The Scoop on Poop!: Flush with Knowledge, Volume One by MD Joseph WeissThe Scoop on Poop!: Flush with Knowledge, Volume One by MD Joseph Weiss

The Scoop on Poop!: Flush with Knowledge, Volume One

byMD Joseph Weiss

Paperback | June 16, 2016

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The Scoop on Poop! Flush with Knowledge is a uniquely informative, tastefully entertaining, and well-illustrated volume that is a comprehensive and knowledgeable overview of all topics related to the remains of the digestive process. Whether you call it poop, feces, excrement, manure, dung, or by one of the more than one hundred euphemisms, the proper Old English term is 'shyte' or 'shite'. Now using proper Modern English, shit happens, and it happens a lot! Tens of billions of pounds and kilograms are deposited every day by a wild diversity of animal and microbial life. Humans alone contribute over three billion pounds a day, and only a small percent of that is treated by a sewage system. Whether you disdain or appreciate it, it is part of the human (and animal) experience. The purpose of this volume is to share rarely discussed, yet important, knowledge about poop. The information ranges from the potentially life-saving to the sidesplitting eccentricities and peculiarities of human behavior. The wealth of information and trivia in this volume can sustain a long social conversation, or cut it short abruptly!

Joseph B. Weiss, M.D. is Clinical Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, at the University of California, San Diego. An autodidact and polymath, he was accepted to university at age fifteen and attended the University of Michigan, University of Detroit, and Wayne State University. Reflecting ...
Title:The Scoop on Poop!: Flush with Knowledge, Volume OneFormat:PaperbackDimensions:252 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:June 16, 2016Publisher:SmartAsk BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1943760209

ISBN - 13:9781943760206


Table of Contents

Introduction Digestion Anal Canal Anal Columns Anal Expulsiveness Anal Glands Anal Glands, Musk Anal Glands, Skunk Anal Hygiene Anal Hygiene, Toilet Contamination Analingus Anal Reflex Anal Retentive Anal Sex Anal Sphincter, External Anal Sphincter, Internal Anal Stimulation Anal Valves Anal Wink Anoscopy Aroma, Feces Assume Autointoxication Ayurveda Barium Enema Bashful Bowel Bidet Bismuth Blue Ice Fall Bowel Bowel Management Bowel Movement Bowel Sounds Bristol Stool Scale Bullshit Cathartic Chamber Pot Chickenshit Close (Night) Stool Coffee, Kopi Luwak Clyster Colon Colonic Hydrotherapy, Proctoclysis Colonography Colonoscopy Composting Toilet Constipation Constitutional Continence, Fecal Coprolith Coprographia Coprolalia Coprology Coprophagia Coprophilia Copropraxia Defecation Defecography Dentate Line Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) Diarrhea Dietary Fiber Digestion Dung Dung Beetle Dung Fuel Dysbiosis Encopresis Enema Enema, Coffee Enteric Nervous System Epigenetics Eproctophilia Evacuative Dysfunction Excrement Exercise Fart Fecal Continence Fecal Impaction Fecal Incontinence Fecalith Fecal Occult Blood Fecaloma Fecal Oral Contamination Route Fecal (Microbiota) Transplant Feces Feces, Aroma Feces, Density Feces Waste Management Fiber Flora, Gastrointestinal Gastrocolic Reflex Gastroenteritis Gastroenterology Gastrointestinal Motility Gastrointestinal Nervous System Genetics Genome Gong Farmer Groom of the Stool Guano Gut-Brain-Microbiome-Food Axis Gut Feeling Gut Flora Hemorrhoid Honey Bucket & Honey Wagon Horseshit Hydrogen Hydrogen Sulfide Ileum Incontinence, Fecal Indole Insoluble Fiber Intestinal Fortitude Irritable Bowel Syndrome Jejunum Keriorrhea Klismaphilia Kopi Luwak Coffee Lactose Intolerance Large Bowel (Large Intestine) Laxative Laxative Abuse & Dependence Levator Ani Malabsorption & Maldigestion Manure Mass Movements Meconium Melena Methane Microbiome, Gut Mucoid Plaque Mucus Night Soil Night Stool Olestra Orlistat Outhouse Panchagavya Perineal Body Peristalsis Pit Toilet Prebiotic Probiotics Proctology Proctoscopy Pruritis Ani Pubococcygeus Muscle Puborectalis Muscle Rectal Bleeding Rectal Examination Rectum Runner's Trots Scatology Scybalum Septage (Septic Field & Tank) Sewer Shart Shit Shrimp Coprophagia Shyster Sigmoidoscopy Skatole Small Intestine Steatorrhea Stinkbug Suppository Toilet Toilet Gods Toilet (Potty) Training Transverse Folds of Houston Traveler's Diarrhea Valsalva Maneuver Villi Afterword Appendix A (Foreign Languages - Feces/Shit) Appendix B (Euphemisms - Feces/ Shit) Index

Editorial Reviews

Reviews"Dr. Joseph Weiss' books provide an informative and entertaining approach to sharing insights about our digestive system and wellbeing." Deepak Chopra, MD "Joseph Weiss, M.D. has a gift for books that are uniquely informative and entertaining. Packed with knowledge that ranges from practical health and wellness insights to universal but rarely discussed topics, the books are a cornucopia of health information. Whether read for their potential life enhancing information, or purely for their fascinating entertainment value, the books are a delight to read cover to cover, or peruse at leisure. The books tastefully inform and entertain with just the right balance of science, medicine, humanity, and humor. The information gained will stimulate the reader to want to share their amazing new found knowledge with friends and family!" Jack Canfield, Coauthor of the Chicken Soup for the Soul® series and The Success Principles™ Reviews on The Fart Side:Five Stars! - Edutainment at its finest: What a breath of fresh air ;) ! This short but sweet book will leave your cheeks hurting from continuous laughter....and you will be all the smarter for it! When you can seamlessly combine education and humor you know you have a keeper. Your friends and colleagues will be happy you shared this with them and you will be remembered with a chuckle. Such a neat little gift and source of edutainment!Five Star! – Buy the series! This was one of the most amusing (and educational) fun books I have ever read. I have now read the whole series and they have taken a prominent place in my (guess where?) library. Thank you Dr Weiss. What's next?Five Stars! - Never knew that being educated could be so much fun. Great read, well done!Five Stars! - Laughter is the best medicine and this book is the best!Five Stars! - Great fun...great read...who knew passing gas could be educational! This should be a best seller!Five Stars! - Can't say enough...this book is not only funny, but I learned a lot too! We should make this a must read for our politicians!Five Stars! - I wasn't sure what to expect when purchasing this book, but was pleasantly surprised to find a lighthearted and fun collection of cartoons and information. Gas has always proven funny to me, but here it was also enlightening! Between the clever single panel cartoons of Dan Reynolds and the uniquely fascinating information and trivia from Dr. Joseph Weiss, "The Fart Side" was a 'breeze' to read!Barnes & on The Fart Side:Five Stars! - Highly entertaining, well done, puts the fun back in passing gas! The way humour should be.Five Stars! - I don't think I have ever laughed so hard! Cracked me up......Should be a must read for everyone!Five Stars! - Education, the way it should be.....informative and entertaining. I made the mistake of reading this in a public place and laughing out loud......All I had to say is that it was a book on passing wind........everyone wanted a copy.Five Stars! - OMG...stop!! I kept laughing and passing gas at the same time! This puts The Far Side to shame....more educational and more entertaining. Hilarious and yet informative. This is an instant classic........someone will be using this book in a movie!