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Editor’s Letter | HuffPost UK Life

Editor’s Letter | HuffPost UK Life

Diarrhoea. Bloating. Farts. How often are you pooing? What’s been going on with your gut lately? We love toilet talk — so much so that we have an entire series dedicated to poo: Regular. Seriously, us Brits are a nation of poo-talk avoiders — according to digestive system charity Guts UK, 58% of people are embarrassed to talk about their digestive condition or symptoms and 51% delay seeking advice for their symptoms for over six months. The result? Many of us are suffering in silence and even putting our health seriously at risk — all because of shame! That needs to change. For example, diarrhoea might not be your favourite topic at the dinner table, but research by IMODIUM®, GB’s leading anti-diarrhoea brand, actually found that a whopping 1 in 3 of us suffer from diarrhoea… So why aren’t we talking about it? By learning to dump your embarrassment and instead opting to listen to what your gut and poo are trying to let you know, not only could you end your discomfort, you could …