Jun 17, 2013 |
Dr. Rodgers notes that while it can feel embarrassing to talk about bowel control problems, it's a necessary step for getting treatment.
Last week, we started a conversation that can be embarrassing to talk about---bowel control.
However, talking about the problem is the first step in treatment.
Hi, I’m Dr.
Griffin Rodgers, Director of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive
and Kidney Diseases at NIH.
you may be embarrassed to talk to your doctor about bowel control problems,
your doctor will not be shocked or surprised. Treatments for bowel control
problems are available and effective. They include:
to eating, diet, and nutrition
may find that keeping a stool diary can help to manage your bowel control
problems. Also, a food diary may identify foods and drinks that cause changes
in your bowel habits.
to your doctor to learn which treatment options are best for you.
information, follow us on Twitter @HealthyMoments. This is Dr. Griffin Rodgers
with the NIH.