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Why Your Period Makes You Poop!

In Female Pelvic Pain by pelv_adminLeave a Comment

  Ladies, have you ever felt bloated or backed up the week before your menstrual cycle? What about noticing diarrhea at the start of your menstrual cycle? I know I have. If you’ve been or are pregnant, have you noticed major changes in your digestive system and bathroom behaviors? Below I explore the connection between hormones and changes in your bowel …

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The Scoop on Poop: More than Constipation

In Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy by pelv_admin3 Comments

Everybody poops!   I hope that everyone reading this blog accepts this reality.  At PHRC, we spend a lot of time talking to our patients about the importance of proper pooping. Often, this discussion is uncomfortable. I get it. No one is keen to bond with their bowel movements. Poop has a bad reputation, which is unfortunate because it can …

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What’s The ‘Right’ Way To Poop?

In Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy by Stephanie Prendergast2 Comments

      From NPR1 to Men’s Health 2, the right way to poop has become an increasingly hot topic for discussion. In fact “Put Your Constipation Woes Behind You,”  is consistently our highest ranking blog every week. Oh, and if you haven’t seen the knight and unicorn bestowing the benefits of the squatty potty3, go watch it now! So,  why is poop such …