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Are you healthy? Check your poop

Posted by jtsmyth8 on August 1, 2008

What’s your type? A psychologist may ‘look’ into your head to gauge if you are a highly driven Type A or have a relaxed Type B personality.

A gastroenterologist will get straight to the bottom of the matter by looking at your stool type which can give an idea of the state of your health.

There is even a seven-point visual indicator – the Bristol Stool Scale – to tell how long your stool has been in your colon, and what it can mean.

The seven types on the scale, named after the British university that came up with it, are: (story)

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