You can find relief whether your constipation is a typical case or something more serious. The difference comes in how you find relief.
You can fight traveler’s constipation or diarrhea by following your normal diet and exercise routine, drinking plenty of water and getting rest.
There’s a common culprit behind pain, bleeding and itching in the rear: anal fissures. Find out how to prevent and treat this condition.
If your bowels and urinary tract are like a plumbing system, a fistula is like an untrained plumber — connecting things that should not be connected. The good news: It is typically treatable.
There are plenty of treatment options for hemorrhoids — but it’s better to avoid getting them in the first place.
If you experience accidental bowel leakage, don’t shy away from talking about it. Both conservative and advanced solutions are available to help you take back control.
From “rubber banding” to cosmetic questions, find out how to make the best treatment decision for you.
From colon cancer concerns to stress, what are your bowel movements telling you?
Colon cleansing, also called colonic hydrotherapy and colonic irrigation, has become a popular complementary treatment. While it helps some patients with specific problems, I caution people about its use outside of a certified specialist supervision.