Diarrhea

POOP

This Is Why Getting Drunk Gives Some People Diarrhea

"I’d expelled about a half-cup of rusty water before my sphincter snapped shut, and I could hobble to the bathroom to finish what I‘d sharted."
Grant Stoddard
2.26.19
butt stuff

People on the Keto Diet Have All Kinds of Problems Pooping

The high-fat, low-carb ketogenic diet can lead to constipation and diarrhea.
AC Shilton
10.8.18
anxiety

I Felt Sick All the Time and Then Realized It Was Actually Anxiety

In movies, the character who's having a panic attack clutches at his chest, gasps for air, and then breathes into a paper bag to calm himself. But that's never been my experience.
Sarah Watts
8.27.18
In Memoriam

I’m Sad About Diarrhea Planet Breaking Up Because I Can Spell “Diarrhea” Without Looking It Up

Diarrhea. Diarrhea. Diarrhea. Diarrhea. Diarrhea. Diarrhea. This is sad news.
Dan Ozzi
7.23.18
You're Smarter Than That

So Really, What Are the Benefits of Probiotics?

People take probiotics for digestion, immunity, depression, you name it. We looked into whether they're worth it.
Elizabeth Brown
4.30.18
Meducation

Antibiotics Don’t Make Birth Control Less Effective

Your doctor may have told you to use condoms when he handed you an antibiotic prescription, but he's almost certainly wrong.
Jessica Migala
3.29.18
addiction

FDA Urges Smaller Boxes of Imodium so People Stop Using it to Get High

The active ingredient, loperamide, has been called “the poor man’s methadone."
Jesse Hicks
1.30.18
Living With It

The Stress of My Job Destroyed My Stomach

It took me two months to fix it.
Nick Keppler
1.4.18
survival guide

Meditation Helped Me Poop Less

The link between mindful breathing and my IBS.
Wendy Wisner
3.15.17
Health

Soylent Blames Algae Product For Customers’ Violent Illnesses

The food startup is blaming “whole algal flour” for its recent outbreak of maladies.
Sarah Emerson
11.7.16
Food

Soylent Is ‘Getting to the Bottom’ of Its Diarrhea Problem

Soylent Bars have been recalled, and it's unclear if or when they'll return.
Samantha Cole
10.13.16
Stuff

I Tried to Become a Better Person in Seven Days

My approach was simple: try one new mind-body challenge every day for a week. Like any worthy experiment it involved dumpsters, bleach, shame, swordfighting, and diarrhea.
Zac Thompson
8.14.16
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