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'Tis the season to overeat, overspend, over-travel, over-stress, and over-do-it until New Year's Day ... and then people plan their resolutions to get healthier.
Does your abdomen generally hurt or have odd vague pains that are difficult to describe to your health care provider? Does it hurt after you eat, during a bowel movement or during sex?
Welcome to the New Year! Making and keeping a resolution can be daunting as unfortunately, many fail within the first few weeks of January because old habits are hard to break.
During potty training and beyond, parents of young children need to be on the lookout for chronic constipation.
That’s the message from Dr.
Everyone has experienced constipation at some point in their life. Sometimes it is due to travel, other times because of stress and for some people it is their normal way of life.
Assuming that the New Year's resolution to eat more foods with fiber didn't quite stick, how about using the half-year mark to reinvigorate that resolution?
Tis the season to travel -- the two weeks you’ve worked for all year -- the needed break from daily life.
You’re excited and you can’t wait to get on the move.
Say that you are shopping for something over-the-counter that will relieve constipation.
Many people dread the word "colonoscopy" because they have either heard about the prep work required beforehand or fear the actual procedure itself as it does entail a very tiny camera ...
Probiotic, literally meaning, “for life,” refers to the good, helpful bacteria that live in every healthy individual’s gut by the thousands.
Constipation is infrequent and/or uncomfortable bowel movements. Stool is often hard and dry. It is the most common gastrointestinal complaint in the United States and accounts for 2 million annual visits to the doctor.
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