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How Many Times A Day Should You Be Pooping?

August 21, 2015 2 min read

Proper bowel function is a major factor in good health. But not many of us know what is normal, and what may be excessive when it comes to issues of number 2. If you've got to go too much, it could be damaging to your system. Here is a guide to knowing the ins and outs of, well, pooping: How Many Times A Day Should You Be Pooping? There is no set number for number 2, as it is based on your digestive system's unique needs. The estimated healthy amount of trips to the toilet is 3 per day. "If you've gone once a day your entire life, but you've now started going three or four times a day for the past couple weeks—even if it's not explosive diarrhea—that warrants medical attention." explains Princeton gastroenterologist Anish Sheth, MD. What Could Cause An Increase In Pooping? Dietary changes are the biggest culprit when it comes to shifts in your bathroom behaviour. Positive changes like eating more fibrous flaxseed or dark, leafy green can naturally cause you to go more often. Negative changes like an increase in caffeine, fructose and alcohol may cause your system to be flushing in an unhealthy way. going poop a lot How Do You Stop Excess Pooping? If you're going too much (over 3 times a day), experiment with your diet and reduce unhealthy components like alcohol and sugar. Start increasing your intake of probiotics and fiber, which will give you one or two solid bowel movements a day as apposed to several sporadic ones. It's important to consult with your doctor as well to rule out IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). What are your thoughts on this? Do you have any health tips you would like to share? Source: Prevention   Do you follow us on Instagram? [caption id="attachment_105751" align="alignnone" width="100"]snapchate code @BodyRockTV[/caption]

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