1An act of defecation.
- Many people think that normal means having one bowel movement every day, but that's not always true.
- There are, however, several signs that a bowel movement is abnormal and should be discussed with a physician.
- Straining during a bowel movement increases pressure on the veins around the anus and can lead to hemorrhoids.
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