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The Happy Bowel

Written by Dr Michael Levitt MB BS, FRACS


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When push comes to shove, there is nothing as fundamental as a well-functioning bowel. Dr Michael Levitt, highly respected surgeon, has restored hundreds of patients to bowel health and happiness.

This comprehensive guide is full of practical advice, helpful tips and clear explanations for how to obtain and maintain a successfully working bowel.


'Levitt delivers this information with a fun sense of humour and lightheartedness that makes the subject an enjoyable read.' Good Reading Magazine

'...this easy-to-read 190-page offering decisively makes [the case that there's nothing as fundamental as a well-functioning bowel] and is as entertaining as it is informative.' Australian Medical Association

'His remarkable book ... Written in a jaunty, no-nonsense style ... draws on a lifetime of experience in restoring patients to regularity.' Writing WA

'This pocket-sized gem of a book is an investment for anyone struggling to achieve perfect bowel movements on a consistent basis, if ever.' The Australian

ISBN 9781925591231 (Paperback)
Formats B Format (198 x 130mm) (Paperback)
Categories ebooks
Food & Health
Non Fiction
Publisher Fremantle Press
Edition 1st
Publication Year 2018
Pages 192
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    Dr Michael Levitt MB BS, FRACS

    Dr Michael Levitt MB BS (UWA), FRACS trained as a surgeon in Western Australia before pursuing subspecialty training in colorectal surgery at London’s St Mark’s and Royal Free hospitals. Since 1990 he has worked in WA as a specialist colorectal surgeon. Michael has a particular interest in the management of ‘functional’ bowel disorders – constipation, incontinence and irritable bowel syndrome – and is well known for his approach to treating these conditions. Michael is a member of the Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand. He is the Chairman of the Tonkinson Colorectal Cancer Research Fund Advisory Committee, a Director of St John of God Health Care, a member of the Medical Board of WA and Medical Director at Osborne Park Hospital, WA. Read more