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Straining during bowel movements and having hard or lumpy stools are signs or constipation.

How to get rid of constipation with coffee, fiber, and more

If you have 3 or fewer bowel movements per week, you may be constipated. Try treating it with these at-home remedies like taking a squatting position.
You can eat plain white rice on a low residue diet.

What is a low residue diet and what you can eat on it

A low residue diet is meant to help you recover from diarrhea and other digestive issues. Here's what you can and cannot eat on it.
Welcome to Butt-Con.

I went to the first-ever Butt-Con and learned everything from how to wipe correctly to tricks for having the best sex of your life

Bidet brand Tushy hosted what was billed as the "Comic-Con of Butts," where the goal was to destigmatize anal health.
Welcome to Butt-Con.

I went to the first-ever Butt-Con and learned everything from how to wipe correctly to tricks for having the best sex of your life

Bidet brand Tushy hosted what was billed as the "Comic-Con of Butts," where the goal was to destigmatize anal health.
Bidets are few and far between in the U.S.

A rectal surgeon says bidets are way healthier than toilet paper, but the average American still uses 3 rolls every week

The doctor said toilet paper could be abrasive and cause tears, but the health-professional jury is still out on whether bidets are really safer.
Take it easy with that toilet paper.

A rectal surgeon said you’re probably wiping your butt wrong

After using the bathroom, you should gently pat your behind — if you use toilet paper at all. Steer clear of baby wipes too.
Just because your poop schedule is different than someone else's doesn't mean it's unhealthy.

Brazil’s president wants people to ‘eat a little less’ so they poop every other day, but that’s not how the human body works

Diet, exercise, and genetics all play a role in how often people go number two. As a standard rule, you should poop at least three times weekly.
Cheese pizza is not a good source of fiber.

10 dangers of a low-fiber diet, from constipation to colon cancer

Most Americans, including those who follow a keto diet, don't get enough fiber. Low-fiber diets raise the risk of GI issues, cancer, and more.
Highly processed food can be hard to digest.

7 things you’re eating daily that your body struggles to digest

INSIDER talked with nutrition experts to get the rundown on some of the items you include in your daily diet that might be difficult to digest.
The Mediterranean diet includes lots of fish and vegetables.

6 ways the Mediterranean diet can affect your digestion

INSIDER consulted with doctors and nutritionists to find out what impact the Mediterranean diet might have on your digestion — both good and bad.