29 Gru Do you think you have healthy intestines? It’s better to make sure! Analyse the Bristol Stool chart and check!
We live in a world where it is unfavorable to gain weight, grow old, or look worse etc. Unfortunately, it’s embarrassing to excrete as well. Toilet producers make it easy on us by producing “chairs” constructed in such a way that nothing disturbs our aesthetic impressions. However, the look, texture and smell of stool can provide valuable information on our health. Sometimes, such observations can help us properly react before something bad happens.
Have a look at the pictures. They are really easy to interpret.
Question 1 – which of the pictures shows a properly formed stool? Of course pictures 2 and 3.
Pictures 1,2, 5, 7 show an improperly formed stool.
Let us analyze:
1 – characteristic for very serious constipation
2 – serious constipation
3,4 – ok
5 – no fiber in the diet (soft blobs)
6 – inflammation in intestines (mushy consistency with ragged edges)
7 – inflammation in intestines (liquid consistency)
Type 6,7 – what to do?
No time to waste – consult your doctor immediately. Do not neglect the symptoms! They might indicate food poisoning.
Solution: introduce the following elements to your diet: bananas, rice, mashed apples, green tea, apples. Exclude: gluten, products that cause intolerance, processed food, sweets. It will help.
Type 1-2 – What to do?
Stool analysis should be carried out as soon as possible. Consult your doctor immediately. Type 1 and 2 are often accompanied by problems with the thyroid gland. However, constipation often point to magnesium deficiency.
Solution: introduce to your diet the following elements: pears, dried plums, chia seeds, magnesium (proper supplements for proper age) and probiotics!
You will find everything related to the British stool chart here:http://www.continence.org.au/pages/bristol-stool-chart.html