Poop is a normal part of life, but it’s still a taboo topic.
In fact, even people who trust their doctors may feel embarrassed to talk about bowel movements or provide stool samples when asked.
But here’s the problem: Your bowel movements tell you a lot about your health. If you’re afraid to talk about changes you notice or ask basic questions about what’s “normal,” you’re missing an important component of understanding your body.
In extreme cases, your poop might even be warning you of serious health problems.
We’re here to provide scientifically sound answers to all of your poop questions.
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Rebekah Edwards is a health and wellness writer, editor, and content strategist. She graduated from Trevecca Nazarene University with a BA in Psychology. Her writing and research have been featured in publications such as Ask the Dentist, Dr. Axe, PrimeHealth, and Healthline. Before starting her own content agency, Rebekah was a content and regulatory compliance editor for Dr. Axe and the managing editor at Ask the Dentist. She launched a boutique content and SEO agency in 2019, specializing in highly technically and medically accurate content for health brands.
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