular physical activitiy. You may need to consider use of an over the counter laxative. ...Read more

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What causes inflamed bowels?

What causes inflamed bowels?

IBD is not IBS: If by "inflammed bowels" you mean inflammatory bowel disease, such as crohn's & ulcerative colitis, it is an over expression of the immune system that causes not just problems with the colon, but sometime diseases of the upper GI tract and surrrounding organs. Genetics, environment, ethnic origin all play a role in "flaring" the disease. Distinguish: infection, ischemia, from symptoms of ibs. ...Read more

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What makes your bowels relax?

What makes your bowels relax?

Relaxation of bowels: We have been endowed with the gift of bowels to excrete what is waste in the body and what can cause harm to the body. If we are tense, if we hoard things, obsessed with control. we are not relaxed, nor are our bowels. If we have constipation of ideas, feel stuck, and our bowels may not be relaxed. Feeling relaxed, taking things in stride, accepting things, we can not change wii relax the bowels. ...Read more

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How can I help to empty my bowels?

How can I help to  empty my bowels?

Hydrate, fiber: A diet high in fiber, and being well hydrated is key for good healthy bowels. Also, try to avoid foods that maybe make your bowels unhappy. Good luck! ...Read more

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What causes your bowels to be thin?

What causes your bowels to be thin?

CRC: Thin stools, often referred to as "pencil thin" stools can be associated with colon cancer. Individuals with risk factors or those who are over 50 presenting with this condition should undergo evaluation for colon cancer. Other etiologies are possible, but must consider crc first. ...Read more

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What causes a lot of sticky bowels?

What causes a lot of sticky bowels?

Sticky Bowels: You are basically missing insoluble fiber from your diet: insoluble fiber isn't broken down by the body but as it passes through the intestines it acts like a little broom and adds bulk to your stools so that they are firm. Just don't forget to drink water. Water helps to make things exit smoothly and helps with constipation. ...Read more

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Which medicine is good for cleaning up bowels?

Which medicine is good for cleaning up bowels?

Constipation: Before resorting to medicine try modifing your diet. Increase the intake of fruit snd vegetables, cut down on milk and milk profucts. Eat high fibered cereals and cut down on rice and other constipsting food. ...Read more