Bristol Stool Scale Questions
Hey everyone. I've been paleo for well over a year now but I have an annoying persistent problem. My stool is very sticky and usually quite soft/mushy and takes a long time to wipe clean which is very embarrassing. I already take Betaine hcl,... (more)
Types 1 and 2 on the chart below indicate constipation. If you have type 1 & 2 movements every morning, can you be considered constipated?How did modern cavemen manage to survive without classifying their... (more)
Yes, you can be non-constipated, and have effortless daily bowel movements, but with hard, dry stool.I experienced this myself recently, and found that caffeine was causing the problem.
Melissa's question about beeturia got me thinking about how we can use indicators at home to track our health. Stool quality is a good one, following the bristol stool scale and noting color, frequency, timing, etc. As a person with celiac... (more)
I have posted previously about my IBS symptoms, i.e. http://paleohacks.com/questions/145157/really-stuck-on-how-to-hack-this-one-particular-ibs-symptom#axzz25QtLIlEj. It takes me a lot of effort to go, and I get a lot of cramping afterwards.... (more)
I've been reading a lot about the diets of Inuit, Masai, protein sparing modified fasts, etc. I'm curious, does anyone have information on their stool? My diet is low carb, fatty to moderately fatty meat, fish, fowl, and eggs. I usually eat a... (more)