Cracking the Colon Color Code

By Riva Preil Recently, I had the opportunity to discuss the medical information that can be gleaned from one’s urine (refer to What Version is Your Urine? April 11, 2014).  Today, I have a similar opportunity to do so regarding … bowel movements!  Warning: If you are enjoying my blog while eating your lunch, or …

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Love Your Colon: Part II

by Riva Preil I know you have been waiting patiently for more details about the I Love You massage.  Well, today is your lucky day, because you are about to discover a wonderful way relax your core and help promote colonic motility. Here’s how to do it: Lie on your back- preferably on your bed, …

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Love Your Colon: Part I

By Riva Preil Anyone who has ever experienced constipation knows how uncomfortable this condition can be.  It is important to eat adequate fiber (please refer to previous blogs for details), drinking eight cups of water each day, and participate in exercise regularly. It is also important to consider the anatomy involved with normal defecation.  The …

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