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Does yoga stimulate your bowels?

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August 04, 2011 11:07PM

Any activity which involves a twisting or massaging motion of the trunk, or lower abdomen can stimulate the bowels. That doesn't mean that you'll suddenly have a bowel movement (aka take a poop) during your downward-facing-dog, but it can help to increase circulation and help your body to move everything through your system smoothly.