how often bowel movementHow often should you have a bowel movement? 1 time a day? Every other day? What is considered normal?

Dr. Edwin Levine, MD, Gastroenterologist & Good to Go founder, answers this common question.

Watch the video or read the transcript below.

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QUESTION: How often should I have a bowel movement?

ANSWER: How often should I have a a bowel movement is a question people ask me all the time… It’s easy to answer because it’s been studied heavily in medicine.

What is considered normal is having a bowel movement anywhere from 3 times a day to every 3 days— that whole range is completely normal.