Tag: "defecation" at medical news
Strokes increased during squatting
...ke. They suggest it has long been recognised that defecation
can bring on a stroke.They do not say everyone should change to using different positions when they go to the toilet. But they do suggest those with high blood pressure avoid squatting; and that doctors looking after people with hypertension measure ...
Hand-Washing Campaign Launched By India
...n India alone, hand-washing before meals and after defecation
can save the lives of over 250,000 people annually, said WaterAid experts, quoting reports from Britain's International Scientific Forum and Home Hygiene. The campaign starts off with Bihar, Jharkhand, Orissa, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhatti...
India On The Road To Become 'Open Defecation Free'
...Announced that the country was set to achieve open defecation
free status under the governments // Total Sanitation Programme ( TSC) by 2012. Open defecation
is a problem that is not faced only in rural India but also in urban India. The lack of enough publi...
Biofeedback Treats One Type Of Chronic Constipation
...ogy and Hepatology. Many people with dyssynergic defecation
have life-long constipation and experience signifi...er College of Medicine. "People with dyssynergic defecation
cannot sense stool in their bowel or have difficulty using bodily mechanisms to expel the stool. How...
Osteoarthritis Facts and Causes
...ies and squatting is the position usually used for defecation
in Asia and the Middle East. The results showed that impingement occurred in all subjects in the W-sitting position and was also seen in 2 subjects in the squatting position. The largest hip internal rotation angle was seen in the W-sitting positio...