constipation

You're Smarter Than That

Colonics Aren’t Cleansing, They’re Dangerous

The belief that the colon needs to be cleansed recurs throughout history, but there's no reliable evidence that colonics have any health benefits, and they do come with risks.
Christine Ro
1.8.19
butt stuff

People on the Keto Diet Have All Kinds of Problems Pooping

The high-fat, low-carb ketogenic diet can lead to constipation and diarrhea.
AC Shilton
10.8.18
POOP

The 'Three and Three' Rule of Pooping Tells You If You're Normal or Not

Five experts weighed in on what's considered healthy and normal when it comes to pooping frequency.
Alexandra Hansen
9.11.18
body

What Your Poop Looks Like Can Reveal a Lot About Your Health

Scientists developed a seven-point scale called the Bristol Stool Chart.
Trevor Lockett
6.5.18
Asking for a friend

How Bad Is It to Hold in Your Poop?

Look, no one wants to take a dump at work or in a public bathroom, but if you hold in your poop out of shyness, you could be doing some damage.
Alyssa Girdwain
5.11.18
The yes man

I Tried a Colonic to Perfect My Poop Routine

The Yes Man, on a quest to attain poo-phoria.
Grant Stoddard
9.28.17
Home Lab

Here’s a Rasta Ode to Cucumbers

You heard us.
Samantha Lefave
8.3.17
holy shit that's a lot of shit

Constipated Man Has 28 Pounds of Feces Surgically Removed

Doctors said he looked 9 months pregnant.
Amber Brenza
6.13.17
It's Science

Healthy Mammals Poop in 19 Seconds or Less

As for the research methods? Imagine the creators of South Park got to do a National Geographic special.
Nick Keppler
4.28.17