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 »

Bowel movement problems are caused by a person's diet, bacterial infections, stress, certain medications and some cancers, states WebMD. People may have infrequent or difficult passing of bowel movements or experience co... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues

Dry bowel movements, also known as constipation, can be caused by the colon absorbing too much water or by the inadequacy of dietary fiber, according to Prevention Magazine. It is a condition in which a person experience... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

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

Irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn's disease, bowel obstructions and ulcerative colitis are causes of mucus in the stool, according to Mucus in the feces is only healthy if there are trace amounts. More »