Here are colon care tips in five easy-to-digest chunks! šŸš½šŸ’©

Need a daily reminder to tend to your intestines? Get a colon care pillow!

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Intestines and poop -- always together, inseparable besties forever!!!! Or... at least until you go to the bathroom. šŸ’©

How much poop do our intestines carry around every day? Your large intestine is a pretty awesome trash compactor -- it takes in 500 mL of indigestible food and turns it into 150 mL of feces. That's like turning a pint of liquid into a heaping half cup. Wow!

August isĀ Gastroparesis Awareness Month. While there is no known cause, it is believed to be caused by damage to the nerve that controls the stomach muscles. Vomiting, nausea, loss of appetite, bloating, pain, weight loss, and much more are symptoms ofĀ gastroparesis.

A short poem from your tiny appendix. Let's hope your appendix is only bursting with love this Valentine's Day.

Did yours actually burst? Replace it with an appendix plush! WARNING: Not transplantable! But certainly huggable.Ā