bowel movement

  1. H

    What do you use to clean yourself after a bowel movement on the toilet?

    Toilet paper contains BPA and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS - also known as "forever chemicals") used to preserve shelf life so it does not decompose and provide a better wipe for rectal hygiene. With these substances being known as estrogen mimickers, and Ray Peat being against all kinds of...
  2. S

    I need help changing the time I poop

    Hello everybody. I always had the habit of pooping at 7:00 in the morning. But these days I have to wake up at 5:00 in the morning and I can't poop at that time. If I don't poop before I leave the house, I'm going to have an uncomfortable feeling all day. Is there any way to reschedule the...
  3. tastyfood

    What benefits have you seen from just using water instead of toiler paper after bowel movements?

    I started experimenting with just using water to wash after bowel movements. After some of the threads shared on this forum about the presence of possibly estrogenic substances in toilet paper, I decided to stop using it for a while. Unfortunately, I don't experience ghost-like stools, and I...
  4. SonOfEurope

    Help for recovering from laxative abuse.

    Hey guys, Very close friend of mine - so close I consider her family - 56 years old, has had struggles with eating disorders for over 20 years and heavily abused laxatives (the pills and powder stuff ) for years, to the point she's having a hard time restoring natural bowel movement...
  5. Ismail

    Exhausted after bowel movement

    Hey all, I have at least 2 possibly 3 bowel movements a day. Whenever I’ve finished, I feel that satisfaction of being “empty”, however I feel very lethargic and just exhausted and start to procrastinate and become somewhat lazy. I also sometimes feel a little stressed afterwards too. I feel...
  6. J

    Effect Of Mushrooms On Fecal Matter Weight - After Raw Carrots Didn't Do It Anymore

    Raw carrots didn't do it anymore in terms of promoting a daily bowel movement. So I decided to try out white button mushrooms and the effects are stunning: my fecal matter weight increased multiple-fold. My bowel movements went from once a day (relatively small, sometimes harder to pass) to...