Saturday, 15 October 2016

11 weird facts we bet you never knew about poo

weird poo facts
There are a lot of things we don't know about poo, even though it's such a normal part of our lives. 

From health facts to animal behaviour, we've got a list full of weird, amazing and helpful facts you probably never knew about poo.

1. An 'alcohol poo' is a very normal thing

If you've ever found yourself on the toilet after a heavy night of cocktails, wondering why every hangover comes equipped with diarrhoea, you're not alone. Alcohol makes your digestive tract work faster than it usually would, plus all of the extra liquid you've consumed means your body wants to flush it all out.

Dr. Ali Keshavarzian, director of digestive diseases at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, told BuzzFeed: 'The increased transit time means there's less time for absorption of water in the colon, so the stools are watery and come out as diarrhoea.

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