Medical News Today: How can your period affect bowel movements?

Monthly menstruation can have a big effect on bowel movements, causing constipation or diarrhea. Some people call this " period poop. " We explain the link between periods and bowel movements here.
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ConclusionsThe present study have found 36 variants ofCLCNKB gene, including 13 novel ones, which enrich the human gene mutation database and provide valuable references to diagnosis, treatment, and the genetic counseling of Chinese population.
Source: Endocrine - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
Sometimes, constipation and headaches can occur at the same time. Read on to learn about some of the conditions that can cause these two symptoms to occur together, plus how to treat them.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Constipation Source Type: news
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Source: Cliffside Malibu - Category: Addiction Authors: Tags: Addiction Addiction to Pharmaceuticals Painkiller opioid opioids prescription drug abuse prescription drug addiction prescription drug detox prescription drugs prescription medication signs of addiction Source Type: blogs
Authors: Masuy I, Pannemans J, Tack J Abstract Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is one of the most common functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs) encountered in clinical practice. In the absence of an accurate biomarker for the disorder, IBS is mainly diagnosed based symptomology using the Rome criteria. Due to the heterogeneity of the disorder, finding the correct treatment option is often challenging. In general, lifestyle and dietary changes, including the low-FODMAP of gluten-free diet, are the first-in-line treatment for all patients. Issues with dietary changes are the strict elimination of multiple food ...
Source: Minerva Gastroenterologica e Dietologica - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe TRREMS procedure significantly improved evacuation disorders in this study. Appropriate selection of patients is key for the success of this approach. Anismus even if previously treated with biofeedback, was the main predictive factor of unsuccessful treatment.
Source: Techniques in Coloproctology - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Publication date: November 2019Source: Chinese Journal of Natural Medicines, Volume 17, Issue 11Author(s): Yan-Yan CHEN, Yu-Jie CAO, Yu-Ping TANG, Shi-Jun YUE, Jin-Ao DUANAbstractDahuang-Gancao decoction (DGD) is a classical formula, which is commonly used for reliving constipation in Chinese clinic. The aim of this study was to investigate the pharmacodynamic, pharmacokinetic and tissue distribution alternations of DGD in normal and constipation mice. DGD exhibited stronger purgative effect in constipation mice by the increased fecal excretion and reduced first defection time compared with normal mice. The Cmax, AUC0-t an...
Source: Chinese Journal of Natural Medicines - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of ReviewThis paper seeks to highlight GI motility disorders that are frequently present in patients with a malignancy. GI dysmotility can occur due to the cancer itself or as a consequence of medical and surgical treatments. Often, symptoms are nonspecific and the diagnosis requires a high index of suspicion. The goal of the paper is to review the common motility problems seen in patients with cancer, their clinical manifestations, and options for management.Recent FindingsStudies show that newer endoscopy techniques such as endoscopic mucosal dissection can cause esophageal dysmotility. Opioid-induced con...
Source: Current Gastroenterology Reports - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
ConclusionsOlaratumab at 15 or 20  mg/kg before doxorubicin infusion had no clinically relevant effect on systemic exposure to doxorubicin compared with doxorubicin alone in patients with metastatic or locally advanced STS.
Source: Cancer Medicine - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL RESEARCH Source Type: research
Called “small intestinal bacterial overgrowth,” the condition happens when otherwise good bacteria ends up in the wrong part of the digestive system.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Source Type: news
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