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Fecal Incontinence: What Helps, What Doesn't

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Posted August 2, 2013

 

At some point, both urinary and fecal (bowel) incontinence affect most people with dementia as brain-body communications deteriorate. Diet can influence the types of stools you have to deal with.

Foods that add to the problem:

  • Coffee

  • Tea

  • Chocolate

  • Cured or smoked meat

  • Spicy foods

  • Ice cream

  • Milk

  • Fatty or greasy foods

  • Fruit

Foods that help the problem:

  • Bananas

  • Rice

  • Tapioca

  • Applesauce

  • Yogurt

  • Oatmeal

Source: Caring.com

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