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Constipation. Diarrhoea. Farts. How often are you pooing? What about your stool’s firmness? What’s been going on with your gut lately?

Now we’ve got the embarrassing bit out of the way, let’s chat sh*t.

Dump your discomfort as learning about your poo can help you identify if something’s going wrong with your bowels. We’re here to normalise the conversation about constipation, the dialogue around diarrhoea and get to the bottom of all things bowel health.

It’s time to stay regular.

Lots of us do this but it's bad for our health and productivity.
The, er, unorthodox advice comes from an expert.
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Gut expert Julie Thompson gives us the lowdown on gut health and what we should pay more attention to when it comes to our lifestyle and eating habits.
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The myths we believe and the shame we feel around poo could be putting our health at risk.
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Here at HuffPost UK, we’re proud to say that poo ain’t taboo.
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