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by 3277 · July 02, 2014 at 12:59 AM

Types 1 and 2 on the chart below indicate constipation. If you have type 1 & 2 movements every morning, can you be considered constipated?How did modern cavemen manage to survive without classifying their... (more)

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Mr_Snowman 0 · July 02, 2014 at 12:59 AM

Yes, you can be non-constipated, and have effortless daily bowel movements, but with hard, dry stool.I experienced this myself recently, and found that caffeine was causing the problem.

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by 11664 · September 03, 2012 at 7:33 PM

I have posted previously about my IBS symptoms, i.e. http://paleohacks.com/questions/145157/really-stuck-on-how-to-hack-this-one-particular-ibs-symptom#axzz25QtLIlEj. It takes me a lot of effort to go, and I get a lot of cramping afterwards.... (more)

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Bastyrian 0 · September 03, 2012 at 7:33 PM

Are you also constipated?

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by 96 · May 04, 2012 at 3:49 PM

I've been reading a lot about the diets of Inuit, Masai, protein sparing modified fasts, etc. I'm curious, does anyone have information on their stool? My diet is low carb, fatty to moderately fatty meat, fish, fowl, and eggs. I usually eat a... (more)

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John_30 0 · May 04, 2012 at 3:49 PM

I eat lots of probiotics. I get that I need to keep my fiber up. My question should maybe be rephrased: how are these people not suffering from hemorrhoids and fissures etc?

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by 7185 · December 07, 2011 at 1:50 AM

Melissa's question about beeturia got me thinking about how we can use indicators at home to track our health. Stool quality is a good one, following the bristol stool scale and noting color, frequency, timing, etc. As a person with celiac... (more)

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Nance 0 · December 07, 2011 at 1:39 AM

1) If I have any sense that I've improved or slipped, I check my BP, pulse and BG. I'm going through an n=1 experiment right now and, sadly, I came out on the losing end. I mentioned in other threads that I used my water kefir to create sourdough... (more)

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by 8848 · November 27, 2013 at 11:01 PM

The Bristol Stool Scale describes poop. http://www.thewvsr.com/bristolstoolchart.htm How do paleo dieters poop? Curious to get data points.

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jon_6 0 · November 14, 2011 at 1:03 AM

I think that it should be green poop with all the leafy vegatables paleoers eat.