According to the Mayo Clinic, excessive bowel movements have many causes, including celiac disease, Crohn's disease, hyperthyroidism, irritable bowel syndrome, side effects of drugs and ulcerative colitis. What constitut... More »

Small amounts of mucus in bowel movements is normal, but large amounts can be a sign of a gastrointestinal issue, according to Healthline. Dehydration, constipation and colon inflammation can result in excess st... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Causes of blood in a bowel movement include hemorrhoids, an anal fissure, an anal abscess, diverticulitis and inflammatory bowel disease, according to Cleveland Clinic. The color of the blood helps determine where the bl... More »

Intestinal disorders that cause a green-colored stool include irritable bowel syndrome, celiac disease, ulcerative colitis, Crohn?s disease and malabsorption, according to However, a green-colored stool is gen... More »

Loose bowel movements can be a symptom of irritable bowel syndrome, but constipation is also a possible symptom of the condition, notes Mayo Clinic. Bowel movements also can alternate between diarrhea and constipation in... More »

Causes of colitis include certain infections, ischemic colitis, pseudomembranous colitis, ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, but treatment of the disease depends on the cause, explains MedlinePlus. Individuals shoul... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues

MedlinePlus states that hyperactive bowel sounds come from several sources including Crohn's disease, diarrhea, food allergies, gastrointestinal bleeding, infectious enteritis and ulcerative colitis. Serious conditions l... More »