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A person standing by the toilet holding their stomach.

Bowel health can be hard to discuss. But, it is a good indication of our overall health.

Improper habits can develop in childhood and follow us into adulthood. Issues can arise through illness, food sensitivities, microbiome changes, or pain. For some, diseases (such as irritable bowel, Crohn's, and diverticulitis) wreak havoc on bowel health.

Physical therapist Jenn Davia discusses these matters that most of us would prefer to keep behind closed doors. She shares ways to break bad habits, why proper positioning is important, and offers tips to achieve good bowel health.

Read more about tips to achieve good bowel health.

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Jenn Davia

Jenn Davia, PT, DPT, is a board-certified clinical specialist in women's health physical therapy. She also is certified in pelvic and pregnancy and postpartum physical therapy. Her career began in neurology, specializing in spinal cord injury. But her own pelvic issues after pregnancy inspired her to pursue deeper knowledge in women's health. 

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