A Gastroenterologist and a Physiotherapist have collaborated to produce a book that may be helpful.
One woman in 5 over 40 years of age has constipation.
She has a slow, difficult bowel habit or strains at stool.
"One person in 10 over 40 years of age has incontinence of faeces and or wind.
Both of these bowel difficulties may relate to pelvic floor muscle weakness.
Understanding how the gastrointestinal tract works and how our pelvic floor muscles contribute to good bowel (& bladder) function is the first step to tackling these two common problems."
This well presented and informative book is essential reading for everyone, especially those who see the advantage in managing their body responsibly.
Difficult bowel habits, How does the bowel function? The journey or Bugs in the system. Moving Along Different wave patterns. Continence Hormonal influences on the bowel
The Pelvic Floor—what is it?
The Pelvic Floor---more about the muscles.
Pelvic Floor Outlet Muscles.
Pelvic Platform Muscles
We have designed the books to help you help yourself, understand just what is going on and be prepared to discuss your worries with your practicioner.