Irregular bowel movements is the most common gastroenterological symptoms treated by doctors. Millions of people seek help from doctor due to irregular and painful bowel movements. Normal people with normal bowel movement is having 1 movement each day.
How do you know if you have irregular bowel movements? This is the symptoms:
- Diarrhea – here is how to deal with it
- Less than three stools per week
- Change in usual stool frequency
Common culprits of irregular bowel movements is lack of fibers in the diet, drinking alcohol, not enough drinking, and inflammation bowel disease(Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis).
Bowel irregularity can be solved with drinking more water, add more fiber to your diet, and if you want rapid initial relief you can take a stimulant laxative, such as microlax. If your bowel irregularity didn’t get better in 5 days, you should go to doctor because there is a chance you have Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis that need serious treatment immediately.