Why holding back your urge to poop can wreak havoc on your insides - a gastroenterologist explains

By Martin Veysey
May 16 2022 - 5:00am
Habitually suppressing the urge can be associated with health problems. Photo: Shutterstock

How often should we poo? If you Google this question, you're likely to find an answer along the lines of three times a day to once every three days. But this leaves room for substantial variation. The true answer is: when you feel the urge.

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